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Britannia - Season 3 (2021)24/08/2021In 43 AD, the Roman Army returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia. Created by multi-award-winning writers Jez Butterworth (Spectre) his brother Tom Butterworth (Silent Witness) and James Richardson (Bulletproof). Epic, action packed, full of humour and terrifying in equal measure, Britannia is produced by Vertigo Films and Neal Street Productions in association with Sky Studios. Britannia stars Gianni Calchetti (Cruella, The Third Day) Mackenzie Crook (Worzel Gummidge, Game of Thrones) and David Morrissey (Inside No. 9, The Missing) and new to Series 3 Sophie Okonedo (The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses).Tunbridge WellsIn Britannia Series 3 Episode 5 Ania (Liana Cornell) rides through High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells which on screen is the location of a forest in the land of the Sunfolk, an all-female tribe of visually impaired warriors. The tribe guide Ania to their leader, who tell her that she and her band of travellers must take the route through the High Hills on their quest to find the Spear of the Silver Dawn. Britannia on IMDb
Britannia Series 3 Official Teaser Trailer
Britannia Series 3 article on Kent Film Office website
Two Weeks to Live (2020)02/09/2020Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Mary Shelley) stars in the new six-part comedy drama Two Weeks to Live (2020) for Sky TV. The series will focus on the adventures of Kim Noakes, a young woman raised on the margins of society by her mother. Fifteen years after the death of her father, Kim decides to leave everything behind and find his killer. Directed by Al Campbell (Code 404, Man Down and Bad Education) and written by Gaby Hull (We Hunt Together, Cheat and Benidorm) the series was produced by Kudos Film and Television for Sky TV and also stars Sian Clifford (Fleabag, Vanity Fair and A Serial Killer's Guide to Life) and Mawaan Rizwan (Next of Kin, Vera and Mega Awesome Super Hacks). Herne Bay - West Beach and Hampton PierA private residence on Grand Drive in Herne Bay features as Nicky and Jay's house and the remote car park on Hampton Pier features in scene where Thompson (Thalissa Teixeira) and Brooks (Jason Flemyng) discuss their progress in finding Jimmy's (Sean Pertwee)killer.Two Weeks To Live on IMDB
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Dreamland MargateDreamland features as the Amusement Park Kim (Maisie Williams) was taken to by her dad when she was a child and which she revisits in her search for her father's killer.
MargateThe Margate coastline, the Lighthouse Bar on the Harbour Arm as well as Margate Police Station feature as a destination Kim remembers from her childhood and where she travels now to find the place where her parents had their first date, where her father took her as a child and where she hoped to spread his ashes.
Brave New World (2020)02/10/2020Brave New World is a new eight part TV series is an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel of the same name. It is set in America 200 or 300 years from now and explores the lives of two citizens who decide to explore life beyond the strictures of their society by travelling to the ‘Savage Lands’ where they become entangled in a violent rebellion. The screenplay was co-written by David Wiener (Flesh and Bone (2015), Fear the Walking Dead), Grant Morrison (Happy!, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay ) and Brian Taylor (Mom and Dad , Crank ). Brave New World was directed by a collaboration of directors Owen Harris (Black Mirror (2013-19), Troy: Fall of a City ), Aoife McArdle (Kissing Candice), U2: Every Breaking Wave , Andrij Parekh (Watchmen, The Zookeeper's Wife ), Craig Zisk (The Looming Tower ), Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and produced by Chloe Moss (Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , The Letter for the King ). The series stars Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story , Hail, Caesar! ), Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything , Jane Eyre ) and Kylie Bunbury (When They See Us, Tut ). Demi Moore (Corporate Animals,  G.I. Jane ) also stars in the series. NE- EDF - Dungeness EstateDungeness Estate and Lydd Camp are the locations for the “Savage Lands” where humanity has been left behind and the people are living like savages. The setting is America two to three hundred years in the future. The Old Lifeboat Station doubles as John and Linda's house.Brave New World (2020) on IMDb
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The Third Day (2020)15/09/2020Jude Law (Captain Marvel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald) leads the cast in mysterious six-part limited series The Third Day (2020). Blurring the lines between fantasy and reality, the adventure tale finds Law’s character Sam traveling to a strange island off the British coast where he encounters its inhabitants, eventually clashing with them as his sanity is threatened. Produced by Plan B Entertainment for Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK, The Third Day also stars Naomie Harris (Skyfall, Spectre), Mark Lewis Jones (The Crown, Chernobyl, The Accident), Amer Chadha-Patel (Beecham House, Year of the Rabbit) and Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Alien: Covenant). Directed by Marc Munden (Utopia, National Treasure) and Philippa Lowthorpe (Three Girls, The Crown) the show was written by Dennis Kelly (Utopia, Black Sea) with Kit de Waal and Dean O’Loughlin contributing two episodes.Allens FarmIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 2, Sam (Jude Law) chases a boy through a labyrinth of hedges. In Episode 4, Helen (Naomi Harris), her two daughters Ellie (Nico Parker) and Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) pass a farm and see people packing a car preparing to leave. They later take shelter for the night in the farmhouse.In Episode 6, Talulah escapes from the farmhouse as a group arrives with weapons.The Third Day (2020) article on the Kent Film Office website
The Third Day (2020) on IMDb
The Third Day (2020) on Wikipedia
Official Trailer for The Third Day (2020)
Hever CastleIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 1, Sam (Jude Law) crouches beside a waterfall crying when he hears voices. This scene was filmed in the grounds of Hever Castle.
