Articles about ITV
DQ says hello to Jason Isaacs on the set of his ITV drama Archie, where the actor reveals the lengths he has gone to transform himself into the man who would become Cary Grant, for a biopic about the British Hollywood star’s life on and off screen.
Lenny Henry, creator and writer of ITV drama Three Little Birds, and star Saffron Coomber reflect on the real-life stories and experiences that inform this six-parter about three young women who leave Jamaica to start a new life in 1950s Britain.
Writer Debbie O’Malley, director Jennie Darnell and executive producer Madonna Baptiste tell DQ how they flipped the script on crime thrillers by putting an ordinary woman at the heart of ITV drama Payback.
The Long Shadow writer George Kay and executive producer Willow Grylls speak to DQ about their decision to dramatise the story of serial killer Peter Sutcliffe and how they put the victims at the heart of the series.
Composer Evan Jolly tells DQ about his work writing the music for long-running murder-mystery series Midsomer Murders, creating its quirky English soundtrack and his favourite moments from the show so far.
As ITVX original Riches arrives on ITV1, creator and writer Abby Ajayi breaks down a scene from episode four, in which the feuds and rivalries at the centre of the series come to a head in a boardroom showdown.
ITVX comedy-drama Significant Other marks the latest on-screen role for Kéllé Bryan, who tells DQ how she has moved from chart-topping Eternal singer to television actor.
DQ heads to Manchester to meet the cast and creative team behind ‘anti-romcom’ Significant Other, an adaptation of an Israeli series that brings together two unlikely soulmates. But as ever, the path to true love doesn’t run smoothly…
In three-part drama Maryland, a pair of estranged sisters discover their mother’s secret life after her sudden death. Star and co-creator Suranne Jones discusses her partnership behind the camera with writer Anne-Marie O’Connor and director Sue Tully.
Tom Jones stars Solly McLeod and Pearl Mackie explain how this four-part adaptation of Henry Fielding’s 18th century novel brings a modern sensibility to the classic story of two people from opposite sides of society destined to find true love.
Six Four transplants the basis of a Japanese novel to the streets of Glasgow, where the disappearance of a young girl has haunting parallels to a previously unsolved case. Creator Gregory Burke and stars Kevin McKidd and Vinette Robinson reveal more.
Unforgotten director Andy Wilson charts the journey to finding the right character and actor to replace Nicola Walker’s departing DCI Cassie Stuart in ITV’s acclaimed cold-case drama.
As cold-case drama Unforgotten returns for a fifth season, writer Chris Lang and stars Sanjeev Bhaskar and Sinéad Keenan reveal how the acclaimed series picks up following the departure of one of the show’s stars.
Maternal writer Jacqui Honess-Martin and star Lisa McGrillis reveal how reality met fiction when making this six-part drama about three working mothers returning to their hospital jobs after having children.
Stan & Ollie director Jon S Baird tells DQ about moving into television miniseries with ITV drama Stonehouse, partnering with star Matthew Macfadyen and bringing a heightened tone to this farcical true story.
Litvinenko star Margarita Levieva and director Jim Field Smith outline how the miniseries explores the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and explain how they sought to honour the real people involved.
First-time screenwriter Sara Collins reveals how she was persuaded to adapt her novel The Confessions of Frannie Langton for streamer ITVX and explains why the four-part miniseries isn’t your average period drama.
Six-part mystery thriller The Reunion sees old friendships pushed to extremes by 25-year-old revelations. Director Bill Eagles tells DQ about helming this European production, working with two sets of actors and why he doesn’t want to be typecast.
As Karen Pirie becomes the latest detective to join the ranks at ITV, DQ interrogates series creator and writer Emer Kenny about adapting Val McDermid’s novels, her own starring role and being inspired by Lennie James.