Articles about Peacock
Looper, Star Wars and Knives Out director Rian Johnson has teamed up with star Natasha Lyonne for his first television series, Poker Face. He tells DQ about his love of ‘howcatchem’ mysteries and reviving the classic story-of-the-week format for streamer Peacock.
US director Dennie Gordon illuminates DQ on how she brought her taste for action drama to Last Light, a globetrotting family drama set at the start of an energy crisis that threatens to disrupt every corner of society.
A new domain of conflict
The Undeclared War stars Hannah Khalique-Brown as a gifted coder at the forefront of a government effort to ward off a series of cyber-attacks on the UK. DQ speaks to the actor and writer-director Peter Kosminsky about this topical and timely drama.
Will Smith’s iconic 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air gets a dramatic makeover in Peacock series Bel-Air. Showrunners TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson reveal how the story got flipped-turned upside down.
Series to Watch: February 2022
DQ looks at the schedules to pick out 10 new series to watch this February, from the return of a Danish political drama and a US adaptation of an Israeli thriller to a UK literary adaptation and a fresh take on a beloved 90s sitcom.
Lost and found
Showrunning partners Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie recall the journey to bring to the small screen Dan Brown’s thrilling novel The Lost Symbol, in which symbologist Robert Langdon races against time to prevent global catastrophe.
Dr Death showrunner Patrick Macmanus opens up about making this true crime drama, based on the podcast of the same name, which focuses on a surgeon accused of maiming and killing his patients.
Making the band
We Are Lady Parts writer and director Nida Manzoor and composer Shez Manzoor reveal how they created the soundtrack for the Muslim female punk band at the centre of this anarchic music comedy.
New World order
Brave New World, the flagship series for new US streamer Peacock, brings Aldous Huxley’s groundbreaking futuristic novel to the small screen for the first time. Showrunner David Wiener takes DQ on a tour of New London and the Savage Lands.