St Clere EstateIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 3, St Clere Estate features as The Big House where Sam (Jude Law) gets baptised by The Preacher (Amer-Chadha Patel) as the rightful heir of Osea Island. In Episode 6, Helen (Naomi Harris) finds Sam is now The Preacher. Helen tells Sam she will leave with her daughters and asks for the money he took from her. In Episode 6, Mrs Martin (Emily Watson) , Mr Martin (Paddy Considine), Sam and The Cowboy (Paul Kaye) arrive. The group is attacked by Jason's (Mark Lewis Jones) posse.
Chislehurst CavesIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 5, Chislehurst Caves appear as Caves on Osea Island. Kail (Freya Allan) leads Ellie (Nico Parker) through the mysterious cave and talks to her about its history.
Isle of GrainIn The Third Day (2020) The Grain Coastal Park features throughout the series as barren marshland on Osea Island. In Episode 1, Sam (Jude Law) sees the young boy that was with Epona (Jessie Ross) in the woodlands. He chases after the boy but he escapes. In Episode 2 Sam sees a burnt out caravan that he saw in a dream. He sees the young boy again and chases after him. Sam is then chased by a masked and armed group. At night Sam sees the burning caravan yet again, this time it is on fire. He sees a symbol on the caravan and looks at a newspaper clipping of his son's suspected killer which shows shows the same caravan in an image. In Episode 3, Sam escapes from Larry (John Dagleish) who has just dragged him across a field at night. In the daytime Mr Martin (Paddy Considine) and Mrs Martin (Emily Watson) ostensibly try to help Sam and Jess (Katherine Waterston) escape. In Episode 4, Helen (Naomi Harris) and her two daughters Ellie (Nico Parker) and Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) discover their car is gone as they flee from a hut where they sought shelter for the night.
Walpole Bay Tidal PoolIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 6, Walpole Bay Tidal Pool features as the sea off Osea Island where Helen (Naomi Harris) and her two daughters Ellie (Nico Parker) and Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) try to escape in a boat.
NE - Shellness Beach and HutsIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 5, Shellness Beach features as a beach on Osea Island. One of the huts is used for shelter by Helen (Naomi Harris) and Jess (Katherine Waterson) who gives birth to a girl. Ellie (Nico Parker) walks off with Kail (Freya Allan) leaving Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) to look after Jess. When Helen finds out Sam (Jude Law) is still on the island in the Big House , she leaves to confront him. When Talulah inadvertently reveals who they are and Jess tries to harm her, she escapes. In Episode 6, Jess tells Jason (Mark Lewis Jones) she has named the baby Epona and asks him to close the causeway so Helen and her daughters cannot escape.
Ferry House Inn & Harty FerryIn The Third Day (2020) Episode 1, Sam (Jude Law) drives Epona (Jessie Ross) to the causeway to Osea Island along a deserted road (Harty Ferry Road). In Episode 4, Helen (Naomi Harris) and her two daughters Ellie (Nico Parker) and Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) also drive to Osea Island for a birthday treat for Ellie. They pass a farm and see people packing a car preparing to leave.
