The Wars of the Roses released

28th June 2016

A nation split in two, bitter struggles over national identity and the country's relationship with Europe, factional fighting for control of the ruling party, roiling discontent barely suppressed in the streets... This is England in 2016, perhaps, and most certainly England more

The Wars of the Roses release

15th June 2016

We are delighted to confirm that our exclusive 3-disc DVD of The Wars of the Roses will be released on Tuesday 28 June. Adapted from the Henry VI plays and Richard III by William Shakespeare, this is the Royal Shakespeare Company production filmed by the more

34 years on…

1st June 2016

So I logged on to Facebook today and this is what I found... 34th anniversary! How can that be? What I think must be the case is that we incorporated Illuminations Television Ltd 34 years ago. My then-colleague Geoff Dunlop and I more

Stage to screen workshop in Nottingham

27th April 2016

I'm very much looking forward to this workshop on Saturday in Nottingham. The event is free but do please register online if you would like to attend - there are just a few places left. I hope there will be plenty of more

Unblocking the blog

6th April 2016

So just what seems to be the problem? We have a shiny new web site which, while far from perfect, is a big step on from what was here before. While we were working on how to structure the new site more

New site. New blog?

24th March 2016

After far too long, as you can now see, we have finally re-launched our website. The process has involved a tricky transition from a previous developer and a previous CMS. So now we are faced with how best to use this new blog, more

Elizabeth reigns tonight

15th February 2016

Tonight at 8pm Sky Arts premieres our latest contribution to the Hot Ticket strand, Elizabeth, which is a co-production with the Royal Opera House. If I can be immodest for a moment, it is a truly gorgeous dance more