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Rise of the celebrity showrunner

In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.

IN FOCUS

Crossing the Line

DQ hears from stars Thandie Newton, Vicky McClure and creator Jed Mercurio as Line of Duty returns for a fourth season.

The Writers Room

Above and beyond

Writer Manuela Dias tells DQ about Justiça (Above Justice), a Brazilian drama that follows the fate of four people arrested on a single night.

The Writers Room

Living the dream

Tony Grisoni enthuses about the merits of collaboration as he discusses career highlights including Southcliffe and Red Riding and reveals more about new projects The City & The City and Philip K Dick anthology Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.

The Writers Room

Bringing Bosch to life

As Amazon’s original crime drama Bosch heads into its third season, award-winning author Michael Connnelly tells DQ how his literary creation has been brought to life on the small screen – and why he thinks the series can run and run.

STAR POWER

Alexander the great

Alexander Siddig is used to playing characters with accents – but his next role, as Aristotle Onassis, presented a very different challenge, as he told DQ.

SHOWRUNNER

End Game

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss discussed on-set disasters, character deaths, celeb cameos and plans for life after the fantasy series during a keynote chat in Austin.

IN FOCUS

The immigration game

At the world premiere of Starz drama American Gods, showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green spoke of the challenges of telling ‘immigrant stories’ in the current political climate. Adam Benzine reports.

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On Duty

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio speaks to DQ about the success of the police drama and his role as a US-style showrunner role within the UK drama industry.

The Writers Room

Reading between the lines

A trio of the world’s hottest television writers – Bill Gallagher, Victoria Madden and Sarah Phelps – discuss their latest projects and reveal how they find their voice for the small screen.

STAR POWER

Lady Luck

Thekla Reuten tells DQ about joining the cast of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and ponders what she might do with a bit of good fortune.

SHOWRUNNER

Anatomy of a showrunner

Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato has spent 20 years as a showrunner, overseeing season one of the Netflix series plus shows including NBC’s Hannibal and ABC’s Of Kings and Prophets. Here he discusses the role that has attained iconic status in television drama.