The Syndicate: Eyes on the prize

Writer Kay Mellor on her determination to mix young working-class actors with more familiar faces as her Lottery-winner drama returns


Glued to the Screen: Cornwall: This Fishing Life

With its deft storytelling and strong characters, this BBC2 gem helped me understand a different viewpoint and another way of life, says Muslim Alim

the detectives fighting organised crime

The Detectives: Fighting Organised Crime, BBC2

Building trust with officers was key to recording some extraordinary moments, says series producer Louise Malkinson

Davie index

Quotas to the fore as Davie’s change agenda gathers pace

The BBC is to produce more shows outside of London, but devolution of commissioning power is unclear