Tonsured monks in Henry VIII’s bedroom? Historic art is a great resource for productions, but interpretation is key.Read more "WARNING! The danger of reading historic art"
Are the makers of period drama allowed to fib about history? To what extent? And under what circumstances?Read more "Can we lie about history?"
Is there a Golden Rule of historical authenticity in filmmaking? Well, this is mine. I recently received perhaps the greatest text message of my life. It was from a client producer on an active production, and it read: “Need you on 11 May on location if avail to advise on how heretics might have been […]Read more "The Golden Rule of Historical Authenticity"