Articles about National Treasure
Jack of all trades
As British drama Kiri makes its US debut, writer Jack Thorne tells DQ about penning the four-part miniseries and his approach to writing, with upcoming projects including The Eddy and His Dark Materials.
On the right track
As the battle for the best projects becomes ever more fierce, leading drama commissioners and producers open up about their own development processes and reveal how they work to bring new series to air.
Sky Deutschland bets big on original drama
Sky Deutschland’s latest scripted commission, Eight Days, is part of a heavyweight investment in original drama designed to combat competition from Netflix and Amazon.
Channel 4 tackles tough subject in National Treasure
Operation Yewtree, the investigation led by British police into historical sexual abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile and other high-profile personalities, is now the subject of four-part drama National Treasure. DQ hears from writer Jack Thorne and stars Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters.
Thorne gets stuck into Dark Materials
Jack Thorne’s quest for domination of European screenwriting took another leap forward this week with news that he will pen the BBC’s adaptation of His Dark Materials. Elsewhere, HBO puts a different spin on Vinyl and Playground options two books.
Andy Fry says recently announced dramas show the benefits to TV producers of keeping an eye on the headlines. Meanwhile, the movie adaptation trend continues – with Galaxy Quest among the latest batch of films being reworked for the small screen.