Category: IN FOCUS
Actor, writer and director Mark Gatiss and the team behind The Amazing Mr Blunden tell DQ why they were inspired to remake this beloved story, which serves up a festive blend of ghosts and time travel.
Showrunner Stefano Lodovichi and actors Edoardo Pesce and Silvia D’Amico speak to DQ about working together on Italian mystical thriller Christian, which centres on a gangster who gains mysterious powers.
In Norwegian series Jordbrukerne (Countrymen), four men with suspect plans inadvertently open the country’s first halal dairy. DQ speaks to creators Izer Aliu and Anne Bjørnstad and actor Nader Khademi about the show.
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh lands on television with a series based on his 2008 novel Crime. The creative team behind the show discuss making this police drama about a complex, conflicted detective on the hunt for a serial killer.
Executive producers Phil Trethowan and Ben Bickerton tell DQ about curating Channel 4’s anthology series On the Edge, while writer Nessah Muthy reveals how true events inspired her episode about a new mother struggling with her mental health.
Star Marie Reuther, writer Johanne Algren, producer Ditte Milsted and director Kaspar Munk preview Kamikaze, HBO Max’s first Danish original series, which follows a young woman on a life-changing journey in the wake of a tragic event.
Close to Me star Connie Nielsen, writer Angela Pell and director Michael Samuels speak to DQ about making this psychological thriller about a woman’s memory loss and discuss its unique take on a coming-of-age story.
Writer Patrick Harbinson joins stars Gemma Whelan and Tahirah Sharif and executive producer Damien Timmer to take DQ inside ITV crime drama The Tower, which follows events after two people fall to their deaths from the top of a building in London.
Writer Shir Reuven and director Talya Lavie introduce Sad City Girls, an Israeli dramedy about the highs and lows experienced by two friends finding their way into adulthood.
In My Skin stars Gabrielle Creevy and Jo Hartley, writer Kayleigh Llewellyn and director Molly Manners discuss the return of the award-winning series, the complex relationships at the heart of the story and why the show will conclude with its second season.
Director Zara Hayes and executive producer Simon Heath discuss the themes and ideas behind Showtrial, a five-part BBC legal drama that takes a stylised approach to a story that mixes murder and the media.
Pandore co-writer and co-director Savina Dellicour and producer Ives Swennen tell DQ about making the Belgian political drama, which centres on a self-serving politician and an investigating judge.
German drama Blackout: Tomorrow Is Too Late imagines what happens when a sudden blackout throws Europe into crisis. DQ hears from star Marie Leuenberger and the creative team behind the show.
Stars Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adewunmi join executive producer Sarah Hammond and director Craig Viveiros to discuss Angela Black, ITV’s psychological thriller about woman whose ‘perfect’ life isn’t all it seems.
Stand-up comic Kitty Flanagan tells DQ how her dream to make a TV series came true with the award-winning Fisk, which follows a solicitor as she deals with grieving relatives and warring siblings in a wills and probate office.
Head writer Freddy Syborn and executive producer Sally Woodward Gentle preview six-part thriller Ragdoll, in which a killer taunts the police officers hunting him by revealing the names of his next targets.
Sisi showrunner Andreas Gutzeit, director Sven Bohse and executive producer Hauke Barthel tell DQ about their ambitions to retell “Europe’s greatest love story” for modern audiences.
Writer Ashley Pharoah, director Steve Barron and executive producers Simon Crawford Collins and Lionel Uzan recall their journey together in making Around the World in 80 Days, starring David Tennant as Phileas Fogg.
As filming nears completion on BBC drama Sherwood, writer James Graham and executive producer Juliette Howell explain how this six-part series analyses the state of a nation through a crime thriller set in a northern mining village.