Televisual asks why we made Sonya

By April 27, 2017Blog

Leading TV production magazine Televisual asked us what was behind our decision to make and self-fund the documentary The Spy Who Stole the Atom Bomb.  This fascinating story of  Ursula Kuczynski, a WWII spy who handed over Britain’s atomic secrets to the Russians, felt to us like a gift.  

With the release of the MI5 files on Sonya, we were able build a more complete picture of her life in the UK than had ever been possible before. And, as we have been producing factual content and digital video for over a decade, we certainly had the capabilities to bring this tale to life using high quality drama reconstruction.  

But we also knew that to cut through as a new entrant in the race for commissions in the UK and abroad would be a challenge….

Read the full story from our Head of Production Hannah Veale on the Televisual Blog.