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Still stopping traffic: series three of Humans starts soon

15th May 2018

Series three of the hit Channel 4 sci-fi series Humans begins on Thursday. Once again FilmFixer boroughs were happy to help out. Take a look at the trailer. FilmFixer CEO Karen Everett says, “This series takes a fresh turn, occurring in a Britain divided between synths and the humans. At the end of the last

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Onscreen embrace of the year? Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw in A Very English Scandal

15th May 2018

It’s possibly the onscreen embrace of the year – between Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw in A Very English Scandal, starting Sunday May 20th on BBC One. Take a look at the trailer here. FilmFixer manages the film office service for two London boroughs where the TV series shot, including the secret moment of passion

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London plays itself as well as Manhattan in Patrick Melrose, starring Benedict Cumberbatch

9th May 2018

Benedict Cumberbatch shifts his portrayal of complex, seminal characters into an even higher gear this Sunday, as Patrick Melrose, the thinly disguised fictional version of London author, Edward St Aubyn. The series, starting on Sunday May 13th on Sky Atlantic, is based on the five Patrick Melrose books, charting the odyssey of the playboy aristocrat.

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Eleven thousand film days and still counting – FilmFixer will continue working for the benefit of Camden, Islington and Lambeth residents in the film officer role

4th May 2018

FilmFixer has retained its contract to provide film officer services to Lambeth, Camden and Islington Councils. The “triborough contract” for the service has been awarded again to FilmFixer, which has been managing the role for the three councils for five years now. FilmFixer director Karen Everett says, “In total, since 2013 we have provided permitting

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The unappetising mouthful that filmed in period London streets: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

20th April 2018

The new wartime romantic movie Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society opens this weekend. Filmed largely in North Devon, where the county doubled as the island, there are also London-based scenes, easily glimpsed in the trailer. In April last year, 60 cast and crew filmed on Sicilian Avenue in Bloomsbury, Camden, with a greenscreen

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Courtrooms and London’s real legal centre feature in The Split

17th April 2018

BBC One’s new drama The Split features a female-led cast playing a family of divorce lawyers. Starring Nicola Walker, Meera Syal, Fiona Button, Deborah Findlay and Annabel Scholey, it was written by Suffragette screen writer Abi Morgan. It starts on April 24th at 9pm. Here’s the trailer. The series filmed last year across Kingston, Lambeth,

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London locations supported the powerful performance of Orlando Bloom in Romans

17th April 2018

Opening in the Netherlands on April 26th, Orlando Bloom’s performance in Romans has won over critics at film festivals across the world. Here’s the trailer. Co-director Paul Shammasian has said the film boasts, “… a powerful performance by Orlando Bloom and a great supporting cast, especially from Janet Montgomery who is one of the best

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Young Londoners still smiling at Nike’s Nothing Beats a Londoner ad

16th April 2018

A horse club in Brixton has thanked the Nike makers of Nothing Beats a Londoner for shifting perceptions of what’s possible in London. Local fourteen-year-old Grace Mpungi, who has been riding with the club for six years, is seen calmly poised while her horse dramatically rears up in the ad. The YouTube ad, launched in

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Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh heads to a London hospital in new series Killing Eve

8th April 2018

Sandra Oh, who starred in Grey’s Anatomy for 10 seasons, was drawn back to a hospital in her new series Killing Eve, starting on BBC America tonight. Filmed largely in London, the hospital scenes were shot at Guy’s Hospital in Southwark. You’ll glimpse them, along with other London locations, in the trailer here. FilmFixer manages

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Joined up regulation expands further – as Hounslow, Barnet and Lee Valley come onboard

3rd April 2018

FilmFixer’s London reach grows by 182 square kilometres today, with the addition of Hounslow and Barnet Councils, and Lee Valley Regional Park. This extends the company’s joined up film permitting service in all directions to London’s outer edges, connecting corridors of client boroughs from the centre of London, all the way through the capital. The

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