Category: DQ TV
Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson and executive producer Ed Guiney discuss developing and casting the small-screen adaptation of Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel.
Creator and writer Julian Fellowes and executive producer Gareth Neame look back on the origins of hit period drama Downton Abbey, discussing how it rejuvenated a genre and came to fascinate audiences around the world.
Star Marc Warren and writer Chris Murray reveal the origins of Van Der Valk, ITV’s reboot of the 1970s detective drama set in Amsterdam.
Finnish actors Emmi Parviainen and Olavi Uusivirta tell DQ about their roles in 1950s spy thriller Shadow Lines, in which Finland finds itself at the heart of the battle between East and West.
Co-writer and director Marvin Kren and executive producer Moritz Polter discuss making dark Austrian drama Freud, which takes viewers inside the mind of a young Sigmund Freud.
Family drama meets thriller in ITV drama Flesh & Blood. Executive producer Kate Bartlett, writer Sarah Williams and director Louise Hooper take DQ into the making of the series.
Delhi Crime director Richie Mehta and producer Pooja Kohli talk about the background to the Hindi-language miniseries, which dramatises an infamous gang rape that took place in December 2012.
Anthony Horowitz, author and creator of Alex Rider, and executive producer Jill Green reveal the genesis of bringing the teen spy to television in a series based on his Point Blanc novel.
Jan Guillou’s literary hero Carl Hamilton is given a contemporary update in Swedish action thriller Agent Hamilton. Star Jakob Oftebro and director Erik Leijonborg reveal how it was done.
Samantha Strauss, creator and writer of The End, and executive producers Rachel Gardner and Jamie Laurenson discuss the Australian drama about three generations of the same family dealing with matters of life and death.
Frank Spotnitz and Emily Feller from Big Light Productions tee up the third and final season of Rai and Netflix’s Medici saga, which continues the story of Lorenzo the Magnificent in Renaissance Florence.
Mystery Road producer Greer Simpkin and season two director Warwick Thornton discuss the show’s expansion from the movies that inspired it and how it blends traditional western tropes with the Australian outback.
Cate Blanchett, the co-creator and exec producer of Stateless, and Matchbox Pictures MD Alastair McKinnon discuss the global themes at the heart of this Australian drama about four people whose lives intersect at a detention centre.
Holt McCallany, the star of Mindhunter, talks about the acclaimed Netflix crime drama and explains why its attention to authenticity sets it apart from other shows in the genre.
Sense8 and Narcos star Miguel Ángel Silvestre discusses taking the lead in Spanish true crime miniseries En el Corredor de la Muerte (On Death Row), in which he plays a man convicted in the US of a murder he did not commit and facing the death penalty.
Co-creators and writers Dorte Høgh and Ida Maria Rydén, alongside director Milad Alami, break down the making of Danish drama Når støvet har lagt sig (When the Dust Settles), in which a devastating terror attack hits Copenhagen.
Tim Minchin, the writer and star of Upright, recalls the journey to making this comedy drama about a pair of mismatched characters who embark on a road trip across Australia.
Exec producers Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson and Doug Robinson introduce ABC legal drama For Life, based on the true story of a prisoner who becomes a lawyer for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence.
Actors Freddie Fox and Mark Addy talk about their roles in ITV factual drama White House Farm, which seeks to provide fresh insight into the murders of five members of the same family in 1985.