Speaking to Digital Spy and other media ahead of the Virgin Media BAFTA Television Awards, the actress explained how the upcoming project came ab0ut, adding that she and Graham have been wanting to work together for sometime.
"It was amazing because Stephen introduced me to my agent and ever since then, we've been like, 'Jade, please find something for us to do.' And she's like, I am, I am.' But there's just not anything out there," Comer said.
"And then I very embarrassingly slid into Jack Thorne's DMs when I was on Twitter and I told him that I wanted to work with him, just straight up. He's incredible. So I did then and simultaneously, without even knowing, around that time Stephen had got in touch with Jack and was like, 'Will you write something for me and Jodie?'"
Comer revealed that everyone involved got together for a couple of workshops so that they could think "about what this piece could be".
She added: "And then we found a director in Marc Munden and we filmed it earlier this year in Liverpool. It's called Help. It's a film for Channel 4 and it was incredible, getting to work with him again. Just being with him on a set, that was amazing. He's such a good fella. I love him."
This weekend, Comer is nominated for a BAFTA award in the leading actress category for her role as Villanelle in Killing Eve.
The Virgin Media BAFTA Television Awards will air on Sunday (June 6) at 7pm on BBC One.
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