Articles about The Crown
As one of the busiest actors in UK television, Jason Watkins reflects on some of his biggest roles to date and tells DQ why he wanted to break new ground with psychological thriller The Catch.
The three TV executives behind Stockholm- and Copenhagen-based prodco Nordic Drama Queens – Josefine Tengblad, Sandra Harms and Line Winther Skyum Funch – reveal the shows that keep them watching.
Director Jessica Hobbs discusses her role on Netflix’s royal drama The Crown and breaks down her work in season four finale War, for which she won an Emmy award.
Director Benjamin Caron, hair and make-up designer Cate Hall and production designer Martin Childs break down their work on The Crown episode Fairytale, which sees Diana move into Buckingham Palace only to find her life filled with loneliness.
DQ checks out the upcoming schedules to pick out 10 new dramas to watch this November, from Netflix’s first original Egyptian drama to a new thriller from the creator of Big Little Lies and a Swedish real-life crime story.
DQ asks some of the people who make TV around the world which English-language series they’re currently watching and recommending.
Paul Biddiss gives DQ an insight into the role that has seen him work on series such as War & Peace, Catherine the Great, Taboo and Strike Back.
London’s Royal Festival Hall hosted the most prestigious night of the year for British television as prizes were handed out to dramas including Peaky Blinders and Three Girls. DQ went behind the scenes at the Bafta Television Awards 2018.
With the third season of Netflix’s The Crown about to begin production, creator and writer Peter Morgan explains why he keeps going back to the royal family and discusses the pitfalls of depicting real people.
For one night a year, the cream of the behind-the-scenes talent working in the British television industry is recognised at a star-studded celebration. DQ hears from the winners at the Bafta Television Craft Awards 2018.
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.
French producers Odile McDonald and Valérie Pechels, from Wildcat Productions, discuss their country’s creative liberation in TV drama’s new ‘golden age.’
British dramas The Crown and The Night Manager stole the limelight as the major TV winners at the 74th Golden Globes, upstaging rivals Game of Thrones and The People v OJ Simpson.
2016 was another superb year for the scripted TV business. So for our last column of the year, we look back at some of the best new shows that broke into the market during this calendar year.
The nominations for the 2017 Golden Globes Awards were unveiled this week. As always, Game of Thrones will be the TV show to beat, but there are some strong contenders…
The CW has signalled the end of its Mary Queen of Scots drama Reign – however, the TV industry’s interest in royal subject shows no sign of easing off. This week we look at some of the big franchises to have emerged in recent years.
It’s increasingly tough for dramas to gain attention – even if they are great shows. Slow starts for Humans and The Young Pope mean word of mouth and catch-up viewing will be important. Also, finalists for the C21 Drama Awards have been revealed.
Netflix is best-known for its US-originated scripted series. But new funding will allow it to ramp up its investment in dramas from other parts of the world. Here we look at its efforts so far.
Andy Harries, CEO of UK prodco Left Bank Pictures, reveals how Netflix’s forthcoming UK original The Crown has shaken up the industry.