To mark International Women’s Day, DQ speaks to writer and director Alankrita Shrivastava about her Netflix drama Bombay Begums, in which she shines the spotlight on the lives of five women navigating life and the obstacles that stand in their way.
Showrunners Terri Edda Miller and Andrew W Marlowe tell DQ about reimagining vigilante drama The Equalizer for US network CBS and producing the Queen Latifah-led series during the pandemic.
Steve Lightfoot, showrunner of Netflix’s British thriller Behind Her Eyes, takes DQ into this adaptation of Sarah Pinborough’s novel about a woman who becomes entangled in the secrets and lies between her boss and his wife.
Walker showrunner Anna Fricke discusses reimagining 1990s Chuck Norris series Walker, Texas Ranger and the challenges of making TV during the pandemic.
The Stand showrunner Benjamin Cavell takes DQ inside the adaptation of Stephen King’s apocalyptic novel and explains how he worked with the acclaimed author to bring the series to the screen.
Jan Martin Scharf and Arne Nolting look back on their 20-year writing partnership and discuss the making of their latest collaboration, Netflix’s German historical epic Barbaren (Barbarians).
Acclaimed film director Luca Guadagnino discusses his first TV series, We Are Who We Are, a coming-of-age story about two American teenagers living on a US military base in Northern Italy.
Writer, director, producer and actor Tyler Perry talks about breaking into the TV industry, how he prepared to restart filming amid the pandemic and television’s power to change the world.
US showrunner Darren Star speaks to DQ about realising a long-held ambition with his latest series, Emily in Paris, and discusses the legacy of an iconic back catalogue that includes Beverly Hills 90210 and Sex & the City.
Danish writer Maja Jul Larsen tells DQ about making her first series, Ulven Kommer (Cry Wolf), in which a social worker must investigate an allegation from a young girl that threatens to tear her family apart.
Showrunner Sheri Elwood opens up about the real-life origins of her Canadian dramedy Feudal and explains how a story set at a summer resort in Nova Scotia provided the perfect bubble for filming amid the pandemic.
A super-intelligent computer threatens to start a global catastrophe in Fox thriller Next. Showrunner Manny Coto reveals how his own experiences led him to create a drama rooted in real science.
A disgraced lawyer gets a second chance by working for her estranged father in Canadian legal drama Family Law. DQ speaks to showrunner Susin Nielsen about her personal connection to the series and the need for feel-good television.
HBO Europe’s first original Spanish commission, Patria is an adaptation of Fernando Aramburu’s novel on the impact of the Basque conflict. Showrunner Aitor Gabilondo tells DQ how he tackled this tumultuous period of Spanish history.
German writer and director Christian Ditter tells DQ about making his showrunning debut with Biohackers, a Netflix original series dealing with love, revenge and revolutionary scientific technology.
The Path creator Jessica Goldberg tells DQ about her latest mission, showrunning Netflix space drama Away, in which Hilary Swank juggles work and family while on a rocket heading to Mars.
Succession writer and award-winning playwright Lucy Prebble tells DQ about reuniting with best friend and actor Billie Piper for Sky’s provocative and stylistically ambitious eight-part drama I Hate Suzie.
Real life unexpectedly clashed with fiction in the making of German drama Sløborn, in which a virus ravages an island community. Showrunner Christian Alvart fills DQ in on the eight-part series.
Writer and director Denis Karyshev introduces Russian drama Wolf Trap, in which a gangster seeks revenge for his parents’ death by taking on the crime bosses now running his hometown.