Category: DQ TV
Icelandic mystery The Flatey Enigma steps back in time to tell the story of a woman caught up in a deadly race to solve a historical riddle that could lead to the burial place of the last Viking lord. Executive producer Kjartan Thor Thordarson explains all.
Stars Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell and Michael Malarkey introduce Project Blue Book, a History period drama set in the 1950s that explores the US Air Force’s top-secret investigations into UFOs.
Unspeakable star Sarah Wayne Callies and creator Robert C Cooper discuss the CBC and SundanceTV limited series, which dramatises Canada’s tainted-blood scandal as two families become caught in a tragedy that gripped a nation.
Jess Brittain, writer and creator of BBC3 drama Clique, reveals how her own experiences inspired the university-set thriller and why she loves brave, thought-provoking storytelling.
In this DQTV special, some of the television industry’s biggest names reveal their choice of the most influential drama of the past 21 years, with suggestions including The Sopranos, The West Wing, Breaking Bad and The Bridge.
Ben Stiller talks about directing Showtime miniseries Escape at Dannemora, based on the true story of two convicted murderers who staged a prison break in Upstate New York, with help from a married female prison employee.
Mammoth Screen MD Damien Timmer talks about the company’s approach to adapting Agatha Christie novels, with its fourth miniseries, Poirot thriller The ABC Murders, coming to BBC1 this Christmas.
Ruth Wilson, star and executive producer of period drama Mrs Wilson, and fellow EP Ruth Kenley-Letts reflect on the remarkable true story behind this three-part miniseries and reveal how it was brought to the screen.
Mikko Alanne, creator and showrunner of The Long Road Home, explains how the National Geographic war drama balances the story of soldiers in Iraq with that of their families at home and discusses the responsibility of making a series based on real events.
Isak Férriz, one of the stars of Gigantes (Giants), and writer Miguel Barros discuss the story of a family-run drug empire and how this series has changed the formula of Spanish drama.
Amid the growing number of series about leaving the boundaries of Earth, writer Marc Zicree discusses his latest project, Space Command, which was aided by crowdfunding from sci-fi fans.
Das Boot stars Tom Wlaschiha and Rick Okon discuss making the Second World War drama, from reimagining the iconic novel and film on which it is based to batting claustrophobia on set and why this an exciting time for actors.
Lauren Lee Smith, the star of period detective series Frankie Drake Mysteries, on starring in the 1920s-set series, the attraction of a female-driven show and why she no longer tunes into dark dramas.
Writer, director and actor Desiree Akhavan speaks to DQ about her Channel 4 and Hulu comedy-drama The Bisexual, revealing why she wanted to make a show that was entertaining but also started a conversation about people seldom seen on screen.
Informer star Sunetra Sarker and executive producer Nic Brown take DQ behind the scenes of this contemporary thriller about a young man who becomes an informant for a counter-terrorism officer.
Jenna Coleman, the star of BBC series The Cry, and executive producer Claire Mundell tell DQ about the complex and flawed characters at the heart of the psychological drama and why four-parters are currently in vogue.
Scott Ryan, writer and star of Mr Inbetween, and director Nash Edgerton talk about the making of the dark FX comedy-drama about a hitman juggling his personal and professional lives.
Rick Remender, creator and executive producer of Syfy horror-action series Deadly Class, talks about bringing new, often riskier ideas to television and the appeal of adapting his own comic book for television.
Castle star Nathan Fillion returns to US network ABC with The Rookie, the story of the LAPD’s oldest new recruit. He and showrunner Alexi Hawley introduce the series, discuss the ensemble of characters and explain why it will appeal to a wide audience.