‘The Deep’ writer reveals the show’s science

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Set thousands of feet below the Arctic ice, the 5-part series begins at 9pm on Tuesday 3rd August 2010 on BBC One, starring James Nesbitt (Murphy’s Law), Minnie Driver (Good Will Hunting) and Goran Visnjic (ER).

“There’s a lot of science in the show”, says writer Simon Donald. “And there’s a degree in which, when you dramatise science, you kinda move into a science fiction world a little bit. We’ve kept that really limited.”

Watch writer Simon Donald and producer Will Gould talk about dramatising science, moon pools, James Cameron and creating the underwater environments…