Pulling off a successful film to television adaptation is a tricky business.
The question we need to ask ourselves as writers is … what do you need in order to turn a successful movie into a greater successful TV show? What did these successful shows have in common?
It’s easy to sneer on Richard Curtis’s work, but I cannot help falling for his rather self-indulgent romantic comedies. My level head might be crying ‘No,’ but my lopsided heart can’t help but say yes.
For me, resistance is futile when it comes to his scripts and About Time is just another one of them.