Explore this interactive video to find tips, advice and insights into the practicalities of bringing an 800 page novel to the screen. You’ll hear producer Nick Hirschkorn talking about the sacrifices made during production and from writer Peter Harness on the importance of nailing down a first draft. Director Toby Haynes talks about being creative on a TV budget and script editor Jonathan Lewsley on adapting the novel.
Find out from Natalie Reid and Will Cohen of Milk VFX how the sand horses and the King’s roads visual effects were created.
And not forgetting actors Ariyon Bakare, who plays Stephen Black, and Enzo Cilenti who plays John Childermass, on preparing for their roles which included going to butler school and horse riding training.

Team Credits

Toluwanimi Malomo

  • Message
  • Content Manager | Photographer


  • BBC


    • TV

Project Tags

  • Video
  • Film

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