Articles about Sky1
It survived one cancellation, but now the end really is nigh for Strike Back as the action thriller returns for its final mission. Showrunner Jack Lothian tells DQ how he hopes to keep viewers’ pulses racing up until its conclusion.
Richard Yee, co-creator, co-writer and director of Sky1 comedy drama Sick of It, discusses a scene from the season two finale that took the production to New York.
Director Colm McCarthy breaks down one of the most challenging scenes he had to film for madcap street-race drama Curfew. The series is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions in association with Moonage Pictures for Sky1, and distributed by Sky Vision.
As London faces increasing demand for studio space, DQ visits Manchester to find out how the UK city and Space Studios are proving to be an attractive filming proposition for high-end television drama productions.
Karl Pilkington co-created, co-wrote and stars in his first comedy drama, Sick of It, in which he plays a version of himself whose closest friend is his uncensored alter ego. He and director Richard Yee, Pilkington’s fellow co-writer and co-creator, reveal all to DQ.
Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters team up as a dynamic cop duo in Sky1 crime drama Bulletproof, from the makers of Britannia. They tell DQ about creating and starring in the series together and why the show stands out on the British drama landscape.
Sky1 is revisiting the American frontier for a second season of historical drama Jamestown. DQ travels to Budapest to meet some of the cast and creator Bill Gallagher on set.
Actor Philip Glenister and executive producers Luke Alkin and James Dean look back on making Sky1 comedy-drama Living the Dream, about a British family that moves to Florida.
Bill Gallagher reveals the origins of Sky1’s historical drama Jamestown, which charts the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their lives in America, among them a group of women destined to be married to the men of the colony.
Thekla Reuten tells DQ about joining the cast of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and ponders what she might do with a bit of good fortune.
James Nesbitt is reunited with his enchanted bracelet in the second season of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man. DQ chats to the cast and production team on set in East London.
Period dramas are never far from our screens, but they currently appear to be more popular and diverse than ever. Stephen Arnell examines the current trend for costume series.
China seems more receptive than ever to foreign drama – both acquisitions and coproductions. Also, Sky1 and Cinemax announce plans for a new series of action-adventure drama Strike Back.
The team behind globetrotting new drama Hooten & The Lady want viewers to escape reality with a mix of daring adventures and intriguing characters.
The untimely death of Caroline Aherne at just 52 years old has rocked the British TV business. Andy Fry looks at her achievements and questions whether the business is failing young working-class talent.
ITV has found itself a new gem in the shape of Simon Nye’s The Durrells, while AMC scores big with Better Call Saul but gets a modest reception for The Night Manager.
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.
The talking point in TV circles continues to be whether we are at the point of ‘peak drama’ and, if so, how long it can last – but shouldn’t we just enjoy this golden age?