Category: IN FOCUS
Director Antoine Fuqua, star Taylor Kitsch and showrunner David DiGilio break down the making of Prime Video series The Terminal List, which blends action thriller and psychological drama to mind-bending effect after a Navy SEALs operation goes tragically wrong.
Moon Years dramatises Aviv Geffen’s journey from complicated teenager to the biggest rock star in Israel. He and producer Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein reveal how they turned his life into a musical biopic.
In Blocco 181, war is raging between Italian and Latin American gangs on a Milan housing estate as an unlikely romance blossoms. The cast and directing team tell DQ about making this hyper-real fairy tale that aims to prove love will find a way.
Writer James Graham and stars including David Morrissey, Joanne Froggatt and Bally Gill preview BBC state-of-the-nation drama Sherwood, in which decades-old prejudices resurface when a murder shocks a tight-knit town.
Becoming Elizabeth star Alicia von Rittberg and creator Anya Reiss take DQ back to 16th century England to discuss this new take on the formative years of a young girl who would become Queen Elizabeth I.
Writers Florence Longpré, Guillaume Lambert and director Guillaume Lonergan discuss their collaboration on Quebecois comedy-drama Audrey est revenue (Audrey’s Back), in which a teenage girl wakes up from a 16-year coma.
Star Connie Nielsen and writer Dunja Gry Jensen reveal why they were drawn to dramatise the life of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen for Danish drama The Dreamer – Becoming Karen Blixen.
Keeley Hawes takes the lead in The Midwich Cuckoos, a modern adaptation of John Wyndham’s classic sci-fi novel. Writer David Farr and director Alice Troughton tell DQ about their shared love of the book and how they updated it for the screen.
One woman’s journey to sobriety unearths hidden secrets for her family in Irish series The Dry. Star Roisin Gallagher, writer Nancy Harris and director Paddy Breathnach discuss tackling issues of addiction and finding the show’s balance between comedy and drama.
Borgen creator Adam Price and stars Birgitte Hjort Sørensen and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard get political again as the Danish drama returns. DQ hears all about about filming in Greenland and the trouble with elevators.
Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown and series creators the Duffer Brothers reveal why season four is the biggest and scariest instalment of Netflix’s nostalgic 1980s drama yet.
Silent Witness star Emilia Fox, producer Nick Lambon and executive producer Lawrence Till tell DQ about changing the formula for the BBC drama’s landmark 25th season and discuss the secret to the show’s long-running success.
French comedy-drama Toutouyoutou (The Aerobics Project) blends espionage with the keep-fit revolution in 1980s Toulouse. Creators Géraldine de Margerie and Maxime Donzel and director Julien Patry reveal more.
Based on Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations with Friends is one of the most anticipated series of the year. DQ speaks to director Lenny Abrahamson and executive producer Ed Guiney about the challenge of following the success of their previous Rooney collaboration, Normal People.
Bafta Craft Special Award recipient Triple C is driving change in the TV industry for deaf, disabled and neurodivergent creatives on both sides of the camera. Founder Cherylee Houston and artistic director Melissa Johns tell DQ how they got this far and what comes next.
Life After Life writer Bash Doran and director John Crowley reveal how they juggled flashbacks and narration and avoided period drama clichés in making this four-part BBC series based on Kate Atkinson’s novel of the same name.
Bang Bang Baby star Arianna Becheroni and lead director Michele Alhaique discuss the making of Prime Video’s first Italian original drama, in which a teenager discovers she has a unique connection with the mob underworld in 1980s Milan.
Vitjanir (Fractures) star Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir and producer Hörður Rúnarsson speak to DQ about how themes of science and spirituality clash in this Icelandic drama about a city doctor who returns to the small village where she grew up.
Writer and director Balint Szentgyörgyi joins executives from HBO Max to reveal how they delved into the world of 1980s espionage for his first TV series, Hungarian thriller A besúgó (The Informant).