Articles about UK
As Versailles concludes after three seasons, executive producer Claude Chelli and costume designer Madeline Fontaine discuss the making of the lavish French historical drama.
Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent tell Michael Pickard how they transformed a Swedish sci-fi thriller into Channel 4’s biggest original drama for 20 years.
DQ editor Michael Pickard casts his eye over two very different Tutankhamun-focused shows heading for the small screen, with Spike TV spinning the story of the young ruler’s life and ITV tracking the discovery of his tomb.
As early online success secures a second season for Mr Robot before its first has even begun and No Offence does enough to gain renewal, Hannibal has suffered cancellation. But have we really seen the last of Mads Mikkelsen’s Dr Lecter?
As this week’s action-packed Game of Thrones season finale delivered yet another ratings record for HBO, Andy Fry wonders how useful the traditional overnights remain amid the ever-increasing growth of non-linear viewing.
Hit-machine Carlton Cuse suffers a rare failure with The Returned, ABC feels John Ridley’s Presence, and Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh prepares to rock with the Donnelly Brothers.
Not long ago, Robert Thorogood couldn’t get his foot in a production exec’s door. Now, the Death in Paradise creator is writing a series that caters for audiences in more than 200 countries. He gives DQ the inside track on his journey and how he makes the show work.
With voting for this year’s Emmy nominations starting on Monday, Andy Fry checks out what last year’s Emmy-winning writers are up to at the moment. Also this week, Stephen Poliakoff is named as a keynote speaker at C21’s Drama Summit.
BBC2’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall delivered the channel its best ratings for a drama series in more than a decade and won fawning praise across the board. DQ caught up with the creative talent behind the camera.
In the US, Outlander and Pretty Little Liars show how female-skewing dramas benefit from the fact women are more likely than men to discuss their favourite shows online, while over in the UK No Offence and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell are struggling.
Sons of Anarchy’s Sutter scripts executioner series, Alexander and Karaszewski tackle Simpson trial, Harcourt uncovers Churchill’s Secret and Woolverton joins The Clan of the Cave Bear.
Andy Fry wonders whether US networks will come looking for Witnesses following its runaway success in France, and examines how Jane the Virgin has seduced viewers and critics alike.