” It’s always useful to know that people are emotionally invested in a series because it means that you can take them down a certain road, and they should be interested. “


” I love to do things that kind of mess with the movie formula that you can always find the right place to park, you’ve always got a phone signal. And I think audiences really respond to the limitations of real life when they intrude on drama. “


” I think once you do the unexpected, and you take the viewers to a position of discomfort about being able to rely on characters surviving, then it does completely affect the way in which the drama is viewed. “


” There’s a classic medical aphorism: ‘Listen to the patient, they’re telling you the diagnosis.’ Actually, a lot of patients are just telling you a lot of rubbish, and you have to stop them and ask the pertinent questions. But, yes, in both drama and medicine, isolated facts can accumulate to create the narrative. “


” I think it’s hugely important to have a strong episode one, you can lose an audience so quickly now. You can’t afford to take the attitude that you will use the first one as an introduction and save the high drama for later. “


” You can have characters that say one thing and do another, and in certain kinds of drama, you can’t get away with that because the audience will become confused – or certainly, the commissioners will become confused and tell you to stop doing it! “


” Cannock is a friendly place. You can stroll down the road to a decent pub and have a good curry, and it is not too faceless. “


” With the police thriller genre, people come to it with an expectation. It allows you to get away with a bit of violence, edginess, darkness. “



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