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Sarah Waters, TV Drama: Jed Mercurio, Dominic Savage, Caryn Mandabach

Writer Jed Mercurio, director Dominic Savage and producer Caryn Mandabach talk to Anne McElvoy about making successful TV dramas. Plus novelist Sarah Waters on creating a play.

TV dramatist Jed Mercurio, director Dominic Savage and producer Caryn Mandabach talk to Anne McElvoy about creating successful dramas including The Line of Duty and Peaky Blinders.

Novelist Sarah Waters has created a play with Christopher Green called The Frozen Scream. It runs at Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff from 11 to 20 December and then Birmingham Hippodrome from 7 to 17 January. Sarah Waters' latest novel is called The Paying Guests.

New Generation Thinker Sarah Peverley looks at Christmas customs in Medieval England. Applications for next year's New Generation Thinker scheme run in conjunction with the AHRC are open until December 15th. Follow the links further down our programme home page.

Producer: Craig Templeton-Smith

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • TV Drama

    Jed Mercurio, Dominic Savage and Caryn Mandabach talk about creating successful TV dramas

    Duration: 21:40

  • Medieval Christmas

    New Generation Thinker Sarah Peverley looks at Christmas customs in Medieval England

    Duration: 06:18

  • The Frozen Scream

    Novelist Sarah Waters discusses her play with Christopher Green called The Frozen Scream

    Duration: 15:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Jed Mercurio
Interviewed Guest Dominic Savage
Interviewed Guest Caryn Mandabach
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Sarah Waters
Interviewed Guest Sarah Peverley
Producer Craig Templeton-Smith

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