Articles about Channel 4
The Undeclared War stars Hannah Khalique-Brown as a gifted coder at the forefront of a government effort to ward off a series of cyber-attacks on the UK. DQ speaks to the actor and writer-director Peter Kosminsky about this topical and timely drama.
Baby Cow Productions chief operating officer Asha Amster and Jax Media creative producer Isabel Richardson discuss filming Channel 4 drama Chivalry in some of LA’s most iconic shooting locations in the midst of the pandemic.
Hullraisers star Leah Brotherhead speaks to DQ about making the Channel 4 comedy and how it set out to show it’s not always grim up North.
We Are Lady Parts and Landscapers stole the show at the British Academy Television Craft Awards 2022. Winners including writers Nida Manzoor and Kayleigh Llewellyn, costume designer KC Williams and editor Sarah Brewerton reflect on their celebrated work.
South African star Kim Engelbrecht takes DQ inside the mind of Reyka Gama, a criminal profiler struggling to come to terms with her traumatic past while trying to solve a spate of brutal murders in psychological crime drama Reyka (aka The Cane Field Killings).
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.
Writer Rob Williams tells DQ how his own experience teaching and volunteering in prisons inspired him to write six-part Channel 4 drama Screw, which spotlights the work of the male and female staff in a busy men’s prison.
Executive producers Phil Trethowan and Ben Bickerton tell DQ about curating Channel 4’s anthology series On the Edge, while writer Nessah Muthy reveals how true events inspired her episode about a new mother struggling with her mental health.
Close to Me star Connie Nielsen, writer Angela Pell and director Michael Samuels speak to DQ about making this psychological thriller about a woman’s memory loss and discuss its unique take on a coming-of-age story.
Award-winning actor and comedian Aisling Bea speaks to DQ about writing and executive producing comedy This Way Up and reveals how she has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Writer Jack Thorne and stars Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham reveal how they prepared for Help, Channel 4’s hard-hitting feature-length drama about the devastating impact of Covid-19 on a care home.
The cast and creative team behind Channel 4 true crime drama Deceit reveal their approach to dramatising the story of a controversial honeytrap operation at the centre of a high-profile murder investigation.
Star Suranne Jones and writer-director Dominic Savage discuss their collaboration on I Am Victoria, in which the actor plays a woman facing up to her own mental health struggles as she tries to hold her seemingly perfect life together.
Derry Girls is the proof that local comedy can travel around the world. Creator and writer Lisa McGee talks to DQ about what inspired her to create the series and how she sees comedy progressing in the future.
We Are Lady Parts writer and director Nida Manzoor and composer Shez Manzoor reveal how they created the soundtrack for the Muslim female punk band at the centre of this anarchic music comedy.
Bulgarian actor Julian Kostov tells DQ about his roles in fantasy drama Shadow & Bone and crime series Temple, as well as running a management company that seeks to bring greater representation to Eastern Europeans both in front of and behind the camera.
Ackley Bridge star Sunetra Sarker tells DQ about how the school-set drama has been revamped for its fourth season and discusses her role behind the scenes as an associate producer.
Actor brothers Brian and Domhnall Gleeson discuss making their first television series together, Channel 4 and Amazon’s Frank of Ireland, together with co-writer Michael Moloney and executive producers Clelia Mountford and Sharon Horgan.
It’s a Sin creator and writer Russell T Davies and executive producer Nicola Shindler discuss making the five-part series, which charts the joys and heartbreaks of four friends during the 1980s.