“Charlie and I don’t tend to think about the stories that way. Sometimes, it just comes out,” Jones tells THR. “But it’s great — great! — that they’re all strong female protagonists. I think what’s lovely about the show is that it’s not a strident statement. It’s more: Why not? We don’t even think about it from a gender perspective and I hope that’s progress. It’s more that we explore the best story and the best way to tell it.”
It’s nice to know that Black Mirror relies on its storytelling capabilities and doesn’t necessarily strive to do these things purposely, but instead lets them happen naturally. In the meantime, Black Mirror season 4 airs today so we’re expecting many of you to binge watch and after you do let us know what you think in the comments below.