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Hollywood stars Michael Chiklis and Marlee Matlin are best known for their on-screen performances, but crime anthology Accused sees them both step behind the camera. DQ finds out all about their directing ambitions.
Accused executive producers Howard Gordon and Glenn Geller explain why this Fox anthology series is more than a courtroom drama.
Remade Abroad: Accused
Showrunner Howard Gordon, star Michael Chiklis, director Marlee Matlin and the team behind US drama Accused outline how they have adapted Jimmy McGovern’s British anthology series to tackle themes of race, power, identity and truth.
Stars Damian Lewis and Anna Maxwell Martin join the team behind A Spy Among Friends to discuss the making of this ITVX espionage drama, which is based on the true story of two lifelong friends and British spies – one of whom is a double agent.
No place like Hull
Hullraisers star Leah Brotherhead speaks to DQ about making the Channel 4 comedy and how it set out to show it’s not always grim up North.
Taking the Wheel
Director Ciarán Donnelly discusses directing episodes of epic fantasy adventure The Wheel of Time, which took him to fictional locations such as the Eye of the World and brought him face to face with beastly Trollocs.
Duchess of Scandal
Writer Sarah Phelps and executive producer Delyth Scudamore discuss how they sought to readdress history and the maligned profile of the Duchess of Argyll in BBC and Prime Video drama A Very British Scandal.
Chapel of horrors
Showrunners Jason and Peter Filardi take DQ on a journey to Chapelwaite, their adaptation of Stephen King’s Jerusalem’s Lot, and reveal how they transformed the horror legend’s short story into a 10-hour series.
Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 showrunner Krista Vernoff discusses working with Erin Brockovich on Rebel, a Disney+ series inspired by the campaigner’s life more than 20 years after Julia Roberts’ Oscar-winning film.
A new drama seeks to explore the secrets and complexity of one of the most famous artists in history. Co-creator Frank Spotnitz and producer Luca Bernabei tell DQ about making Leonardo.
Outside the box
Stars Priscilla Quintana and Oliver Dench join executive producers Mark A Altman, Thomas P Vitale and Chris Philip to discuss the return of sci-fi thriller Pandora, in which a woman questions whether she is Earth’s saviour or its destroyer.
Anthony Horowitz, author and creator of Alex Rider, and executive producer Jill Green reveal the genesis of bringing the teen spy to television in a series based on his Point Blanc novel.
Making the law
Exec producers Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson and Doug Robinson introduce ABC legal drama For Life, based on the true story of a prisoner who becomes a lawyer for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence.
Anthony Horowitz’s teen super spy Alex Rider is coming to television in an eight-part series drawn from the writer’s hit novel series. DQ went back to school to visit the set.
Playmaker Media’s The Commons portrays a world of the near future that grapples with the moral dilemmas thrown up by climate change and biotechnology advances. DQ finds out more from the show’s stars and creative team.
Sharing the screen together in action crime drama LA’s Finest, stars Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba reveal the origins of the Bad Boys spin-off, their involvement in the creative process and why the show aims to showcase the titular city.
Crackle’s Halpin hand
US streaming platform Crackle delves into the world of cop gangs with 10-part drama The Oath. Showrunner Joe Halpin reveals how the show is informed by his own career in the LAPD and how he made the move from police officer to TV writer.
Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s impending nuptials, royal marriages will be pushed further into the spotlight in season two of Netflix’s The Crown. DQ visits the set to hear how the Queen’s union with Prince Philip is pushed to the limit in the second run.
Back from the dead
Executive producers Maria Feldman and Oded Ruskin reveal the story behind Absentia, a 10-part drama that follows Stana Katic’s FBI agent who is found alive, six years after disappearing.
The creative team behind Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams discuss the origins of the ambitious sci-fi anthology series and reveal how they brought together a host of A-list actors, writers and directors for the show.