A - Fog Signal Station (Beach Studios)In The Third Day (2020) Episode 4, the exterior and interior of Fog Signal Station doubles for a house on Osea Island where Helen (Naomi Harris) and her two daughters Ellie (Nico Parker) and Talulah (Charlotte Gairdner-Mihell) seek shelter for the night. Ellie discovers a surgery with a sheep cut open with a baby doll inside. When The Preacher (Amer-Chadha Patel) enters with Jason (Mark Lewis Jones) and Professor Mimir (Börje Lundberg), Helen and her daughters hide before making a run for it towards the coastline.In Episode 6, Sam (Jude Law) and Helen meet Ellie at the Fog Signal Station who then betrays them to Jess (Katherine Waterston).
Bedgebury National Pinetum ForestBedgebury National Pinetum Forest features in The Third Day (2020) Episode 1 when Sam (Jude Law) parks his car on a road in woodland where he discovers a boy and a girl (Jessie Ross) playing. Sam witnesses the girl putting a rope around her neck and jumping off a rock attempting to commit suicide. Sam rescues her and asks where the boy has gone. She replies there was no boy. Sam and Epona walk back to his car. In Episode 2, Sam explores the forest of Osea. He is later chased by a group who attack him and is then confronted by Epona's father Jason (Mark Lewis Jones). Later, Sam and Jess (Katherine Waterston) are under drugged and kiss in a dream woodland.
Pennyworth - Series 1-2 (2019-2020)28/02/2021Pennyworth Series One tells the origin story of Alfred Pennyworth a former special forces soldier living in London in the 1960s and how he came to work for Bruce Wayne's father, Thomas Wayne. Pennyworth Series Two continues the show’s remit as a backstory to Batman, notably with Alfred’s eventual arrival in Gotham City. This TV series for Starzplay was created by Bruno Heller and co-written by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, Danny Cannon and Seth Sinclair. Pennyworth was directed by a collaboration of directors Danny Cannon, Rob Bailey, Bill Eagles, Jon East, Clare Kilner and China Moo-Young. Each series is split into 10-parts. Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Fury, Endeavour) stars as Alfred Pennyworth with co-star Ben Aldridge (Our Girl, Fleabag, Toast) playing Thomas Wayne. Pennyworth also stars Hainsley Lloyd Bennett (King of Crime, Catastrophe), Ryan Fletcher (Beats, Outlander) and singer songwriter Paloma Faith (Peter & Wendy, Doctor Parnassus).The Historic Dockyard ChathamIn series 1, the Exterior of The Ropery at The Historic Dockyard Chatham features as Soho Streets in Ep 6, Anchor Wharf as a London Street in Ep 7 and The Admiral's Offices and Anchor Wharf Stores as Rutland Fusiliers Regimental Club. The Pay Offices, Ropery Roof and Church Street feature as exterior Royal Almshouse, London and the Chain and Cable Sheds and Ropery subway as deserted London streets nearby during a chase scene.https://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/filmed-in-kent/2019/10/pennyworth-2019-2020/| Pennyworth Series 1-2 (2019-2021) Kent Film Office Article Pennyworth on IMDB
A - Lodge Hill (Location Works)In series 2 Ep 2, Lodge Hill features in scenes showing Bet Sykes (Paloma Faith)and Katie Browning (Jessye Romeo) on the run, including a bus stop and the exterior of an abandoned and boarded up street with a phone box.
