Articles about ITV
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.
From supporting roles in The Fall and Our House, Bronagh Waugh takes the lead alongside Adrian Dunbar in ITV drama Ridley. She tells DQ about accents, knitwear and the demands of filming with a new baby.
Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar is back fighting crime as the title character in ITV detective drama Ridley. He tells DQ about fronting a series for the first time, Ridley’s musical inspiration and why he’s in no mood to retire.
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.