Subsequently, from 1968, Batty settled as CEO of Peter Batty Productions, remaining in that role ever since. Batty had also produced and scripted 6 episodes of the internationally praised TV series The World at War. Most of his independent productions were shown in the USA, chiefly his 5-part series on the American Civil War. Batty tilted this The Divided Union, to which it was distributed via home-video in Reader’s Digest.
Nevertheless, aside from his remarkable career history, Batty is also known for his esteemed body of work and the awards he has achieved. Regarding his books, his body of work most notably includes The House of Krupp: The Steel Dynasty that Armed the Nazis, The Divided Union: The Story of the Great American War, 1861-65 and Hoodwinking Churchill: Tito’s Great Confidence Trick. Additionally, he has earnt several awards for his contributions to TV. These awards including a Grand Prix at the Venice Film Festival, Silver Dove from the Leipzig Film Festival for his Fall and Rise of the House of Krupp. Likewise, he produced and scripted for BBC TV two documentaries on Tito. The Daily Mail remarked on Tito as ‘fascinating’, The Sunday Telegraph ‘excellent’ and The Sunday Times ‘a damning investigation into the political dealings of the Yugoslav Partisan leader’.