Articles about Jekyll & Hyde
Following Steve November’s exit from ITV, Stephen Arnell assesses his tenure as the commercial broadcaster’s head of drama.
In a busy week for commissions and renewals, a genre that seems to be cresting a wave is horror, although sci-fi and supernatural are still priorities for broadcasters. There’s bad news for Kurt Sutter, however, as The Bastard Executioner is axed by FX.
If history is to be repeated, Homeland executives can expect a new season order this month. But, DQ asks, should the show stay on air? Meanwhile, we wonder what will come of viewers’ complaints over ITV’s scary new drama Jekyll and Hyde.
Perhaps best known as a writer and star of sketch comedy The Fast Show, it’s unsurprising that Charlie Higson is adding comic relief to Jekyll & Hyde’s range of monsters and villains. He and the forthcoming ITV show’s exec producer explain why they believe they’ve achieved the right tone.