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London retained a key role in the new Mission: Impossible, despite Tom Cruise’s injury

28th June 2018

Some of the shoots planned in London for Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the sixth film in the franchise, were cancelled over the summer and autumn of 2017, after Tom Cruise injured himself leaping from the roof of one building to the next. But once he’d healed up, the star was back and performing more frantic

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BT brings New Order to Croydon

20th June 2018

Croydon stars in a new BT ad, set to New Order’s epochal Blue Monday. Take a look at the ad here. FilmFixer manages the film office service for Croydon Film Office. FilmFixer CEO Karen Everett explains, “In the ad, a young woman leaves her flat for a night out. She’s so immersed in the track

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Bromley blues – heart warming new film charts the world’s worst football club’s worst season

30th May 2018

True to its name, The Bromley Boys, opening on June 1st, was filmed in the borough by a cast and crew also largely from the area. The coming of age love story is set during the real Bromley Football Club’s worst season, when it was the worst team in “the world”, in the late 1960s.

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Swimming With Men – The Full Monty in Speedos – filmed in London

27th May 2018

It’s dubbed The Full Monty in Speedos and its London shoot took place in parts of Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Croydon. Swimming With Men opens in early June in Germany with a UK release expected shortly afterwards. Hoping to win back his wife, middle-aged accountant Eric joins a men’s synchronised swimming team. Alongside Rob Brydon

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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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