The Hammer

Written by Alan Kaye, Alias partner and Amanda Scott . A ten-part television drama set in Germany in the latter stages of the second world war.

‘This one has an interesting development history. I gave a talk on Joseph Campbell and the need always to explore bringing myth into your storytelling always, even in marketing. The journey has to be there or its just dull. In the middle of this talk, which was about why most erotica is dull (of all things!) it just came… People carry on, even in the most dire circumstances.

After the firebombing of Dresden in February 1945 where over 30,000 died – or more, depending on who you believe – the mail still got delivered, the trams ran, parking tickets still got written.

Now, in the midst of all this carnage what price is one life? Would you bother to investigate a murder and pursue a killer with all this going on? The female detective at the center of this investigation does. It’s her job and it keeps her together while everything else is falling apart.”

More to follow on this…

 

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The Hammer

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