Category: DQ TV
Nigel Williams, the writer behind Sky and HBO miniseries Catherine the Great, tells DQ about uncovering the true story of Russia’s 18th century ruler and reuniting with Helen Mirren.
Crime writer Martin Michaud tells DQ about his experience developing a TV series based on his detective character Victor Lessard.
Dariusz Jablonski, director of Eastern European coproduction The Pleasure Principle, talks about creating one of the region’s first high-end dramas and filming in three different countries.
Writer/director David Schalko and producer John Lueftner discuss making German-language drama M – A City Hunts A Murderer, which is based on Fritz Lang’s iconic 1931 movie.
Jonas Nay, star of The Master Butchers Singing Club, and producer Sarah Kirkegaard open up about making the miniseries, based on Louise Erdrich’s novel about a German butcher who emigrates to the US after the First World War.
Prodigal Son co-creators Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver explain how this Fox murder mystery doubles up as a twisted family drama.
Cristian Conti, creator of Colombian drama Wild District, talks about themes of the Netflix series and the increasing prominence of non-English-language drama.
German director Edward Berger reveals some of the secrets behind filming Deutschland 83, The Terror and Patrick Melrose, and discusses the changing role of the director.
As the Bauhaus art movement celebrates its centenary, DQ learns more about German drama Bauhaus: Die Neue Zeit (A New Era) from stars Anna Marie Mühe and August Diehl.
With season five now on air, Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight discusses experimenting with the series, talking to his characters and writing without a plan.
When a girl goes missing while playing a game with her father, it sets two detectives on the trail of a deadly kidnapper. Film UA’s Kateryna Vyshnevska and Olesya Lukyanenko tell DQ about Ukrainian drama Hide & Seek.
Baran bo Odar, co-creator of German supernatural drama Dark, tells DQ about the origins of the Netflix series and gives an insight into his creative process and the trouble with writers block.
Writer Sarah Lambert and director Jeffrey Walker discuss making four-part Australian drama Lambs of God, in which Essie Davis, Ann Dowd and Jessica Barden star as nuns living at an isolated monastery.
Philipp Käßbohrer and Matthias Murmann reveal the backstory behind their Netflix series How to Sell Drugs Fast (Online), a teenage buddy comedy about a fledgling school drug dealer, which mixes romance with elements of a gangster thriller.
US writer Karen Hall looks back on a storied career that has seen her work on series from Eight is Enough and M*A*S*H – and its celebrated finale – to groundbreaking crime drama Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting and The Good Wife.
Ahead of the return of Netflix’s Spanish young-adult thriller Élite, co-creator and writer Darío Madrona tells DQ about making the series, which follows the pupils of an exclusive school where love and rivalry lead to murder.
Leticia Dolera, writer, director and star of Dejate Llevar (Perfect Life), introduces the Spanish dramedy, which won best series and the special performance prize following its premiere at Canneseries.
Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha arrives on ITV with her first longform series, Beecham House. In this DQTV video, she explains why the period drama offers a fresh perspective of the British-Indian relationship.
Russell T Davies, creator and writer of Years and Years, and executive producer Nicola Shindler break down this future-gazing six-part family saga, which follows the fates and fortunes of the Lyons family through 15 tumultuous years in Britain.