Articles about BBC Worldwide
Writer Simon Nye talks to DQ about writing The Durrells, ITV’s hit family drama about a British family living on the idyllic Greek island of Corfu in the 1930s.
British period drama The Durrells returns for its third season with more fun in store for the eponymous family. DQ caught up with star Keeley Hawes and the production team on the set at the world-famous Ealing Studios.
Hossein Amini and James Watkins, the co-creators of McMafia, reveal how they collaborated on this big-budget drama set in the world of Russian oligarchs and international organised crime.
James Norton and Juliet Rylance lead the cast in McMafia, the BBC and AMC’s global crime drama about a family of Russian ex-gangsters struggling to stay respectable.
The great and good of the television industry are once again packing their bags for another week in the south of France. DQ previews some of the drama series set to break out at Mipcom 2017.
Channel 4 drama Born to Kill explores the psychotic desires of an seemingly normal teenager. DQ spoke to co-creator Kate Ashfield, with contributions from the cast and director Bruce Goodison.
Writer Marnie Dickens reveals the origins of online network BBC3’s first original drama, Thirteen, which was also her first major television series.
With Peter Capaldi revealing he plans to leave the Tardis at the same time as showrunner Steven Moffatt also departs Doctor Who, Stephen Arnell considers the future for the long-running sci-fi drama.
Critically acclaimed crime drama Unforgotten is back for a second season on ITV. Sanjeev Bhaskar tells DQ why starring in the series is a “pure joy.”
China seems more receptive than ever to foreign drama – both acquisitions and coproductions. Also, Sky1 and Cinemax announce plans for a new series of action-adventure drama Strike Back.
The cast of Amazon’s latest release, The Collection, open the doors to the fashion house drama.
Nielsen data-crunching underlines the success of Netflix’s flagship drama Orange is the New Black, AMC shows faith in Preacher and Syfy gives a surprise recommission to 12 Monkeys.
Google-owned YouTube is finally getting into the scripted origination business, while there are also new projects from drama heavyweights Netflix, ITV, Sky, JJ Abrams, UFA and Kudos.
Post-war fashion drama The Collection is setting up shop at Amazon and France 3. DQ hears from the creative team about their designs for this UK-France coproduction.
Victoria Madden’s Tasmania-based series The Kettering Incident is heading a revival in home-grown Australian drama, with Sarah Smith’s House of Bond looking like another interesting prospect.
French detective Maigret returns to television in the guise of actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson – who reveals he initially turned down the role before deciding to star in two ITV films set in 1950s Paris.
It’s not just the Nordics that can write and produce great crime drama. This week we look at some of the crime shows that have been doing great international business at BBC Worldwide Showcase.
Apple finally looks ready to enter the TV content business with news of a Dr Dre series. But it needs to move fast if it is to catch up with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, which all made new content announcements this week.
Writer Andrew Davies has slimmed down Tolstoy’s epic novel War and Peace into a new six-part drama for the BBC. DQ hears from the creative team behind this lavish production.