Articles about Charlie Higson
Launching a new show on a high-profile commercial channel is never easy – so perhaps we shouldn’t be too surprised that fantasy drama series Jekyll and Hyde has been axed by ITV. Andy Fry identifies the factors behind the failure of Charlie Higson’s series
The message from the C21 Drama Summit is that writers have never had it so good. They are letting their imaginations run riot – with stunning results. But the TV industry also needs to make sure it is nurturing a new generation of writers.
Perhaps best known as a writer and star of sketch comedy The Fast Show, it’s unsurprising that Charlie Higson is adding comic relief to Jekyll & Hyde’s range of monsters and villains. He and the forthcoming ITV show’s exec producer explain why they believe they’ve achieved the right tone.