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Freemason’s Hall sees furtive plotting in the gents: The Death of Stalin

11th October 2017

It’s just as well London can double as Russia, if the country’s considering banning films there, like Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin. Iannucci’s absurdist view of history has raised the heckles of the present day Russian government, which is thinking of banning it. In fact, in the film it’s Freemason’s Hall in Camden, London

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Lambeth plays Vancouver as New York

6th October 2017

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba were reunited in London this summer to re-shoot a scene for The Mountain Between Us in Forum Magnum Square, by the old County Hall in Lambeth. The romance film opens today. FilmFixer manages the film office service for the privately owned location, as well as for Lambeth Council. FilmFixer director

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Southwark’s Daphne has all the critics talking

29th September 2017

You can say what you like about Daphne, and the critics have a lot to say about her, she’s unmistakably a Londoner; more specifically, a Southwark girl. The Financial Times, Hollywood Reporter, Guardian, Telegraph, Evening Standard, Independent and Variety are just a handful of the many titles talking about the movie. The directorial debut by

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Benedict Cumberbatch filmed The Child in Time in Haringey, Lambeth, Suffolk

22nd September 2017

Benedict Cumberbatch and co-star Kelly Macdonald spent four days in Suffolk, filming one-off drama The Child in Time, to be broadcast on BBC One this Sunday, September 24th. The production also used locations in Lambeth and Haringey. Among the most distressing scenes are those filmed in and around the streets of the Co-op supermarket on

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Southwark and Lambeth are inside the Golden Circle

21st September 2017

Taron Egerton and Colin Firth team up with Halle Berry and Julianne Moore, among others in the new Kingsman: The Golden Circle – the second outing of this British action franchise. Once again London boroughs were keen to help out. In this trailer, you’ll catch a glimpse of a brilliant stunt in the show’s famous

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Electric Dreams in Camden and Merton

17th September 2017

Camden’s eye popping Alexandra & Ainsworth and Brunswick estates feature in tonight’s first episode of Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams. It’s called The Hood Maker. Take a look at the trailer for the new Channel 4 series here. FilmFixer manages the film office service for Camden. FilmFixer director Karen Everett says, “The production filmed a

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London’s a Turkish delight for Dylan O’Brien and Michael Keaton in American Assassin

14th September 2017

With the release of American Assassin starring Michael Keaton and Dylan O’Brien, it’s time for London to celebrate its role in the big-budget production. Croydon, Kingston, Southwark and Islington all helped out with locations. FilmFixer manages the film office service for all these boroughs. Croydon played the biggest part, arranging for the whole of St

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Rellik and Liar: Williams brothers dramas both filmed in London

12th September 2017

The Williams brother screen writers, Harry and Jack, said they were skipping off to the pub on Monday night – avoiding questions about which of their competing thriller series to watch – Liar on ITV or Rellik on the BBC. Film officers, residents and council workers across London who’d played their own small roles in

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Hotly anticipated: Toronto International Film Festival doubles up on Ian McEwan adaptions

6th September 2017

Two Ian McEwan novels have been adapted into films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival – which starts tomorrow September 7th. On Chesil Beach, stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle, while Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead play the leads in The Children Act. FilmFixer client boroughs provided some locations for both. FilmFixer

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Striking success: JK Rowling’s new TV gumshoe captured London’s spirit

6th September 2017

Nobody seemed very surprised at who, it transpired, dunnit, in this week’s concluding episode of Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling on BBC One. But nobody really minded and we can’t wait for Strike’s next installment this Sunday with the new two-part mystery The Silkworm. What resonated was the characterisation as Tom Burke’s grumpy private sleuth Cormoran

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