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138 posts about Drama on this blog

  1. Orphan Black: It's about imagination

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:16

    Tatiana Maslany Tatiana Maslany Actress

    “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.

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  2. Peaky Blinders: Fighting to play Grace

    Thursday 19 September 2013, 11:19

    Annabelle Wallis Annabelle Wallis Actress

    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.

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  3. Waterloo Road: I'm the new deputy head

    Thursday 12 September 2013, 09:17

    Richard Mylan Richard Mylan Actor

    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.

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  4. Doctors: My inspiration for the stalker plot

    Friday 6 September 2013, 14:01

    Loretta Preece Loretta Preece Storyliner

    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.

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  5. What Remains: Creating a set as ominous as the crime

    Friday 23 August 2013, 10:29

    Lisa Marie Hall Lisa Marie Hall Production Designer

    “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.

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  6. The Field Of Blood: Imagine my dismay, it’s better than the book

    Wednesday 7 August 2013, 10:05

    Denise Mina Denise Mina Author

    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.

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  7. Burton And Taylor: The script had me hooked

    Monday 22 July 2013, 15:29

    Lachlan MacKinnon Lachlan MacKinnon Producer

    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.

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  8. Top Of The Lake: Jane Campion on her crime mystery

    Wednesday 10 July 2013, 09:35

    Jane Campion Jane Campion Writer/Director

    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.

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  9. The White Queen: Philippa Gregory on resurrecting history

    Wednesday 12 June 2013, 09:54

    Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory Historian and Novelist

    "It looked exactly how I had imagined." How history inspires Philippa Gregory and the thrill of translating her novels to the screen.

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  10. The Fall: Gillian Anderson on portraying an enigma

    Sunday 12 May 2013, 15:00

    Gillian Anderson Gillian Anderson Actress

    '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.

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  11. Frankie: A character with her own soundtrack

    Friday 10 May 2013, 11:32

    Lucy Gannon Lucy Gannon Writer

    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.

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  12. The Village: We wanted it to feel like living memory

    Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:28

    John Griffin John Griffin Executive Producer

    Learn how interviewing people who experienced the early 20th Century helped create a drama that feels like the present.

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  13. WPC 56: Women in policing in the 1950s

    Tuesday 19 March 2013, 13:32

    Dominique Moloney Dominique Moloney Writer

    Doing justice to the brave female officers that inspired the daytime BBC One drama, by show creator Dominique Moloney.

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  14. The Challenger: Researching the space shuttle disaster

    Monday 18 March 2013, 10:59

    Dan Parry Dan Parry Researcher

    How getting to know the real-life people involved in the investigation of the Challenger disaster shaped the BBC Two drama.

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  15. The Lady Vanishes: Cramming a film crew into a train

    Friday 15 March 2013, 11:33

    Diarmuid Lawrence Diarmuid Lawrence Director

    Creating the necessary illusions for the BBC One version of the 1938 Hitchcock film: the director on shooting inside a train carriage.

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  16. In The Flesh: My Diary

    Thursday 14 March 2013, 10:17

    Kieren Walker Kieren Walker

    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.

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  17. Prisoners' Wives: Building HMP Highcross

    Monday 11 March 2013, 12:34

    Chris Roope Chris Roope Production Designer

    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.

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  18. Call The Midwife: I have the strangest job

    Wednesday 23 January 2013, 16:41

    Terri Coates Terri Coates Midwife

    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.

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  19. Silent Witness: My audition for Jack Hodgson

    Wednesday 9 January 2013, 10:21

    David Caves David Caves Actor

    Reading scenes with Emilia Fox: Actor David Caves on his nerves before playing the new forensic scientist for BBC One's returning crime series.

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  20. Ripper Street: Policing the meanest streets imaginable

    Friday 4 January 2013, 10:31

    Richard Warlow Richard Warlow Writer

    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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