The Nevers - Series 1 (2021)17/05/2021This 12-part direct to TV series is an epic science fiction drama about a group of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies and a mission that might change the world. The Nevers (2021) is co-written by Joss Whedon (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Buffy co-writers Jane Espenson and Doug Petrie. The series is directed by Andrew Bernstein (The Outsider), David Semel (Star Trek: Discovery), Joss Whedon and Zetna Fuentes (Cursed). The cast is lead by Laura Donnelly (Outlander, Tolkien) as Amalia True, the most reckless, impulsive, emotionally damaged hero of her time. Joining Donnelly are Olivia Williams, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ben Chaplin and Pip Torrens. The Historic Dockyard ChathamThe Historic Dockyard Chatham provided several locations for the series. A stunt scene was filmed on Ropery Street and appears in Episode One, in which a masked horsemen chases the protagonists Amalia True (Laura Donnelly), Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) and Myrtle Haplisch (Viola Prettejohn) in their horse-drawn carriage through a busy Victorian London market street. The rear of the Ropery building also stands in as a theatre stage door entrance.The Stables houses stand in for Dr Horatio's (Zackery Momoh) home and Officer's Terrace stands in for the London street where Maladie (Amy Manson) is led towards a carriage marked “asylum for the psychologically deranged.”The Nevers (2021) on IMDb
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The Nevers Trailer
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Back to Life - Series 1 & 2 (2019-2021)15/04/2019BBC Three comedy drama Back to Life follows Miranda ‘Miri’ Matteson (Daisy Haggard), who has just been released from prison, having spent a decade behind bars. Thirty-six years old, jobless and with no one to turn to, she has no choice but to move back in with her parents. She is desperate to go straight and move on with her life. The series is directed by Christopher Sweeney (Parental Advisory: Disciplinary Measures, Women are from Mars), is written by Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon, and stars Daisy Haggard (Black Mirror, Outnumbered), Geraldine James (Alice in Wonderland, Sherlock Holmes), Jamie Michie (Game of Thrones, The Outlaw King) and Christine Bottomley (Hard Sun, The End of the F***ing World). Folkestone Harbour Folkestone Harbour Arm is featured in several episodes of Back to Life Series 2, with the lighthouse becoming the site of Lara's father John's (Adrian Edmonson) untimely death.Kent Film Office Back to Life(2019) Article
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NE- EDF - Dungeness EstateFilming for the series took place across Dungeness, including scenes at The Britannia Inn pub.
NE - Lydd-on-Sea (Romney Sands & Lade Beach)Production for Back to Life filmed at Lydd-On-Sea's Lade car park for both Series 1 and 2. In Series 1, the car park played host to a fish and chip van, and in Series 2 it became the driving school where Miri (Daisy Haggard) takes her practical test.
HytheFilming for both series took place along the seafront at Hythe, including various scenes at the beach promenade on West Parade, as well as a cycling sequence on the promenade at Princes Parade. In Series 2, filming also took place in Hythe high street and town square. Oscar (Richard Durden), Caroline (Geraldine James) and Dom (Jamie Michie) can be seen in the town square in Episode 5 when they undertake a litter-picking campaign. Hythe high street is pictured in Episodes 3, 4 and 6 in various scenes, including Caroline and Oscar's litter-picking crusade and Lara's father John (Adrian Edmonson) leading a procession of mourners through the town.
NR - NT - Abbot's CliffVarious scenes for Back to Life were filmed at Abbot's Cliff Sound Mirror, high on the White Cliffs between Folkestone and Dover.
The Crown - Series 1-4 (2016-2020)01/11/2016A Netflix Original and the most expensive TV drama series to date, the four series of The Crown chart the life of Queen Elizabeth II from 1940s to the 1990s. The series was created by Peter Morgan and stars Claire Foy and Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth II in Series One to Four with support from a host of stars, including Matt Smith, John Lithgow, Jeremy Northiam, Vanessa Kirby, Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies. The series was directed by various directors including Benjamin Caron, Stephen Daldry, Samuel Donovan and Jessica Hobbs.The Historic Dockyard ChathamIn Series One, The Historic Dockyard Chatham features as the London Docks where the Duke of Windsor (Alex Jennings) holds a speech as he arrives on a liner for his brother's funeral. Kent Film Office The Crown article
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Royal School of Military Engineering (Chatham) - Brompton BarracksIn series 4 the Parade Square at The Brompton Barracks doubled as Horseguards Parade and The Mall for scenes re-enacting Trooping the Colour.
The Crimson Petal and The White (2011)06/04/2011Four part BBC adapation of Michel Faber’s 2002 novel set in Victorian London , telling the story of Sugar, a young prostitute who becomes the mistress of a powerful patriarch. Lucinda Coxon wrote the screenplay and Marc Munden directed the series, which stars Romola Garai, Chris O’Dowd, Gillian Anderson, Richard E Grant, Shirley Henderson, Amanda Hale and Mark Gatiss.Eastgate HouseEastgate House features throughout the series as a bedroom in the brothel Sugar Romola Garai) works in.Kent Film Office The Crimson Petal and The White article
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The Historic Dockyard ChathamThe Historic Dockyard Chatham features in episode two, where Sugar (Romola Garai) goes to church and episodes three and four feature the garden of Commissioners House as well as the Medway Beach which doubles as coastal location where Agnes (Amanda Hale) is found dead.
