Posted Wednesday 13 Jun 2018
A host of female characters are rewriting the rules for women on television, and the latest issue of Drama Quarterly explores just how they're being brought to the small screen. Remember Cagney & Lacey, DI Jane Tennison and Buffy 'the Vampire Slayer' Summers? They were the vanguard to Orange is the New Black, Big Little Lies, The Handmaid's Tale, Borgen, Happy Valley.
IMAGE /dramaquarterly.com Sarah Lancashire in Sally Wainwright's Happy Valley