TALKING SHOP: C21 spoke to Sally Woodward Gentle, creative director of Carnival Films, about the third season of gothic crime drama Whitechapel, which is coming to ITV1 in the UK this month.
Woodward Gentle says: “Whitechapel is going down really well in America. I think it’s because it is about character, it’s about the universal appeal of being scared and how imaginative it is. It’s not a cop show really.”
In this episode, Woodward Gentle also discusses the worldwide success of Carnival’s period drama Downton Abbey, how the British drama industry is faring in the turbulent economic climate and the threat to UK prodcos presented by US imports.