HARDY PICTURES

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Core Team


 
  • Justin Hardy – Creative Director

    Justin Hardy – Creative Director

    Justin is one of the top historical film makers in the UK. Combining his MA in history at Magdalen College, Oxford, and film studies at UCLA, he has specialized in directing period films with critical and popular success. He won the Royal Television Society’s first ever award for Best History Film in 2001 with The Great Plague. He won twice more in 2003 and 2005 with Invitation to a Hanging and Trafalgar Battle Surgeon. He won the Judges RTS Award in 2008 for City of Vice.

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  • Sue Horth - Head of Content

    Sue Horth - Head of Content

    A founding member of Hardy Pictures, Sue has produced or executive produced the majority of the company's output, winning a Broadcast Award, RTS and BAFTA nomination for The Relief of Belsen in 2008, an RTS Award in 2006 for Trafalgar Battle Surgeon and a recent RTS nomination for 1066. In addition she produced the BBC4 dramas Spanish Flu - The Forgotten Fallen and Heist as well as directing The Saint and The Hanged Man.

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  • Lucy Bassnett-McGuire - Head of Production

    Lucy Bassnett-McGuire - Head of Production

    Lucy has been with Hardy Pictures since its foundation, co-producing Trafalgar Battle Surgeon, Heist and The Relief of Belsen, and overseeing all other productions. Lucy worked in the US for a number of years on multi part documentary series for a range of broadcasters including Disney and Discovery, before moving back to the UK.

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The Man Who Crossed Hitler Reviews

“Powerful and immensely worthwhile drama about the vital importance of the rule of law… engrossing, bristles with confrontation…Ed Stoppard brilliantly captures the idealistic but naïve lawyer…Ian Hart can barely contain his hatred…”

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