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Back again in lucky London

22nd February 2017

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man returns for a second Sky 1 series on Friday, with James Nesbitt as Detective Inspector Clayton. Take a look at the trailer. Nesbitt has told reporters, “They say that you make your own luck and I’m pleased to say that in this case we did! I’m delighted that Lucky Man was

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Love Bankside, Actually

17th February 2017
Richard Curtis. Pic: Karen Everett

The Love Actually reunion on behalf of Red Nose Day came together yesterday, at lightning speed, on Bankside in Southwark, just outside Tate Modern. Dubbed, Red Nose Day Actually, the shoot, with Richard Curtis back at the helm, was scheduled for another location, that fell through at the last minute. However, Bankside, with its great

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Germany gets the first taste of London under Nazi occupation – when SS-GB debuts at the Berlinale film festival today

14th February 2017
Sam Riley at Highgate cemetery

The BBC One series adapts Len Deighton’s ’78 novel in which German forces patrol and repress London-life in the early 40s. The London locations were filmed in boroughs including Camden, Islington, Haringey, Lambeth and Croydon. Starting on BBC One on Sunday (February 19th), the mini-series is named after the SS branch controlling Great Britain. It

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LGBT flashmob “invaded” Camden Town Hall for a History Month feast

3rd February 2017

A 65-strong flashmob staged a friendly invasion of Camden Town Hall to celebrate February’s LGBT History Month – in a video featuring the mayors of Islington and Camden. Take a look. Islington Mayor Cllr Kat Fletcher and Camden Mayor Cllr Nadia Shah appear in the video, to celebrate, among other things, 50 years since homosexuality

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Apple Tree Yard steams up London locations

22nd January 2017
Pic: Nick Briggs

Emily Watson and Ben Chaplin are steaming up our TV screens on Sunday nights in the BBC’s hot psychological thriller Apple Tree Yard – which starts tonight. Take a look at the trailer here. Watson plays a successful scientist and married mother of two, who starts up a risky affair with a stranger. The passion

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It was like a false memory: Denial lawyer watched himself played for the film, in his own workplace

20th January 2017
Rachel Weisz in character at JW3

An extra air of truth was lent to Denial, a film about proving the truth, by shooting in the real law office the story’s set around, in Camden’s Red Lion Square. Mishcon de Reya was based there in Summit House, when it took on the libel case against historian Deborah Lipstadt, forcing her to prove

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Woody Harrelson’s Lost in London met with silence (in the streets)

20th January 2017
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Cinema history is being made in the early hours of this morning, with all eyes on Camden, as Woody Harrelson shoots a full length film in one take, covering two miles of Central London, with one camera, simultaneously broadcast live to 500 cinemas in the US and London’s Picturehouse Central. Owen Wilson, who featured in

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Chewing Gum stuck to the Andover Estate – and gave life-changing help to local young people

13th January 2017
Andy Picheta and Georgia Stores. Pic: Jodi Moore

Michaela Coel brought the second series of Chewing Gum back to Islington’s Andover Estate last summer. And then made a point of creating opportunities in the business for local young people. The new series started on E4 last night – to more rave reviews for creator and lead actor Michaela Coel, who won a BAFTA

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Londoners were Unforgotten by the new series production for ITV

9th January 2017

London’s most resident-friendly production for 2016 was, without question, ITV’s thriller series, Unforgotten 2, which started last Thursday (January 5) to rave reviews. Making donations to resident groups across London throughout the shoot, and using low-impact techniques to film, the nimble production shot on location across Camden, Islington, Southwark, Haringey and Lambeth over the summer.

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London plays it straight in the new series of hit comedy Uncle

30th December 2016
Uncle S3 - Ep1

Where is the world’s worst uncle from? Croydon mainly. He’s headed back to BBC Three on January 1st, then BBC One at 11.25pm on January 6th. The comedy, now in its third series, was filmed between July and September in 2016, making great use of the space, accessibility and distinct look that Croydon has to

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