Charles Cecil MBE has been a key figure in the interactive entertainment industry for 40 years. Founder of Revolution Software, today one of the world’s leading adventure game companies, Charles has created numerous narrative-driven games including the multi-million selling Broken Sword series and Beneath a Steel Sky: the sequel, Beyond a Steel Sky, due for release in late 2019 is a lead title for Apple Arcade. Charles has worked on titles as diverse as The Da Vinci Code for Sony Pictures and Doctor Who for the BBC for which he won a BAFTA award.
Charles, awarded the status of ‘Industry Legend’ by Develop (Europe’s leading development magazine) is on the Board of Governors of the British Film Institute (BFI); Screen Yorkshire, the regional agency that supports film, television and interactive entertainment in Yorkshire. In 2011 Charles was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the computer games industry.