Showrunner Tony Gilroy tells DQ how he endeavoured to take the Star Wars franchise in a new direction – away from Jedi, the Force and Skywalkers – with Disney+’s Andor, the series prequel to hit feature film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
As the showrunner of Israeli series Kvodo, Ron Ninio has seen his show adapted around the world – most famously as US drama Your Honor. He discusses the origins of the original format and why it has been successfully translated all over the globe.
While working on the latest season of Succession, writer Lucy Prebble found time to reunite with best friend Billie Piper for I Hate Suzie Too, a sequel to the 2020 drama. She tells DQ about showrunning, truthful writing and the demands of creating a fictional dance competition.
From the creators of Dark comes 1899, a mystery series set aboard a passenger ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. DQ speaks to Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar about their love of puzzles and how the show was made in a virtual production studio.
Writer-director Hugo Blick opens up about his latest drama, Emily Blunt-led series The English, how he sought to reimagine the Western genre and why he compares himself and Blunt to John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Four years after the launch of ABC police procedural The Rookie, showrunner Alexi Hawley is preparing for the launch of spin-off series The Rookie: Feds. He discusses how the show was born, its theme of second chances and partnering with star Niecy Nash.
Ryan Condal, co-creator of House of the Dragon, reveals how he breathed life (and fire) into the eagerly awaited Game of Thrones prequel, which focuses on the Targaryen family 200 years before the events of the original series.
Showrunner Nikki Toscano tells DQ about making Paramount+ series The Offer, which dramatises the true story behind the making of The Godfather.
Dustin Lance Black, creator and showrunner of Under the Banner of Heaven, discusses how this long-gestating project came to television, the influence of his own upbringing and why the show offers a new perspective on true crime.
SkyMed showrunner Julie Puckrin reveals the family connection behind this series about a group of medics serving isolated communities in Northern Canada, its themes of identity and the secret star of the show.
Showrunners Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard tell DQ about reuniting with star Maya Rudolph for Apple TV+ comedy Loot, their love of workplace dramas and why they never stop writing.
Dolly Alderton, whose career has taken her from columnist, agony aunt and podcaster to author and now television showrunner, tells DQ about adapting her own memoir, Everything I Know About Love, into a BBC drama.
Writers and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet tell DQ about their latest collaboration – updating Walter Tevis’s classic sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth – working with an all-star cast and why humour is the show’s secret weapon.
Filmmaker Rama Burshtein-Shai makes the move to TV with her debut series Fire Dance. She tells DQ how the series explores the theme of forbidden love between a troubled young woman and a married man.
Patrick Somerville, showrunner of HBO Max drama Station Eleven, looks back on the making of this post-apocalyptic series set both before and 20 years after a devastating pandemic sweeps around the world.
Die Hard screenwriter Jeb Stuart speaks to DQ about creating his epic Vikings: Valhalla for Netflix: “They didn’t come to me to remake The Tudors.”
Will Smith’s iconic 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air gets a dramatic makeover in Peacock series Bel-Air. Showrunners TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson reveal how the story got flipped-turned upside down.
Spanish showrunner Iván Escobar has reunited with Vis a Vis star Maggie Civantos for Express, a crime thriller about a psychologist who falls victim to a new form of kidnapping. He speaks to DQ about the origins of the series and the growing popularity of Spanish drama around the world.
Showrunner Peter McKenna looks back on making his Dublin-set crime family drama Kin and assesses the new confidence of Irish television storytelling.