Category: STAR POWER
Matt Okine swaps stand-up for television as the creator of The Other Guy, the latest series to blur the boundaries between comedy and drama. Alongside co-star Valene Kane, he tells DQ about creating television with a dose of reality.
Michelle Dockery sheds her Downton Abbey image in TNT thriller Good Behavior, which is returning for its second season this month. She tells DQ about leaving Lady Mary behind for a life of crime in the US drama – and previews her upcoming Netflix series Godless.
After 13 years investigating crimes on US juggernaut NCIS, Michael Weatherly swapped the navy police for the courtroom with Bull. As the legal drama begins its second season, the actor discusses both CBS series, auditioning for Steven Spielberg and why procedurals still have the ability to satisfy viewers.
Benedict Cumberbatch takes centre stage in The Child in Time, Stephen Butchard’s adaptation of Ian McEwan’s haunting novel about loss and grief. The star tells DQ about shaking off his more famous alter-ego and stepping into a producer role.
Blood Drive may be the most extreme, bloody and downright original drama this year. DQ chats to star Christina Ochoa about playing the femme fatale in Syfy’s Grindhouse thriller.
Nigel Lindsay and Catherine Flemming reveal the secrets of ITV period drama Victoria as the series, starring Jenna Coleman as the British monarch, returns for a second season.
British actor Tom Cullen tells DQ about leading the charge in historical drama Knightfall, in which he plays the head of the legendary Knights Templar.
With starring roles in Guerrilla and Born to Kill, Daniel Mays has already had a busy year. He tells DQ about his next show, Against the Law, in which he plays a character who was instrumental in the UK’s decision to decriminalise homosexuality in the 1960s.
The strained relationship between a mother and son is pushed to the limit when they must work together to bring down a criminal gang, as the cast of Swedish thriller Innan vi dör (Before We Die) explain.
Stars Julia Stiles and Lena Olin and coproducer Paul McGuinness tell DQ about Riviera, the Sky Atlantic drama in which the death of an art magnate reveals a gateway to the sinister underbelly of the south of France.
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.
The crew of the Raza face new battles as space opera Dark Matter returns for a third season. DQ hears from the cast about why the sci-fi show is resonating with fans.
A new ITV drama finds its name and setting in Scotland’s Loch Ness, where the only monsters are the ones lurking on land. DQ chats to the cast about crime series The Loch.
Rike Schmid, the star of Italian crime drama Maltese, tells DQ about the 1970s-set series in which a detective takes on the mafia.
An award-winning stage turn changed the fortunes of actor Denise Gough, who tells DQ about starring in BBC2 three-parter Paula.
From Line of Duty and Home Fires to Apple Tree Yard and Unforgotten, actor Mark Bonnar is never far from television screens. He discusses his career, new projects including Porridge and working on Catastrophe.
Guerrilla stars Babou Ceesay and Freida Pinto discuss the love story at the heart of Oscar-winner John Ridley’s examination of race relations in 1970s London.
French actor Vahina Giocante tells DQ about starring in 12-part drama Mata Hari, which tells the story of the real-life exotic dancer, courtesan and infamous spy.
While locations often bring a series to life, few had as much impact as the setting of Midnight Sun, both on and off screen, as the drama’s leading actors tell DQ.