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Drama Out of a Crisis: A Celebration of Play for Today 2020

Our documentary on the iconic BBC series Play for Today. Broadcast on BBC 4.

Anansi Re-Spun 2020

We produced three 15 minute films for digital release that were inspired by the Unicorn Theatre's 2019 show, Anansi the Spider

Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes 2020

Our fourth collaboration with New Adventures saw us film Matthew Bourne's adaptation of The Red Shoes.

Institute 2019

In collaboration with the BBC, the Gecko Theatre, and The Space, we filmed the first feature by the Gecko. A unique, funny, and moving exploriation of what it means to care. Originally broadcast on BBC4.

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet 2019

Illuminations filmed Matthew Bourne's Romeo + Juliet that was shown in cinemas, Sky Arts, and has been made available on DVD, Blu-ray, and as a digital title.

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake 2018

We filmed Matthew Bourne's most iconic production for Sky Arts and for cinema screenings in 2019.

Clowns 2018

Shown on the BBC, Clowns is a dance film that is a macabre comedy of murder and desire, asking how far will we go in the name of entertainment.

Winged Bull in the Elephant Case 2018

During World War Two the paintings in London’s National Gallery were taken for safety to a slate mine in Wales. Winged Bull in the Elephant Case dramatises the journey of a lost painting that takes human form, as it strives to get back to the gallery.

Figures of Speech 2017-18

A series of short films produced for the Almeida Theatre which are based around famous, or in some cases infamous, political speeches.

Trilogy 2017

An inventive interpretation of Julius Caesar, Henry IV, and the Tempest by Phyllida Lloyd shown in cinemas and the BBC.

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella 2017

A filmed version of Matthew Bourne's Cinderella that was broadcast on Boxing Day 2017 by the BBC.

Natalia Osipova at Sadler’s Wells 2016

Natalia Osipova’s trio of new contemporary dances at Sadler’s Wells. Filmed for Sky Arts.

Hamlet 2017

Hamlet captures the Almeida Theatre's 2017 acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's great play, recorded as-live in its West end transfer on the stage of London's Harold Pinter Theatre.

The Intimate Art of Tatoo November 2016

We produced four short films on behalf of Just Radio for the Radio 4 show "The Intimate Art of Tattoo".

Elizabeth 2016

In conjunction with the Royal Opera House we filmed the dance performance, Elizabeth, for Sky Arts.

Simon Rattle conducts The Seasons 2016

A concert recorded at London's Barbican with the London Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus performing Haydn's 1801 oratorio The Seasons.

The Rocky Horror Show Live 2015

The world’s favourite rock’n’roll musical at the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End.

Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man 2015

Matthew Bourne’s thrilling and sexy choreography is danced to one of the most instantly recognisable scores in classical music.

Oxford University Chemistry Department 2015

Illuminations were asked to tell the story of the pioneering Synthesis for Biology and Medicine PhD programme

Ai Weiwei at the RA 2015

The second film for The Hot Ticket strand for Sky Arts is an exploration of Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei's exhibition at the Royal Academy in London.

Bryn Terfel at 50 2015

Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall for Sky Arts' The Hot Ticket, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel celebrates his birthday with special guests

‘Keds’ by Roy Lichtenstein for Christie’s 2014

We were commissioned by Christie's to make a short film about Roy Lichtenstein's painting, Keds (1961), which was sold in New York on 12th November 2014.

30 Years of the Turner Prize 2014

A short film commemorating thirty years of the Turner Prize commissioned by the Guardian.

Wadham College 2014

The students and tutors reveal why they chose Wadham College at the University of Oxford as the best place to study and work.

Anarchy in Manchester 2014

In six half-hour programmes for Sky Arts, we bring you the very best of So It Goes, Granada Television’s music show presented by the late Tony Wilson of Factory Records and Hacienda fame.

The Maximilian Schell Estate for Christie’s 2014

Illuminations were commissioned to tell the story of Schell's art collection which went on sale in Amsterdam on November 2014.

Lionel Bart 2013

Documentary telling the larger-than-life story of Lionel Bart, the composer of the musical Oliver!

Samuel Beckett: Not I 2013

A documentary on the 40th anniversary of the premiere of Samuel Beckett's Not I.

ShaLt 2013

A series of short documentaries and dramas to illustrate the story of the theatrical scene that thrilled London between the 1570s and 1642.

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge 2012

A short film with the artist Paul Emsley working in his studio on his painting of the Duchess of Cambridge in November 2012.

Julius Caesar 2012

Gregory Doran’s modern-dress production for the RSC sets the action in post-independence Africa and features a distinguished all-black cast.

Shakespeare’s Sonnets 2012

Shakespeare’s Sonnets features specially filmed readings of every sonnet by a star-studded cast.

Macbeth with Patrick Stewart 2010

Filmed production of the critically-acclaimed Macbeth directed by Rupert Goold.

Hamlet 2009

The Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Hamlet, directed by the RSC's director, Gregory Doran and starring David Tennant in the title role.

Macbeth with Antony Sher 2001

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Macbeth has been lauded as the finest production of Shakespeare's Scottish play for over a quarter of a century.