Articles about World Productions
Prime Video drama Fifteen-Love serves up a complicated story of abuse and power, set in the world of professional tennis. Writer Hania Elkington and executive producer Jake Lushington speak to DQ about balancing big themes with entertainment, developing messy characters and recreating tennis for television.
Writer Ben Richards and executive producer Simon Heath recall their decade-long journey to make The Diplomat, a series set in Barcelona that follows the work of a consul called upon to help British nationals in trouble in Catalonia.
As Karen Pirie becomes the latest detective to join the ranks at ITV, DQ interrogates series creator and writer Emer Kenny about adapting Val McDermid’s novels, her own starring role and being inspired by Lennie James.
Writer Peter Berry and executive producer Jake Lushington preview ITV’s psychological thriller The Suspect, in which Aidan Turner plays a psychologist helping police investigate a suspicious death while keeping more than a few secrets of his own.
Director Zara Hayes and executive producer Simon Heath discuss the themes and ideas behind Showtrial, a five-part BBC legal drama that takes a stylised approach to a story that mixes murder and the media.
DQ takes a deep dive with the team behind the BBC’s claustrophobic submarine thriller Vigil to find out how they created this unique police drama, built the show’s expansive set and overcame a global pandemic.
New recruit Kelly Macdonald joins the cast and creative team of Line of Duty to preview its eagerly anticipated sixth season. Just don’t ask what it’s about.
Luke Evans, the star of true crime miniseries The Pembrokeshire Murders, joins co-star Keith Allen, writer Nick Stevens and executive producer Simon Heath to discuss bringing to screen this story of a decades-long murder investigation.
Four years after it last aired, UK code-breaking drama The Bletchley Circle has been resurrected and transferred to the US. DQ hears from showrunner Michael MacLennan and production designer Joanna Dunn about The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco.
The director and executive producers of Sky Atlantic original drama Save Me reveal how they partnered to bring the series, created by and starring Lennie James, to the screen.
Lennie James wrote and stars in Sky Atlantic drama Save Me, about a father’s hunt for his missing daughter. DQ joins him on the set to hear why one of its stars is also its setting – a pub.
Channel 4 drama Born to Kill explores the psychotic desires of an seemingly normal teenager. DQ spoke to co-creator Kate Ashfield, with contributions from the cast and director Bruce Goodison.
Hard-hitting crime drama Line of Duty is back on the beat for what its cast describe as the best season yet. Michael Pickard reports.