Elizabeth I's Secret Agents / Broadcast Design / Client: 72 Films

BAFTA Nominee & Winner of The Royal Television Society 'History' category at the 2018 Programme Awards.

As part of the team at Peepshow we created over 40 animated graphic sequences for the three-part series that uncovers the network of spymasters and secret agents that helped protect Queen Elizabeth I from assassination, terror and treason for over 40 years. Shown on BBC Two in the UK and PBS in the USA.

'Episode 1: 3 Plots'

'Episode 3: The Gunpowder Plot (Part 1)'

Production Stills

'Episode 2: Early Robert Cecil Network'

'Episode 1: The Norfolk Subplot'


'Elizabeth I's Secret Agents' Graphics:

Design, Direction, Animation and Production by Peepshow

Animation Director: Pete Mellor
Art Direction & Illustration: Miles Donovan & Luke Best
Animation: Pete Mellor & Chris Sayer

For 72 Films:

Series Producer/Director: Chris Durlacher
Producer: Bernadette Ross
Drama Director: Julian Jones
Executive Producers: David Glover & Mark Raphael
Post Production: The Farm Group