Articles about BBC
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.
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.
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.
Former police officer Tony Schumacher reveals how an early scene in his five-part series The Responder sets out to challenge viewers’ expectations of this Liverpool-set crime drama.
Husband-and-wife writing team Rhys Thomas and Lucy Montgomery break down their partnership on Dodger, a 10-part family drama set before Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist.
Martin Haines, executive producer of upcoming BBC series SAS: Rogue Heroes, tells DQ about linking up with Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight for this story about the birth of the special forces unit.
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.
As Killing Eve returns for a fourth and final season, head writers Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, Suzanne Heathcote and Laura Neal discuss their time working on the hit spy thriller and reveal which character they all loved writing.
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.
Starstruck’s Rose Matafeo, Nikesh Patel and Emma Sidi preview the return of the BBC and HBO Max romantic comedy about a millennial navigating two jobs and a relationship with a famous film star.
In psychological thriller Chloe, a young woman infiltrates the life of a social media star to find out how she died. Creator Alice Seabright, executive producer Tally Garner and the cast speak to DQ about making the series.
Star Martin Freeman, screenwriter Tony Schumacher and executive producer Laurence Bowen discuss the making of Liverpool-set police drama The Responder, which follows an urgent-response officer over a series of evenings.
Writer Sarah Phelps and executive producer Delyth Scudamore discuss how they sought to readdress history and the maligned profile of the Duchess of Argyll in BBC and Prime Video drama A Very British Scandal.
The stars of Around the World in 80 Days – David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma and Leonie Benesch – tell DQ about their adventure making this globetrotting period drama, which is pitched as a family-friendly take on Jules Verne’s classic tale.
The Girl Before star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and executive producer Eleanor Moran take DQ inside the making of this psychological thriller and reveal how the actor helped to cast the miniseries in her first producer role.
The team behind Vienna Blood talk about reuniting amid the pandemic to film the second season of the period drama, in which a young advocate of Sigmund Freud helps a veteran detective crack murder cases in 1900s Austria.
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.
Director Zara Hayes and executive producer Simon Heath discuss the themes and ideas behind Showtrial, a five-part BBC legal drama that takes a stylised approach to a story that mixes murder and the media.