Case study: Directing EastEnders
Taking episodes from script to set and from edit to screen – EastEnders director Lance Kneeshaw describes the demands and rewards of bringing a top crew of actors and technicians together on a fast turnaround show.
Profile: 2nd assistant director
James DeHaviland is a 2nd assistant director on Doctor Who, and describes his role and responsibilities on the production
Tips: An actor's guide to directing
Actors thrive in an environment where they feel free to take creative risks. Shot on the set of BBC's The Paradise, Bruce Alexander advises directors on how to get the best from their actors in TV drama
Peaky Blinders: Meet director Tim Mielants
Tim Mielants describes the challenge of directing the whole of Peaky Blinders series three - with six episodes to capture the dangerous and exciting world of 1920s Birmingham
Danny and the Human Zoo
Where do you start with directing your first TV show? What about if you’re acting in your first TV show? And how do you go about all of that with the show’s writer, Sir Lenny Henry also starring in it too?
StrangeCast: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
An interactive guide to the making of BBC One drama Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
Iain Softely on directing The Outcast
The film director on moving from Hollywood to directing his first television drama for BBC One.
Directing and producing Shakespeare’s The Hollow Crown: War of the Roses
The Hollow Crown’s director Dominic Cooke and producer Rupert Ryle-Hodges reveal how they created a big-budget television drama from a 400-year-old play