Articles about Kudos
Peaky Blinders meets Band of Brothers in SAS Rogue Heroes, a rocking retelling of how the specialist British Army unit was forged during the Second World War. Director Tom Shankland, producer Stephen Smallwood and executive producer Karen Wilson reveal how they made it.
Martin Haines, executive producer of upcoming BBC series SAS: Rogue Heroes, tells DQ about linking up with Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight for this story about the birth of the special forces unit.
Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn is bringing her take on British conspiracy thriller Utopia to Amazon Prime Video. The showrunner and executive producer Sharon Levy tell DQ about why the series is more important – and prescient – than ever.
After working on a pair of adaptations, writer Daisy Coulam is bringing an original story to television in the shape of Deadwater Fell. She tells DQ how a love of true crime shows and the power of social media inspired the series.
Anna Friel, Sinead Keenan and Rosalind Eleazar star in ITV’s emotional thriller Deep Water. Writer Anna Symon introduces the series, produced by Kudos and distributed by Endemol Shine International, and discusses a key scene in the first episode that lays the groundwork for events to come.
Grantchester has a new crime-fighting vicar. DQ speaks to executive producers Diederick Santer and Emma Kingsman-Lloyd about the challenge of replacing its leading character, while new star Tom Brittney discusses joining the series.
Kit Harington stars in and exec produces BBC1’s Gunpowder, which dramatises the plot to kill King James I. Alongside co-star Liv Tyler and the show’s writer and director, he reveals his very personal reason for getting involved.
Kit Harington and Liv Tyler travel back in time as the stars of historical thriller Gunpowder. Production designer Grant Montgomery tells DQ how he recreated 17th century England for the three-part miniseries.
In his first screen drama, novelist Patrick Gale tells two gay love stories set 60 years apart. DQ speaks to the writer and actors Vanessa Redgrave and Joanna Vanderham about starring in Man In An Orange Shirt .
It’s the beginning of the end for Broadchurch as the third and final season debuts on ITV. Stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman and creator Chris Chibnall reflect on the show’s success.
Writer Amanda Coe and executive producer Manda Levin reveal how they won the battle to turn Louise Doughty’s best-selling novel Apple Tree Yard into a four-part BBC drama starring Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin.
The US leads the way in terms of dramatic opportunities for LGBT actors and writers but, as Patrick Gale prepares a gay-themed drama for BBC1, the UK is starting to make more of an effort.
Google-owned YouTube is finally getting into the scripted origination business, while there are also new projects from drama heavyweights Netflix, ITV, Sky, JJ Abrams, UFA and Kudos.
The BBC confirms plans for an adaptation of David Nicholls novel US, two more Amazon pilots are on the way and Hulu and ITV a teaming up on saucy new period drama Harlots.
Subtitles are now a familiar element of many TV dramas, but how are languages changing the stories we watch and the way these shows are made?
Pay TV broadcaster Sky launched a slate of big-budget dramas this week including a major new show starring Idris Elba. Meanwhile, HBO renewed three of its hits and Lifetime unveiled its drama development plans.
With a new series of epic drama Vikings on its way, History Channel is betting big on scripted series. Elsewhere, Sky Atlantic signs up Kudos and Rowan Joffe for a new series, while Fox in the US continues to focus on African-American drama storylines.