Articles about Danny Brocklehurst
Ten Pound Poms dramatises the true story of the Britons who paid for the chance to start a new life down under in the 1950s. Writer Danny Brocklehurst and executive producer Joel Wilson tell DQ about creating this characterful drama and taking the polish off the period genre.
No Return star Sheridan Smith, writer Danny Brocklehurst and executive producer Nicola Shindler reveal how this four-part series puts an ordinary family in extraordinary circumstances when their teenage son is arrested on holiday.
In this DQTV special, some of the television industry’s biggest names reveal their choice of the most influential drama of the past 21 years, with suggestions including The Sopranos, The West Wing, Breaking Bad and The Bridge.
In the age of binge-watching, what makes a compelling drama that demands viewers watch the next episode immediately? DQ speaks to a host of writers to find out how they keep audiences hooked to the very end.
With so much TV to choose from, viewers can be very fickle – so how do you keep hold of them? Writing for DQ, screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst talks about the contrasting styles he used in his two most recent commissions, BBC1’s Come Home and Netflix’s Safe.
Dexter star Michael C Hall, writers Harlan Coben and Danny Brocklehurst and exec producer Nicola Shindler reveal the secrets behind making new Netflix and Canal+ thriller Safe.
With credits including Happy Valley, Cucumber and The Five, Red Production Company has built a reputation for being a writers’ producer. DQ speaks to executive producer Nicola Shindler – and some of the A-list scribes lining up to work with her.
Hardly a week goes by without some new development on the scripted format front. So here we explore 12 of the shows that have been adapted – successfully and unsuccessfully – for the US, and the writing teams behind them.
Director Mark Tonderai talks to Michael Pickard about helming every episode of new Sky1 drama The Five and finding inspiration from football managers.
Prolific author Harlan Coben says he’s ‘shooting for greatness’ with The Five, his first original TV series. DQ talks to the novelist and others behind the production and finds out why they’re convinced they’ve got their hands on a five-star hit.