New Blood (2016)02/06/2016New Blood is a seven part BBC drama about two junior investigators, one in the Serious Fraud Office, the other in the police force, who are brought together by two seemingly unrelated cases. Created and written by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz and starring Mark Strepan, Ben Tavassoli, Ariyon Bakare, Dorian Lough, Rachel Palmer, Aiysha Hart, Matt Bardock, Mark Bonnar and Mandana Jones.Medway Services and sections of the M2 were used in epsiode three where Rash (Ben Tavassoli) and Stefan (Mark Strepan) interrogate Bruce Lockwood (Henry Pettigrew). Kent Film Office New Blood article
New Blood BBC website
MM - Medway Services, M2The Medway Services and the M2 were used in episode three, where Rash (Ben Tavassoli) and Stefan (Mark Strepan) drive to interrogate Bruce Lockwood (Henry Pettigrew).
The Hollow Crown: Richard III (2016)21/05/2016The Hollow Crown: Richard III (Benedict Cumberbatch) is one of The Wars of the Roses BBC adaptions of Shakespeare’s history plays. This second series, also featuring Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) Part 1 and Part 2, follows the critically acclaimed 2012 adaptions of Richard II, Henry IV Part I and 2, and Henry V. Directed by Dominic Cooke and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Jeremy Irons, Keeley Hawes, Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels.EH - Dover CastleDover Castle featured as The Tower of London for the execution of Hastings, as well as the cellars and various corridors in Pomfret Castle.Kent Film Office The Hollow Crown article
Kent Film Office Tudor(ish) Trail Trail
BBC The Hollow Crown website
Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place features as the exterior by the Great Gates of Westminster Palace.
Leeds Castle Leeds Castle moat and barbican feature as the Tower of London river approach.
The Hollow Crown: Henry VI Part 1 & 2 (2016)07/05/2016The Hollow Crown: Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) Part 1 and 2 are two of The War of The Roses BBC adaptions of Shakespeare’s history plays. This second series, also featuring Richard III (Benedict Cumberbatch), follows the critically acclaimed 2012 adaptions of Richard II, Henry IV Part I and 2, and Henry V. Directed by Dominic Cooke and starring Tom Sturridge, Benedict Cumberbatch, Keeley Hawes, Sophie Okonedo, John Mackay, Stanley Townsend and Ben Daniels.Leeds Castle Filming took place at Leeds Castle Barbican and moat for scenes outside the Tower of London.Kent Film Office The Hollow Crown article
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Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place doubled as the exterior of the Palace of Westminster's Great Gates as well as interiors which were used as King Louis' Court.
EH - Dover CastleDover Castle features as The Tower of London as well as Anjou's Palace and Joan's Chambers in Rouen in Part 1 and a French Prison and St Alban's Chapel and Market Place in Part 2.
