Articles about BBC Studios
Six-part drama Truelove flips the script on romance with an older central couple who become embroiled in a story of love and death. As co-creators Charlie Covell and Iain Weatherby and executive producer Petra Fried explain, television isn’t just for the younger generation.
As the BBC serves up restaurant drama Boiling Point, star and executive producer Hannah Walters tells DQ about its journey from short film to the small screen, and how she and husband Stephen Graham are telling stories through their own company, Matriarch Productions.
Penelope and Ginny Skinner, creators and writers of The Following Events are Based on a Pack of Lies, tell DQ about making the subversive con artist story, keeping viewers guessing and using art while writing.
Making the move from make-up designer to producer, Jessica Taylor has completed an unusual career switch. She tells DQ how support from some high-profile TV stars led her to become the producer of the third season of acclaimed crime drama Happy Valley.
Six Four transplants the basis of a Japanese novel to the streets of Glasgow, where the disappearance of a young girl has haunting parallels to a previously unsolved case. Creator Gregory Burke and stars Kevin McKidd and Vinette Robinson reveal more.
As cold-case drama Unforgotten returns for a fifth season, writer Chris Lang and stars Sanjeev Bhaskar and Sinéad Keenan reveal how the acclaimed series picks up following the departure of one of the show’s stars.
Juliette Howell, co-CEO of House Productions, tells DQ about the prodco’s creative ambitions on the back of hit BBC series Sherwood and previews forthcoming ITVX crime drama Six Four.
The cast and creative team behind UKTV comedy We Are Not Alone tell DQ why this feature-length comedy focuses less on Earth’s alien visitors than humankind’s own stupidity.
Former doctor Adam Kay speaks to DQ about turning his bestselling memoir This is Going to Hurt into a BBC drama and the show’s real-world impact within the medical community.
Sherwood lead director Lewis Arnold talks to DQ about the success of the James Graham-scripted crime drama, working with the starry British cast and why he almost left the show.
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.
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.
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.
Writer Pete Jackson and executive producer Petra Fried discuss their collaboration on Channel 4 drama Somewhere Boy (fka The Birth of Daniel F Harris), the story of a sheltered teenager experiencing modern life for the first time.
From the writers of The Salisbury Poisonings comes a Belfast-set police drama about three rookie officers heading out on the beat for the first time. DQ speaks to Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson about Blue Lights.
Traces writer Amelia Bullmore lifts the lid on the science behind the forensically minded crime drama, which is back for a second season, and explains how she balances writing with her numerous on-screen roles.
The BBC and AMC’s adaptation of doctor-turned-comedian Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir This is Going to Hurt promises to be a warts-and-all depiction of life working on the wards and the toll the job can take back home.
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.
Charles Babalola speaks to DQ about his role in Stephen Merchant’s BBC and Amazon comedy crime thriller The Outlaws, which introduces seven strangers forced to complete community service together.