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Canal boats, bathing ponds, Boris bikes and housing estates give Finding Your Feet the London look

23rd February 2018

Some locations in Finding Your Feet are so well known there’s no need to point them out really. But others will prove a little unexpected. Imelda Staunton flees her Surrey mansion on learning her husband is having an affair, and heads to her sister’s north London housing estate, which is actually played by the Rodney

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Four London days shown in four parts: Carey Mulligan stars in Sir David Hare’s Collateral

10th February 2018

Sir David Hare’s new BBC2 drama Collateral stars Carey Mulligan, as DI Kip Gillespie, and John Simm – who’s to be found on the other side in ITV’s Trauma, also starting on February 12th. Set over four days, the four-part series features some brilliant London locations. Take a look at the trailer here. One of

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Real schools, fake hospitals used in ITV’s Trauma starting soon

10th February 2018

In ITV’s new drama Trauma, key hospital scenes were filmed in fact at Regents Place a retail, residential and office campus in Camden, near Euston. But the production had access to real schools: Highgate School in Haringey and Acland Burghley in Camden. Interestingly, Highgate School was able to act in both sides of story –

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Next of Kin uses the familiar to put us on edge

9th January 2018

Did you catch Archie Panjabi and Jack Davenport as married couple the Harcourts in Next of Kin’s first episode last night? If not, catch up on ITV Hub today. In early scenes that had us gripped, Archie Panjabi is in a taxi stopping suddenly in a traffic jam. A cyclist swerves to miss her, as

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Londoners got behind the high drama of Hard Sun

5th January 2018

London provides the tense backdrop to BBC One’s new pre-apocalyptic crime series Hard Sun. Hidden locations, along with well known places work side by side with important housing estates and some quiet back streets to bring the drama to life. It starts this Saturday January 6th. Take a look at the trailer here. Jim Sturgess

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McMafia in London’s Gordon Square

1st January 2018

McMafia, inspired by the non-fiction book of the same name, doubled Croatia for locations as various as the South of France, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Istanbul, Moscow, Prague, India, Pakistan and, even the Norwegian embassy in London. The new eight-part drama series starts on BBC One tonight. Here’s the trailer. In London itself the location filming

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Daniel Day-Lewis and locals worked intimately in a London townhouse for Phantom Thread

22nd December 2017

Daniel Day-Lewis moved into Camden’s Fitzroy Square for 20 film days to shoot Phantom Thread, which opens on Christmas Day. Day-Lewis now says this was his last acting role, following the demanding shoot. Certainly the intensity of the process and attention to gorgeous detail has been captured in the final cut. Day-Lewis plays a controlling

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Ridley Scott’s All the Money in the World filmed in Suffolk

22nd December 2017

All The Money In The World is almost more famous now for replacing Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer at the last minute. Take a look at the trailer here. However, we point to the opportunities it provided for two local Suffolk film trainees, while shooting for a week in the county at Elveden Hall. FilmFixer

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Camden residents pocket £380,000 in film donations

8th December 2017

FilmFixer manages the film office service on behalf of Camden residents. We are pleased to confirm that between May 2013 and October 2017, FilmFixer directly paid Camden Council £2.5 million in revenues received through filming, as the council’s film service provider. Furthermore, in that time FilmFixer has facilitated donations of over £380,000 to local charities,

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From scenes in Ghana to life onboard the Royal Yacht, The Crown series 2 filmed in London and Suffolk

8th December 2017

Lavish Netflix drama The Crown returns today, picking up where it left off in the first series. Ten episodes trace the next 10 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s life, as imagined by writer Peter Morgan. The production made a welcome return to London streets, along with a day’s shoot in Suffolk. FilmFixer manages the film

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