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973)15/02/1973Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em (1973 – 78) was a BBC sitcom about accident prone Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford) who trips over the simplest tasks of daily life, trying to look after long suffering wife Betty (Michele Dotrice) and their baby. The series was created and written by Raymond Allen and stars Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. Herne BayHerne Bay was used as a location for two episodes in series one. The High Street and William Street featured in the very first episode of the sitcom, The Job Interview, where Frank (Michael Crawford) arrives at a shop for a job interview. The Railway Station as well as the Carlton Hotel were used in episode four of the series, Have a Break, Take a Husband, for scenes involving Frank (Michael Crawford) and Betty's (Michele Dotrice) ill-fated second honeymoon. Kent Film Office Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em article
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Churchill's Secret (2016)28/02/2016Churchill’s Secret is an ITV feature length dramatisation of Winston Churchill’s (Michael Gambon) stroke, kept secret from the public in 1953 during his second term as Prime Minister. Whilst Churchill’s peers plot his succession, family tensions surface when his long suffering wife, Clemmie (Lindsay Duncan) calls his children to visit him at his Chartwell home in Kent, unsure whether he will survive. Based on Jonathan Smith’s book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, the drama is adapted by Stewart Harcourt. Charles Sturridge directs with Michael Gambon starring as Winston Churchill alongside Lindsay Duncan, Romola Garai, Matthew Macfadyen, Daisy Lewis, Daisy Lewis, Rachael Stirling and Tara Fitzgerald. NT - ChartwellChartwell was the real life home of the Churchill family from 1924 to 1965 and was naturally chosen by the production to film location exteriors.The interiors were recreated at West London Film Studios.Kent Film Office Churchill's Secrets article
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The Interceptor (2015)10/06/2015BBC One's new eight-part series The Interceptor is about state-of-the-art surveillance team, UNIT, whose mission is to track down some of Britain’s most wanted and dangerous criminals. Starring O.T. Fagbenle Trevor Eve, Jo Joyner, Robert Lonsdale, Lorraine Ashbourne, Anna Skellern and Lee Boardman.GravesendThe A2 and Truckers stop Nell's Cafe on the A2 in Gravesend briefly feature in episode 1 when Ashton (OT Fagbenle) follows Xavier (Lee Boardman).Kent Film Office The Interceptor Article
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Edge of Heaven (2014)21/02/2014Edge of Heaven is a six part ITV comedy drama series about life at Margate’s finest, and only, 80's themed B&B, run by the chaotic Taylor-Chatterjee family: Wham! loving Judy (Camille Coduri), her black pudding enthusiast husband Tandeep (Nitin Kundra), and her children, demobbed soldier Ann-Marie (Laura Checkley) and Alfie (Blake Harrison), whose life is going badly ever since his fiancée left him at the altar. The comedy stars Blake Harrison, Justine Michelle Cain, Camille Coduri, Nitin Kundra, Laura Checkley, Louisa Lytton, Marcia Warren and Adrian Scarborough.Morelli's BroadstairsMorelli's ice cream parlour features in episode 3 and 6 where Alfie (Blake Harrison) and Michelle (Louisa Lytton) have a date. Kent Film Office Edge of Heaven Article
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MargateMargate was used as the main backdrop to the series.
Broadstairs & Viking BaySome parts of Broadstairs were used to double as places in Margate.
Morgan's Dance hall features in the first episode of the series as the location where Judy (Camille Coduri) goes for tango lessons.
The Tunnel (2013)16/10/2013The Tunnel is a 10 part Sky Atlantic drama that follows the forced partnership of detectives Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) and Elise Wassermann (Clémence Poésy) after a murdered French politician is found on the border of England and France. The case becomes personal as the murderer lures the detectives into his own agenda. Location descriptions contain PLOT SPOILERS! Directed by Dominik Moll and starring Stephen Dillane, Clémence Poésy, Joseph Mawle, Tom Bateman, Alexander Hathaway, Thibault de Montalembert and Liz Smith. FolkestoneFolkestone is one of the main settings in the series and is used for a variety of establisher shots throughout the series as well as exteriors for various locations such as the UK Police station, Charity Hostel, Robertson's flat, Sophie's house, John's house and the internet cafe.Kent Film Office The Tunnel Article
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Eurotunnel*spoiler alert*The Euro Tunnel was one of the main settings of the programme as it is where the French politician is found dead and French detective Elise Wasserman (Clemence Poesie) and English detective Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) carry out their investigations to the grand finale. The Euro Tunnel control was also used for various scenes where the detectives travel between England and France.
Turner ContemporaryExteriors of the Turner Contemporary feature in Episode 7 where Karl's wife finds her car is blocked in.
Discovery Park Ltd. - formerly PfizerNot only was Discovery Park the productions base and offices, they also used parts of the site to double as Calais Police Station, a forensic lab and a newspaper office.
MM - Connaught BarracksConnaught Barracks was used to double as a variety of locations including interiors of Folkestone Police Station, a care home, hostel and bed sit.
NT - NE - The White Cliffs of Dover*spoiler alert* The White Cliffs of Dover car park was used in episode 7 where Danny (Tom Bateman) is in his car when the killer arrives and hands him an envelope before the car explodes.
Port of Dover - Ferry Terminal The Port of Dover was used in episode one where Stephen Beaumont(Stephen Mawle) takes a call and episode 6 where Elise Wasserman (Clemence Poesie) and Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) run onto a ferry to search for the killer.
Folkestone Harbour Establishing shots of Folkestone Harbour are used throughout the series.
