Articles about Britannia
As Britannia returns for a third season, DQ hears from its production, costume and hair and make-up designers to find out how they create the look of this anarchic historical drama.
A walk in the desert marked a turning point for Vertigo Films as it turned its attention to television. DQ hears how the company plans to follow its initial success with historical drama Britannia and buddy cop thriller Bulletproof.
A host of female characters are rewriting the rules for women on television. DQ explores how they are being brought to the small screen to front series ranging from contemporary crime dramas and thrillers to period and historical series.
Star David Morrissey and executive producer James Richardson break down epic historical drama Britannia, which marks the first coproduction between Sky Atlantic and Amazon Prime Video in the US.
On the right track
As the battle for the best projects becomes ever more fierce, leading drama commissioners and producers open up about their own development processes and reveal how they work to bring new series to air.
Tribes and tribulations
Hair, make-up and prosthetics designer Davina Lamont discusses her work on epic Sky and Amazon historical drama Britannia, in which a Roman army faces up to Druids and Celts in 43AD.
Watch this space
The global nature of the television business was on show at Mipcom in Cannes this week as stars from around the world presented their latest projects. DQ editor Michael Pickard offers his thoughts on a busy week in the South of France.
Britannia, Sky Atlantic’s epic Romans-in-Britain drama, debuts early next year. Ahead of the show’s world premiere at Mipcom this week, DQ talks to Sky drama chiefs Anne Mensah and Cameron Roach.
Converging on Cannes
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.
Butterworth rules Britannia
Jez Butterworth is the latest in a long line of illustrious film and theatre writers to join the scripted TV party. Homeland’s Patrick Harbinson, meanwhile, is setting up Fearless for ITV.