A trio of the world’s hottest television writers – Bill Gallagher, Victoria Madden and Sarah Phelps – discuss their latest projects and reveal how they find their voice for the small screen.
2017 looks set to be another exciting year for drama, with Discovery’s Manifesto and BBC/FX’s Taboo coming through, written by Andrew Sodroski and Steven Knight respectively.
The Edinburgh International TV Festival has become a major platform for news about new British drama, while Turkey’s The End is getting another remake.
Victoria Madden’s Tasmania-based series The Kettering Incident is heading a revival in home-grown Australian drama, with Sarah Smith’s House of Bond looking like another interesting prospect.
A report from Screen Australia shows the country’s TV drama funding is in decline. DQ considers the future of the genre and asks how it can it turn its fortunes around.
As Foxtel commits to tripling its budget for scripted content, DQ editor Michael Pickard looks at the glut of new dramas emerging from the Australian pay TV giant.