Articles about Red Production Company
Writer Sarah Solemani joins executive producer Nicola Shindler and director Lisa Mulcahy to tell DQ how they uncovered a little-known part of British history in four-part drama Ridley Road, in which a young woman goes undercover to combat fascism in 1960s London.
DQ visits Manchester to watch filming for Russell T Davies’ latest drama, It’s a Sin, in which four friends share joy and heartbreak as they grow up in the shadow of AIDS in the 1980s.
Line of Duty and The Durrells star Keeley Hawes tells DQ about stepping into production with her company Buddy Club for ITV’s blackly comic drama Finding Alice.
It’s a Sin creator and writer Russell T Davies and executive producer Nicola Shindler discuss making the five-part series, which charts the joys and heartbreaks of four friends during the 1980s.
The team behind Netflix thriller Safe reunite for The Stranger, based on Harlan Coben’s mystery novel. DQ visits the set to find out how they reworked the story for the screen.
Dan Sefton, creator and writer of BBC miniseries Trust Me, talks about the show’s evolution into an anthology after losing its star and explains how the second season has been inspired by the work of Alfred Hitchcock.
With credits including Happy Valley, Cucumber and The Five, Red Production Company has built a reputation for being a writers’ producer. DQ speaks to executive producer Nicola Shindler – and some of the A-list scribes lining up to work with her.
New Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker plays a medical imposter in Trust Me, a thriller penned by real-life doctor Dan Sefton. DQ hears from the duo about making the show.
Top-tier television writers are in short supply, so how are producers finding new voices for the small screen? DQ investigates.
The Ink Factory is preparing a follow-up to John Le Carré’s The Night Manager by adapting another of the author’s works, while screenwriter Andrew Davies has finally been given his chance to tackle Les Misérables.
The movie producer migration into TV continued this week with high-profile projects on both sides of the Atlantic, while ITV has greenlit two new Maigret productions.
Director Mark Tonderai talks to Michael Pickard about helming every episode of new Sky1 drama The Five and finding inspiration from football managers.
Harlan Coben is one of the world’s most successful novelists, and now he’s getting into TV in a big way. At MipTV in Cannes, he provided delegates with an insight into his obsessive approach to storytelling.
Youth-oriented TV network The CW has surprised the market by renewing all 11 shows on its scripted slate. Less surprising is AMC’s renewal of hit series Into the Badlands.
Harlan Coben is making a series based on his book Six Years and teaming up with Red Production Company, while Zodiak Rights backs David Raymond’s Arise and Sonar works with Vivek J Tiwary to tell the story of the ‘fifth Beatle.’
With book adaptations on the rise and more novelists trying their hand at writing original series for television, Andy Fry examines the benefits and disadvantages of the increasing author involvement in small-screen drama.
Prolific author Harlan Coben says he’s ‘shooting for greatness’ with The Five, his first original TV series. DQ talks to the novelist and others behind the production and finds out why they’re convinced they’ve got their hands on a five-star hit.
As well as confirming a second run of its sci-fi series Sense8, Netflix has this week announced a Brazilian original drama. Elsewhere, FX has confirmed a raft of new and returning shows, while ITV and The Weinstein Company have teamed up for Mafiya.
Eric Overmyer and Seth Fisher track the pilgrims to the New World for Nat Geo, Channel 4 encourages writer diversity, Criminal Minds mastermind Janine Sherman Barrois signs an overall deal with Warner Bros and Johnny Depp boards Muscle Shoals drama.