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Identity crisis

Japanese producer Akino Suzuki tells DQ about conspiracy thriller Lost ID, in which an engineer fights to uncover the truth when his identity is erased.

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Cleverman smartens up

Ryan Griffen, the creator of Australian sci-fi drama Cleverman, introduces DQ to the show’s second season and a new cast of characters known as the Bindawu.

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Casting Guerrilla

Casting director Shaheen Baig and executive producer Katie Swinden tell DQ about tapping a host of British stars to appear in Guerrilla, John Ridley’s six-part study of race relations in 1970s London.

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Labour of Love

Friendship turns to romance in Argentinian drama Amar Despues de Amar (Love After Loving) – with devastating consequences. DQ hears more about the series from Telefe content manager Mercedes Reincke.  

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The Heart of the matter

Turkish stars Kerem Bursin and Leyla Lydia Tugutlu introduce DQ to Heart of the City, the ATV drama about a man who finds love as he attempts to confront his past.

Trendspotting

Return of the King

As Spike launches its adaptation of The Mist, Stephen Arnell explores how TV and film versions of Stephen King’s work have become more popular and prolific than ever.

Origin Story

Peering into Bucket

Bucket writer Frog Stone, who also stars with Miriam Margolyes, reveals the inspiration behind the four-part series about a dying mother’s final wishes.

IN FOCUS

Down to Business

The property business gets personal in Japanese drama Your Home is My Business. DQ speaks to producer Reina Oda about developing the series, which is being remade in China.  

STAR POWER

Ready to rumble

Sydelle Noel and Britney Young tell DQ why they climbed into the ring for GLOW, the forthcoming Netflix show about a group of women who are chosen to star in the first female wrestling TV series.

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Punishing work

Director Tom Shankland discusses his craft, looking at shows including The Missing, House of Cards and Marvel series Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Punisher.

The Writers Room

From Russia with love

The Cold War has proven to be a popular subject for TV drama in the past couple of years. Russian series Optimisty (The Optimists), created by Michael Idov, continues that trend.  

The Writers Room

The Fearless factor

After working on Homeland for the past four seasons, British writer Patrick Harbinson is bringing his own brand of conspiracy thriller back to the UK. He tells DQ the story behind Fearless.