30 March 2023

Get On Up: The Triumph of Black America

New 2-part series launches tonight, Thursday March 30th 9pm on BBC Two. Actor David Harewood travels across America to discover the stories behind his heroes, the artistic pioneers from the 1960s to the 1990s who shaped popular culture.

29 March 2023

Dating, Halal Style

Wednesday 29th March, 10.40pm BBC One. Part of the Love, Faith and Me strand, Dating, Halal Style follows Twenty-three-year-old Muslim convert Chiedza wants to find love while sticking to Islamic dating rules. Can her new faith help to find a husband, one her mother will approve of?

11 November 2022

Salt, by Selina Thompson wins Grierson Award

We are delighted to announce that our film ‘Salt, by Selina Thompson’ has won Best Arts Documentary, at the Grierson Awards 2022. Congratulations and thanks to Selina and our brilliant production team.

The judges said: “Salt takes viewers on a deeply personal journey, experienced and lived by millions. It’s a story about grief and colonialism, told by Selina Thompson with a strong voice and in an original way. It was moving and, in places, darkly comic. We were captivated by it.”

30 October 2022

New Commissions!

We are very proud to announce our latest commissions - Milk and Honey Productions has been recommissioned to make a new 6-part religious series for the BBC as well as a major BBC Two Arts commission, both currently in production.

28 March 2022


This Tuesday, March 29th at 10:35pm - tune in for the first episode of our new series ‘A Believer’s Guide’ on BBC1! A heartwarming, 5-part series exploring how faith helps people through universal life events…

28 October 2021

Serena Kennedy to be named the inaugural Grierson Hero of the Year

We’re proud to announce that Milk and Honey’s friend, Serena Kennedy, who worked with us on Take Your Knee Off My Neck, has won the Grierson Hero of the Year award! Well done, Serena!

More information here.

13 October 2021

Milk and Honey Productions selected to be part of PACT's Future 30!

Click here to read about Pact’s Future 30 scheme as they celebrate turning 30!

02 September 2021

BBC commissions Milk and Honey's 'Black Art Matters'.

Click here to read all about the BBC’s newest commissions.

09 August 2021

BBC fulfils factual & arts pledge with slew of commissions

“Also ordered for BBC2 is Black Art Matters (working title), a 4 x 60-minute series from Milk And Honey Production in association with Born in Me, executive produced by Lucy Pilkington and Afua Hirsch. The series will examine how African-American creativity has transformed popular culture and how we express ourselves through language, style and music”

Read full article on TBI

02 August 2021

Matisse takes slice of Milk & Honey

_Matisse chair Nick Curwin said the ambition is to grow the business into a “major supplier of important premium unscripted content”. He added: “Lucy is super-talented and respected, so we’re very proud to be part of her much-admired and talked-about indie”

Read full article in Broadcast


06 July 2021

Milk and Honey makes Grierson Awards shortlist!

Take Your Knee Off My Neck: My First Time is on the Grierson Awards shortlist for Best Documentary Short!

The awards take place on Weds 10th Nov - Watch this space!!

Grierson Awards nominations list

28 May 2021

Edinburgh Television Festival 2021

Lucy has been appointed to the Edinburgh Television Festival Advisory Committee.

Advisory Commitee 2021

15 June 2020

Take Your Knee Off My Neck

We are very proud to announce our latest commission showcasing Black British filmmakers, who explore the impact of George Floyd’s killing by the police and the protest it has sparked in the UK. Starts tonight at 7:55pm, Ch4 with ‘My First Time’.

01 April 2020

Spycam Sex Criminals

Announcing our third commission, Stacey Dooley Investigates: Spycam Sex Criminals. AVAILABLE NOW

Watch on BBC iPlayer

20 January 2020

Bring Back The Bush

We are delighted to announce our second commission.

Watch on Channel 4

14 November 2019

The Trouble with Naipaul

We are delighted to announce our first commission.

Watch on BBC iPlayer

16 May 2019

We Are Commissioned!

Milk and Honey Productions are delighted to announce that they have recently been commissioned by Channel 4, BBC4 and BBC3 to produce a number of documentaries which will air in late 2019/early 2020.

​Lucy Pilkington feature: Broadcast Magazine