Q&A: Derry Girls at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival

WHERE? BFI IMAX, BFI & Radio Times Television Festival, London

WHEN? 14/4/19

Derry Girls writer and creator Lisa McGee had never really seen anything on television that represented her growing up in the 90s in Northern Ireland and so set about writing it.

  • Read on for reasons including the similarities between Derry Girls and Channel 4’s Father Ted

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Q&A: Josh O’Connor at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival

WHERE? BFI & Radio Times Television Festival

WHEN? 13/4/19 The Durrells airs on ITV at 8pm on Sundays, finishing 12/5/19

Josh O’Connor plays Prince Charles in the next series of Netflix’s The Crown and if he met the royal he would want to compare ear stories.

  • Read on for reasons including what happened when O’Connor auditioned for the film version of Les Miserables

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Q&A: Line Of Duty featuring Jed Mercurio at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival

WHERE? BFI IMAX

WHEN? 13/4/19, series 5 concludes on BBC1 5/5/19

monstagigz guarantee: There are no spoilers in the Q&A that follows if you’re up to date with the show

‘Do I know who ‘H’ is? Oh yes,’ says Line Of Duty creator and writer Jed Mercurio who is speaking at the 2nd annual BFI & Radio Times Television Festival at the BFI IMAX in London.

  • Read on for reasons including which character suggested her own demise in series 5

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