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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  • 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 Saint and the Hanged Man Reviews

“This inventive documentary finds creative ways to bring its 600 year old story to life. Cute Python-esque animations play out the medieval scene of an ecclesiastical court … I just wish they had this when I was learning history.”

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