Navigating the talent crunch

Securing leading actors for high-end projects is harder than ever according to producers, agents and showrunners


Meerkat Manor Rise of the Dynasty, BBC America

We wanted to make our wildlife series a bingeworthy boxset, says executive producer Caroline Hawkins


Anne Boleyn: Bringing history up to date

Channel 5’s ambitious new original drama aims to reset the narrative around Henry VIII’s second wife


Glued to the Screen: ZeroZeroZero

The simple premise of following a cocaine shipment gives us three brilliantly realised universes in one cohesive story, says Katherine Butler

Ben Smith

N&R indies must target premium factual

The growing number of regional indies means producers must engage SVoDs to land work, says Ben Smith


Newswrap: Lifting the lid on Lupin & WWBW special

Screenwriter George Kay discusses his Netflix breakout hit plus the Newswrap team give their WWBW half year verdict