Articles about ITV
Maya Sondhi has gone from starring in police dramas to writing her own. She gives DQ the lowdown on her first original series, ITV’s DI Ray, which focuses on a detective struggling with her identity.
Unforgotten writer Chris Lang was tasked with dramatising the unbelievable true story of a man who faked his own death for ITV true crime drama The Thief, His Wife & the Canoe. He tells DQ how he brought this stranger-than-fiction tale to the small screen.
Author and TV host Graham Norton, director Kathy Burke and writers Dominic Treadwell-Collins and Karen Cogan discuss Holding, their adaptation of Norton’s novel set in a small Irish community where the local police officer faces his first murder investigation.
Director James Watkins speaks to DQ about bringing Len Deighton’s iconic spy Harry Palmer to television in six-part drama The Ipcress File and casting Joe Cole in the role made famous by Michael Caine.
Writer George Kay and producer Patrick Spence give DQ an insight into upcoming true crime drama Litvinenko, which tells the story of police officers investigating the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and his wife Marina’s fight for justice.
Writer Peter Berry and executive producer Jake Lushington preview ITV’s psychological thriller The Suspect, in which Aidan Turner plays a psychologist helping police investigate a suspicious death while keeping more than a few secrets of his own.
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.
Executive producer Lucy Bedford and writer Dan Sefton tell DQ how they overcame the Covid-19 pandemic to complete filming on the fourth season of The Good Karma Hospital in Sri Lanka.
Writer Daniel Brierley, producer Julia Stannard and executive producer Jed Mercurio reveal how they hope to hit the target with ITV’s explosive thriller Trigger Point, which follows a team of bomb-disposal operatives standing in the face of a terrorist campaign.
The Bay creator Daragh Carville and new star Marsha Thomason speak to DQ about the return of the crime drama and the arrival of a new family liaison officer (FLO) to its picturesque Morecambe setting.
Writer Patrick Harbinson joins stars Gemma Whelan and Tahirah Sharif and executive producer Damien Timmer to take DQ inside ITV crime drama The Tower, which follows events after two people fall to their deaths from the top of a building in London.
Stars Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adewunmi join executive producer Sarah Hammond and director Craig Viveiros to discuss Angela Black, ITV’s psychological thriller about woman whose ‘perfect’ life isn’t all it seems.
The cast and crew of ITV crime drama The Long Call take DQ behind the scenes to discuss adapting Ann Cleeves’ novel, filming in a car showroom and the birth of ‘North Devon noir.’
Hollington Drive star Anna Maxwell-Martin, writer Sophie Petzal, director Carolina Giammetta and executive producer Jonathan Fisher reveal why this darkly funny story of two sisters is more than a mystery about a missing child.
Sharlene Whyte and Hugh Quarshie reflect on their starring roles in Stephen, a three-part ITV drama that follows the investigation into the murder of Stephen Lawrence 13 years after he was killed in a racist attack.
British actor Ben Miller reveals why playing the title character in the UK remake of Belgian crime series Professor T is the part of a lifetime, as he talks about overcoming obsessive-compulsive disorder and his love of European drama.
As ITV drama Innocent returns for a second season, the cast and creative team discuss its themes of separation and connection, filming in the Lake District and finding a character’s smell.
Writer Ed Whitmore, producer Clare Shepherd and executive producer Lucy Bedford unwrap the psychology behind five-part surveillance thriller Viewpoint, the first ITV drama that began filming during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Emily Watson and Denise Gough go head-to-head in ITV drama Too Close, a psychological thriller about a forensic psychiatrist who faces up to secrets in her own life when assigned to assess a mother accused of a horrendous crime.