27 posts about Writer on this blog
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.
Thursday 28 March 2013, 14:19
A Q&A with documentary director Marc Isaacs and contributor Iqbal Ahmed reveals what it was like filming an intimate portrait of life as it unfolds along London's Edgware Road.
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.
Thursday 17 January 2013, 09:42
"I've always believed that when difficult subjects are handled with humour, people actually take things more seriously" - creator Bob Kushell on BBC Three's new comedy 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.
Wednesday 29 August 2012, 15:02
Good Cop, in short, is a police show that I wanted to try and make that little bit different - a police show in which I wanted to concentrate on the individual, the man, rather than the rules.
Wednesday 22 August 2012, 17:40
How did you become involved in writing the second series of In With The Flynns?
She had a show, I had a laptop, so...
Tuesday 24 July 2012, 11:00
I'm sport mad and was intrigued to investigate sculling - a sport which for me was completely alien.
(For those who'd like...
Friday 6 July 2012, 12:25
I'm one of those jammy sods who managed to entice a Swedish girl into marriage and then paid the price by being made to emigrate to a well-maintained...
Tuesday 10 April 2012, 13:34
Over 25 years ago I approached Matt Lucas on this exact spot to tell him that the day before I had been off school sick and I had been watching a television...
Thursday 5 April 2012, 13:02
a) Tell the story of Christ's Passion, his suffering and crucifixion, in a way that's fresh and universal.
b) Set it in Preston.
Writing drama for TV normally means having a detailed series outline to stick...
Monday 26 March 2012, 11:13
I guess I needed assurance that the Beeb wasn't using Shakilus...
Tuesday 13 March 2012, 10:48
Wednesday 8 February 2012, 10:23
I could rob a bank. I could rob two banks, if I wanted. But I don't because the risk outweighs the reward. Prison seems grim and I'm not all that bothered about being rich.
I can separate all the men I know into two categories: alphas and betas. Leaders and followers, if you will.
Inside Men's warehouse...
Thursday 26 January 2012, 10:38
Bailey is short, fierce-eyed and direct: "I just don't want it to be s***!" he says.
I had spotted the photos which inspired We'll Take Manhattan in a weekend...
Tuesday 22 November 2011, 11:03
Hello - I'm Helen Raynor. I've worked on established dramas like Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Primeval, but Baker Boys is my first original drama series. We've filmed this blog post to share a bit about the creative process with you.
I created and wrote it with Gary Owen, who you will spot nodding sagely...
Friday 23 September 2011, 12:45
Wednesday 7 September 2011, 16:05
We met at Bristol University, in 1979, where we were both studying drama.
Both of us had spent time in hospital - Jeremy after illness and Paul after an accident - and although...
Thursday 25 August 2011, 13:12
I've been a writer for American TV shows for the last 20 years, and for a British one for about a year. It's like being young again.
Monday 22 August 2011, 15:43
Get the views of BBC bosses, presenters, scriptwriters and cast from the inside of the shows. Read reviews and opinions and share yours on all things TV - your favourite episodes, live programmes, digital channels, the schedule and everything else.
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