MM - The Barn, UpstreetThe Barn in Upstreet was used to shoot the interior and exteriors of detective Karl Roebuck's (Stephen Dillane) house which featured across the series.
Port of RamsgateThe Port of Ramsgate features in episode 5 where Sophie (Mia Goth) is about to meet the killer and episode 6 for the scene where Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) runs onto a ferry.
*spoiler alert* The Grand Shaft features in episode 10 for dramatic scenes where Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) finds a body and then realises the police are monitoring his phone and computer.
MOD Training Areas Kent - Hythe Redoubt - Martello Towers - Sound Mirrors*spoiler alert* The MOD Training Areas in Hythe feature in episode 9 for scenes where Karl's wife Laura (Angel Coulby) triggers a bomb and Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) and the bomb team arrive to try and save her.
Chickens (2011)02/09/2011Chickens is set during WWI in the sleepy English village of Rittle - on - Sea. It centers on the lives of three young men who are shunned by their local community as they haven't gone to war. The pilot for the series was filmed in Chilham. Written, created by and starring Simon Bird, Jonny Sweet and Joe Thomas. Also starring Sarah Daykin, Emerald Fennell, Eileen Davies, Amy Dawson and Louise Ford. ChilhamChilham featured as the village of Rittle- on- sea, the quintessential sleepy English village. Scenes were shot in many areas, including the square and the church yard. Kent Film Office Chickens Article
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Great Expectations (1999)12/04/1999This 1999 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations tells the story of Orphan Pip (Gabriel Thomson/Ioan Gruffudd), who seems destined to become a blacksmith until one day he is mysteriously sent to London to become a gentleman through the kindness of an unknown patron. Directed by Julian Jarrold and starring Ioan Gruffudd, Charlotte Rampling, Gabriel Thomson, Bernard Hill, Nicholas Blane, Jo Cameron Brown and Tony Curran. MM - Paddlesteamer- Kingswear CastleThe paddlesteamer "Kingswear Castle" was used for the scenes where Magwitch (Bernard Hill) attempts to escape with the help of Pip (Ioan Gruffudd) and Herbert (Daniel Evans).Dickens Movie Trail
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Great Expectations 1999 IMDb
Medway Ports Sheerness - Peel PortsSheerness Docks doubled as the exterior of Clara's (Philippa Stanton) home where Pip (Ioan Gruffudd) and Herbert (Daniel Evans)take Magwitch (Bernard Hill) to seek refuge.
MM - River Medway Stangate Creek on the River Medway was used for shots of the Paddle steamer on the Thames Estuary in the scenes where Pip (Ioan Gruffudd) and Herbert (Daniel Evans)try to help Magwitch (Bernard Hill) escape.
Chatham RiversideSlip 8 at Chatham Docks was used for the scene where Pip (Ioan Gruffudd) and Herbert (Daniel Evans) meet Magwitch (Bernard Hill) to help him escape.
Great Expectations (2011/2012)30/11/2012The latest BBC adaptation of the classic Dickens tale. Telling the story of young orphan Pip, his relationship with Estella, adopted daughter of spinster Miss Havisham and how his fortunes change when a mysterious benefactor wishes to send him to London to become an English gentleman. Starring Gillian Anderson, Douglas Booth and Ray Winstone.NE - St Thomas A Becket - FairfieldThe St Thomas A Beckett Fairfield church was used in the opening scenes of the series as the resting place for Pip's deceased parents. It is here that he first meets the prisoner Magwitch.Dickens Movie Trail
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Birds of a Feather (1989-1998)16/10/1989Birds of a Feather was a successful long running comedy series featuring Pauline Quirk and Linda Robson. The two sisters move in together after both their husbands ended up in jail following an armed robbery attempt.All of the prison scenes were filmed at Maidstone Prison throughout the series, and the prison was also used for exterior scenes. The long running franchise was axed by the BBC after 9 series in 1998. However, in 2013 a 10th series successfully aired on ITV, and now an 11th series has been commisioned. Birds of a Feather was created by Laurence Marks, and starred Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Leslie Joseph, Alun Lewis,and Peter Polycarpou. MM - HM Prison MaidstoneBirds of a Feather used Maidstone Prison to film exterior and interior shots throughout the franchise. Kent Film Office Birds of a Feather Article
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