Articles about ITV
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.
Director Dave Beauchamp and stunt coordinator Andy Godbold reveal how they masterminded UK soap Emmerdale’s biggest stunt since before the Covid-19 pandemic began.
Over four seasons, Andy Wilson has directed every episode of cold-case drama Unforgotten. He tells DQ about the show’s unique filming schedule, its naturalistic style and his relationship with stars Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
John Simm takes the lead in Grace, the ITV adaptation of Peter James’ series of novels about Brighton-based detective Roy Grace. DQ hears from the cast and production team about filming the two feature-length dramas.
Marcella star Anna Friel and co-creator Hans Rosenfeldt discuss the new direction of the show’s third season, rebooting the series in Northern Ireland and Friel’s producing role behind the scenes.
Line of Duty and The Durrells star Keeley Hawes tells DQ about stepping into production with her company Buddy Club for ITV’s blackly comic drama Finding Alice.
Luke Evans, the star of true crime miniseries The Pembrokeshire Murders, joins co-star Keith Allen, writer Nick Stevens and executive producer Simon Heath to discuss bringing to screen this story of a decades-long murder investigation.
Buccaneer Media joint CEOs Tony Wood and Richard Tulk-Hart tell DQ about the creative ethos behind the Marcella producer, with contributions from writers Irvine Welsh, Julie Wassmer and Hans Rosenfeldt.
Dark secrets are unearthed in The Sister, from Luther creator Neil Cross, who joins stars including Russell Tovey to speak about making the series and adapting his own novel for television.
Producer Alliea Nazar takes DQ inside the making of ITV two-part factual drama Honour, about a detective who brought five killers to justice for the death of a young woman murdered for falling in love with the wrong man.
The cast and crew of lavish period drama The Singapore Grip welcome DQ to Malaysia, where the weather serves up a taste of events to come in this adaptation of JG Farrell’s novel.
Fresh from the UK soap’s Bafta success, Emmerdale executive producer Jane Hudson tells DQ how the show is pushing innovative storytelling and leading the return to production following the coronavirus shutdown.
Creator and writer Julian Fellowes and executive producer Gareth Neame look back on the origins of hit period drama Downton Abbey, discussing how it rejuvenated a genre and came to fascinate audiences around the world.
Star Marc Warren and writer Chris Murray reveal the origins of Van Der Valk, ITV’s reboot of the 1970s detective drama set in Amsterdam.
Family drama meets thriller in ITV drama Flesh & Blood. Executive producer Kate Bartlett, writer Sarah Williams and director Louise Hooper take DQ into the making of the series.
Executive producers Faith Penhale and Mona Qureshi open the book on the BBC’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s 1,300-page novel A Suitable Boy, a coming-of-age story set in North India in the 1950s.
ITV and S4C are both using drama to tell some of the unique stories that are emerging from life under lockdown. Producers Jeff Pope and Pip Broughton tell DQ about making Isolation Stories and Cyswllt (Lifeline).