Matchlight makes television programmes. We are proud to have worked with BBC One, ITV1, BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four, BBC Scotland, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Details of recent productions can be found under "Work", below.
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NEWS: PAUL MURRAY has joined Matchlight as Creative Director, New Markets.
NEWS: MEDIEVAL LIVES, written & presented by Helen Castor, premiered on BBC Four on 9th, 16th and 23rd October, 2013 - it was the highest rated show on the channel on each day of first transmission, reaching over 600,000 at its peak. The Guardian said, "Castor is an excellent, engaging storyteller, with a strong feminist undercurrent to her analysis. There are child brides, superstitions, gruesome births, curious traditions, rules about sex and death and life handed down by supposedly celibate male clerics. It's fascinating."
NEWS: RUSSELL BRAND: FROM ADDICTION TO
The Times: "Searingly honest film…Brand is wildly articulate and able to paint a compelling yet bleak portrait of his past."
NEWS: AFGHANISTAN: THE GREAT GAME, a personal view by Rory Stewart won a BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Factual Series. The Observer: This intelligent two-part film is the television highlight of the week, a superlative history of Afghanistan through the eyes of author, former Black Watch officer and diplomat Rory Stewart MP … Worthy of an award.
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