41 posts about Writer on this blog
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 09:55
Join writer and creator Jed Mercurio in a live Q&A after the final episode of series two from 10pm until 11pm on Wednesday, 19 March.
Friday 7 March 2014, 10:42
'I traced every conference, every telephone call, private letter and telegram swirling around Europe.' How the research and the writing process revealed a new side to the First World War.
Wednesday 29 January 2014, 18:23
Join lead writer and co-creator of The Bridge Hans Rosenfeldt in a live web chat from 11pm until midnight on Saturday, 1 February.
Friday 24 January 2014, 19:04
Writer Hans Rosenfeldt reveals which detective came first when he created the Swedish-Danish crime thriller on BBC Four.
Thursday 10 October 2013, 10:42
'Embroiled in the lives and loves of a group of people... what the show is really about, I think, is isolation.' Writer William Ivory explores the themes in his 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.
Tuesday 27 August 2013, 16:00
Not pulling any punches when writing the second series of the BBC Three comedy with school friend, Jack Whitehall.
Thursday 15 August 2013, 11:41
David brought years of comedy experience, we brought the biscuits. Writing team The Dawson Bros on working with David Walliams and Catherine Tate for BBC One comedy Big School.
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.
Tuesday 30 July 2013, 09:58
The irony of having to be grown up in making a daft comedy like Badults on BBC Three - by co-writer and Pappy's co-star, Matthew Crosby.
Tuesday 23 July 2013, 10:02
Spinal Tap’s Christopher Guest on how he created a fictional family tree for actors Chris O'Dowd and Nina Conti to improvise with in BBC Two’s new comedy.
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 19 June 2013, 09:55
Comedy writer Georgia Pritchett on the (misplaced) feeling of confidentiality we share with our hairdressers.
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.
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.
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