Articles about The Night Manager
Deepak Dhar, founder and CEO of Banijay Asia, reveals how hit BBC series The Night Manager, based on the novel by John le Carré, was translated for Indian audiences.
Danish director Susanne Bier opens up about her film and television career, winning an Oscar and working with Nicole Kidman on HBO thriller The Undoing.
So Farr so good
Screenwriter David Farr talks about his fascination with identity and how it informs the characters at the heart of his television dramas, which include Troy: Fall of a City, The Night Manager and Philip K Dick adaptation Impossible Planet.
On the right track
As the battle for the best projects becomes ever more fierce, leading drama commissioners and producers open up about their own development processes and reveal how they work to bring new series to air.
Where once flagging TV series would have been quickly axed, now they are getting more time to establish themselves. Are TV bosses getting sentimental or are other forces at play?
Brits conquer the Globes
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.
A global tour of 2016’s best new dramas
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.
Westworld and The Crown head Golden Globe noms
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…
China opens up to outside influences
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.
DQ sits down with Stephen and Simon Cornwell, co-CEOs of The Ink Factory, to look back at their Emmy-winning drama The Night Manager and discuss how they hope to follow its success.
Book-to-TV adaptations are nothing new – but which authors are most prolific in terms of novels brought to life on the small screen?
Trade secrets: DQ delves into BBC’s The Secret Agent
Toby Jones turns spy in thriller The Secret Agent, adapted from Joseph Conrad’s novel by screenwriter Tony Marchant.
HBO, FX dominate Emmy noms
Games of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson picked up a lot of Emmy nominations this week – but can they convert them into awards?
BBC’s blind faith in Knight
Peaky Blinders and The Americans secure two new seasons each, while AMC’s Preacher has a good start but CBS’s Rush Hour is the latest movie spin-off to get axed.
The Durrells delight on Sunday night
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.
Outlander outdoes itself on Starz
As Starz hit Outlander begins its second season with a bang, can The Night Manager replicate its UK success on AMC when required to rub shoulders with the channel’s zombies, ambulance-chasing lawyers and martial arts experts?
BBC1 drama dominates UK viewing
BBC1 has had a storming start to the year thanks to dramas like Happy Valley and The Night Manager, while CBS CEO Les Moonves has given an unofficial renewal commitment to a slate of shows.
Everything old is new again
As UK networks continue to mine classic stories for new dramas, Stephen Arnell asks whether international coproductions are the key to unlocking creativity.
The Night Manager: Hiddleston takes on Laurie on BBC1
Drawing comparisons to James Bond, The Night Manager features a star-studded cast embarking on a globetrotting journey through the world of international espionage. DQ checks in with the BBC’s hottest new show.
What’s comes after the ‘golden age’ of drama?
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?