Tag: Channel 4
Director Kath Mattock tells DQ how she became involved in factual drama The Trial: A Murder in the Family and how this complex series blends reality and fiction in order to record the deliberations that take place by a jury deciding the outcome of a murder trial.
Operation Yewtree, the investigation led by British police into historical sexual abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile and other high-profile personalities, is now the subject of four-part drama National Treasure. DQ hears from writer Jack Thorne and stars Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters.
Jack Thorne’s quest for domination of European screenwriting took another leap forward this week with news that he will pen the BBC’s adaptation of His Dark Materials. Elsewhere, HBO puts a different spin on Vinyl and Playground options two books.