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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
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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
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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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Going out on Saturdays will be Taboo – with Tom Hardy gracing our small screens

29th December 2016

Tom Hardy and producer Ridley Scott have joined forces to keep us at home on Saturday nights and glued to BBC One for Taboo – a new series written by Hardy and his father Chips, that starts on January 7th. Here’s the trailer. Tom Hollander, Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin and Mark Gatiss are among the

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Four hundred Assassin’s Creed cast and crew filmed in Freemason’s Hall

29th December 2016

Assassin’s Creed makes its way through the Middle Ages in Spain to modern day London – and the highly appropriate Freemasons’ Hall for its climactic final scenes. Given the film cost US$125 million to make, it’s no surprise that up to 400 cast and crew were filming in and outside the location on Great Queen

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Death in Paradise heads to London for a two-parter

27th December 2016

Death in Paradise brings its mind-boggling murder mysteries to London in a special two-part episode for the new series, starting up on BBC1 at 9pm on January 5th It was a rare treat to be helping one of our favourite TV hits with locations in our part of the world. The series is set in

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London’s period crackers in Grantchester’s Christmas special

17th December 2016

It’s well established that Grantchester’s rural Cambridge setting can’t contain the capering of vicar-detective Sydney Chambers (played by James Norton) and his pal Geordie Keating (Robson Green) – seeing them often in the Big Smoke. So of course, for the festive special, London serves up some Christmas cracker locations. The special is on Christmas Eve

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Follow the trail of Holmes and Watson across London in the new Sherlock

17th December 2016

With every year the excitement grows as fans from all over the world track any information they can find about filming, and head to London to catch a glimpse of the stars at work. It’s not just the global fans who look forward to Sherlock on New Year’s Day. At FilmFixer, we look forward to

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Londoners welcomed the bombs and romance of The Halcyon

17th December 2016

Dubbed ITV’s new Downton Abbey, The Halcyon’s exteriors were shot in Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Combining the glamour of life in a five-star hotel with the horror of WWII, the neighbourhood found itself at the centre of some dramatic scenes, during filming between April and July this year. Despite the bombing and fires, residents embraced the

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