Matchlight makes documentary, history, arts, current affairs and popular factual television. We are proud to produce programmes for 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: Helen Castor's SHE WOLVES: ENGLAND'S EARLY QUEENS made The Radio Times Top 40 TV Shows of 2012! It was one of only two history programmes on the annual list and was placed ahead of both Mad Men and The Killing.
NEWS: RUSSELL BRAND: FROM ADDICTION TO
The Observer: Intelligent impassionate film ... Policy makers please wake up and pay attention
The Sun: Simply remarkable
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 wins 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. He explains how one of the most isolated and barren nations on Earth might seem a strange place for a superpower to invade, but how it became an enduring obsession for Britain, Russia and latterly America … Worthy of an award.
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