“I am an addict,” she says, before grabbing my hand. “I love watching crime drama and supernatural stuff on TV, darling. Some of it is fantastic, like Prime Suspect.” She pauses, appearing to choose her words carefully. “But a lot of it is shit. I don’t see why people in this country feel as though they have to spend lots of money on period dramas in order to make a good drama. Why not just use a good script?"The Take, adapted by Neil Biswas, will be on on Sky 1 next month.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
In Broadcast, Robert Shpeherd talks to novelist Martina Cole about the upcoming adaptation of her novel, The Take, and her production company 2 Queens.