138 posts about Drama on this blog
Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:16
“I don't like to know too far in advance where the plot line of the series is heading. It keeps me guessing.” Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany on preparing for her multiple roles in the BBC Three thriller.
Thursday 19 September 2013, 11:19
Actress Annabelle Wallis on the appeal of playing a woman who is "a powerhouse of strength and a match to any man" in BBC Two's Birmingham gangland drama.
Thursday 12 September 2013, 09:17
Teaching can be very much like drama – enacting a role on stage, like a one-man play - actor Richard Mylan on his new role in the BBC One drama.
Friday 6 September 2013, 14:01
I immediately saw potential for Jas to be in a situation where her privacy was invaded: Doctors storyliner Loretta Preece on where she got the idea for bringing stalking into the BBC One drama.
Friday 23 August 2013, 10:29
“I knew instinctively that the house itself was a pivotal character, as menacing and awkward as its inhabitants.” Ensuring the sets for BBC One crime drama What Remains reflected the shadowy atmosphere of the murder mystery was crucial for production designer Lisa Marie Hall.
Wednesday 7 August 2013, 10:05
I went to the screening full of trepidation: Author Denise Mina on having her novels The Field Of Blood and The Dead Hour adapted by David Kane for the BBC One series starring David Morrissey and Jayd Johnson.
Monday 22 July 2013, 15:29
Discover what was so special about the dysfunctional love story between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor for Lachlan MacKinnon, producer of the BBC Four film.
Wednesday 10 July 2013, 09:35
Jane Campion, award-winning writer and director of The Piano, on her mysterious and visually stunning new drama for BBC Two, starring Holly Hunter and Elisabeth Moss.
Wednesday 12 June 2013, 09:54
"It looked exactly how I had imagined." How history inspires Philippa Gregory and the thrill of translating her novels to the screen.
Sunday 12 May 2013, 15:00
'Her emotions have become engaged and that's unusual for her. She is thrown.' As the finale is upon us, Gillian Anderson shares her thoughts on her character in BBC Two's thriller - DSI Stella Gibson.
Friday 10 May 2013, 11:32
Writer Lucy Gannon explains how a character in search of a role, and a soundtrack, came to life for BBC One's new drama about district nurses.
Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:28
Learn how interviewing people who experienced the early 20th Century helped create a drama that feels like the present.
Tuesday 19 March 2013, 13:32
Doing justice to the brave female officers that inspired the daytime BBC One drama, by show creator Dominique Moloney.
Monday 18 March 2013, 10:59
How getting to know the real-life people involved in the investigation of the Challenger disaster shaped the BBC Two drama.
Friday 15 March 2013, 11:33
Creating the necessary illusions for the BBC One version of the 1938 Hitchcock film: the director on shooting inside a train carriage.
Thursday 14 March 2013, 10:17
Kieren Walker is not a zombie who went on a killing spree. He is a Partially Deceased Syndrome sufferer and what he did in his untreated state was not his fault.
Monday 11 March 2013, 12:34
With exclusive shots from location, the set designer reveals how a modern prison was built from surprisingly everyday locations for series two of the BBC One drama.
Wednesday 23 January 2013, 16:41
Training actors in how to take blood pressure, angle a syringe and listen to a baby's heartbeat is all part of the unusual work the real life midwife Terri Coates does on BBC One drama series Call The Midwife.
Wednesday 9 January 2013, 10:21
Reading scenes with Emilia Fox: Actor David Caves on his nerves before playing the new forensic scientist for BBC One's returning crime series.
Friday 4 January 2013, 10:31
How the earliest days of London's Metropolitan Police Service inspired the series creator to write BBC One's new dark crime drama.
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