Articles about Red Planet Pictures
Writer Simon Ashdown, director Sheree Folkson and executive producer Belinda Campbell invite DQ into Our House, a four-part series that blends thriller and love story to imagine what happens when your home is taken from you.
Crime drama Death in Paradise is back in production, celebrating its 10th anniversary while becoming one of the first British series to start filming after the coronavirus-enforced shutdown. Red Planet Pictures’ Tim Key and Alex Jones tell DQ how they have done it.
Kate Rowland, creative consultant at Red Planet Pictures and former creative director of new writing at the BBC, discusses the challenges of developing new writers for television as Red Planet seeks submissions for the latest round of its writing competition.
British writer Tony Jordan tells DQ how his creative process changes from project to project, discussing series including Hooten & The Lady, Dickensian and TV movie Babs.
Top-tier television writers are in short supply, so how are producers finding new voices for the small screen? DQ investigates.
The team behind globetrotting new drama Hooten & The Lady want viewers to escape reality with a mix of daring adventures and intriguing characters.
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.
Tony Jordan has brought together some of literature’s best-known characters in a celebration of Charles Dickens. DQ went on the set while Dickensian was still filming to find out why those behind the show were sure of its success.
As BBC1 prepares to air Dickensian, which brings together multiple characters from across Charles Dickens’ works, DQ highlights some of the other shows to have taken the shared-universe approach.
It’s time for budding screenwriters to get cracking following the launch of this year’s Red Planet Prize, while HBO Europe has announced a new collaboration with Stepan Hulik.
As Mexican giant Televisa looks to expand its global footprint with English-language drama, new shows revealed this week include a TV revival of the Lethal Weapon franchise and a spin-off from Doctor Who. Andy Fry reports.
In this week’s Writers Room, hit-machine duo Marks and Gran board LocomoTV with Corona, Tony Jordan plays Motown for the BBC and Daniel Barnz takes on ABC Family’s telenovela adaptation.
With digital powerhouses such as Netflix fundamentally changing the TV distribution landscape, how are the world’s development executives reacting to the new environment, and what does the future hold for drama production, commissioning and funding?