Sarah Lancashire

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'You can dream bigger': what writers prefer about stage to screen
Lucy Prebble, Vinay Patel, Rachel De-lahay and Jack Thorne have all had major success on TV. But what do they particularly love about writing for theatre?

Interviews by Miriam Gillinson

08, May, 2020 @7:25 PM

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Jodie Comer to star in new BBC production of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
The series has already begun filming at Elstree, following distancing guidelines, and will feature 10 of the original monologues as well as two new ones written by Bennett

Toby Moses

28, Apr, 2020 @8:51 AM

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The week in TV: The Accident; The British Tribe Next Door and more
Sarah Lancashire excelled in a drama about a factory collapse

Euan Ferguson

27, Oct, 2019 @4:30 AM

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The Accident review – echoes of Grenfell in devastating disaster drama
Sarah Lancashire stars in Jack Thorne’s sweeping, harrowing look at how the aftershock of a disaster ripples out into people’s lives

Lucy Mangan

24, Oct, 2019 @9:00 PM

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TV tonight: Sarah Lancashire leads a hard-hitting disaster drama
A major tragedy rocks a small town in the latest series from Jack Thorne. Plus: Prince Charles lets the cameras in on his business empire. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Hannah J Davies, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

24, Oct, 2019 @5:20 AM

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From The Archers to HBO: how Sally Wainwright conquered TV
The long read: She was fired by Emmerdale, injected some much-needed grit into Coronation Street and struck gold with Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. Now Sally Wainwright is going international

Rebecca Nicholson

17, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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How Coronation Street's screen queens conquered television
Sarah Lancashire was among the first actors to prove there was life after Weatherfield, with Suranne Jones, Sally Lindsay, Michelle Keegan and Katherine Kelly among those to follow. What is it about the soap’s women?

Malcolm Mackenzie

24, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Bafta TV awards nominations 2019: Killing Eve and A Very English Scandal dominate
BBC shows Killing Eve, A Very English Scandal and Bodyguard are the frontrunners in a bad year for Netflix

Kate Abbott

28, Mar, 2019 @8:13 AM

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Why I was wrong to doubt the mighty melodrama of MotherFatherSon
When Helen McCrory launched into a monologue about a dead seal I nearly lost hope, but the family saga has won me over with its pure, jaw-dropping emotion

Sarah Hughes

27, Mar, 2019 @2:08 PM

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The week in TV: Kiri; Next of Kin; Spiral
Sarah Lancashire’s social worker is the perfect scapegoat in C4’s gritty adoption drama, while Spiral hits a scuzzy new high

Euan Ferguson

14, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Kiri review: beautifully observed drama, and not as grim as expected
A nine-year-old black girl is about to be adopted by a white middle-class family in drama which teases out tangle of themes

Chitra Ramaswamy

10, Jan, 2018 @10:00 PM

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The best TV this week: Sarah Lancashire stars in missing-child drama Kiri
Jack Thorne’s drama follows a social worker embroiled in a media witch-hunt, while Professor Green examines the alienation felt by working class white men

The Guide

05, Jan, 2018 @12:00 PM

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