"I grew up with television and I love it. It's very hard to make popular programmes. It's so hard to make a big rating programme that gets a big audience on BBC1. I'm really proud of Waterloo Road - it's beating The Bill and it's about educational issues. Try that for a party trick," she says. "If I ever hear anyone saying, 'I won't like it but they will,' it drives me mad. It's so snobby. We make programmes we like and it just so happens we like big, popular programmes."
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
In Media Guardian, Owen Gibson talks to writer and Chief Executive of Shed Media, Eileen Gallagher.