The Hollow Crown: Wars of the Roses - designing the look and feel
Production designer John Stevenson explains how they brought to life Shakespeare’s characters and a medieval world in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses
Shakespeare's The Hollow Crown: Costumes
The team behind The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses reveal how they created the characters’ regal look and the challenges of using armour and horses for dramatic medieval battle scenes
Directing and producing Shakespeare’s The Hollow Crown: War of the Roses
The Hollow Crown’s director Dominic Cooke and producer Rupert Ryle-Hodges reveal how they created a big-budget television drama from a 400-year-old play
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Good directing requires a combination of all-round skills and often specific expertise unique to a particular genre. Share tips on how to be a confident and successful director
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From driving the creative process to dealing with staffing and management, this section dissects the many elements and skills needed to be a TV producer.
Make up, costume, set design, visual effects – whether you’re an experienced artist or a budding designer, browse our practical advice and case studies here.
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Scripting and writing
Your script will set the tone and style for your programme and have a huge impact on how the production progresses. This section will help you create impact where it matters.
Self shooting demands a combination of skills, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Browse this section for tips, examples and practical advice.
In television, good sound complements good footage and content, and should not be neglected. This section offers practical advice for anyone working in TV.