Homes By The Sea (2014)

Homes by the Sea presenter Charlie Luxton with sea and houses in the background

Production Company: True North Kent locations: Dymchurch, Dungeness More 4 series, Homes By The Sea, follows architect and designer Charlie Luxton as he seeks out the finest, quirkiest, most spectacular and unusual homes that can be found on Britain’s beautiful coastline. In episode 4, the Homes By The Sea team visits a home made from […]

Babylon (2014)

Jonny Sweet as Tom Oliver, James Nesbitt as Richard Miller and Paterson Joseph as Charles Inglis sitting at a desk in police uniforms

Writers: Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong Starring: James Nesbitt, Brit Marling, Paterson Joseph, Adam Deacon, Jill Halfpenny Production company: Nightjack Ltd Kent Filming Locations: Metropolitan Police Training Ground, Gravesend British comedy drama Babylon is about the people, politics and pressures in London’s police force and returns to Channel 4 for a six part series after a […]

The Apprentice (2014)

The Apprentice contestants © BBC/Boundless/Jim Marks Photography

Production Company: Talkback Kent Locations: Hever Castle, Canterbury The Apprentice is the popular BBC series where aspiring businessmen and women battle it out for a chance to receive a £250,000 investment from renowned entrepreneur Lord Alan Sugar. Now in its tenth series, the 20 candidates try to impress in a variety of challenges under the […]

Mr Turner (2014)

Mr Turner (Timothy Spall) standing in front of a painting

Director/Writer: Mike Leigh Starring: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville Production companies: Film4, Focus Features International, Lipsync ProductionsT, hin Man Films, Xofa Productions Kent locations: The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Stangate Creek Mr Turner was written and directed by the acclaimed Mike Leigh and chronicles the last twenty-five […]

Grantchester (2014)

Grantchester DVD cover

Writers: James Runcie (novel), Daisy Coulam (TV adaption) Starring: James Norton, Robson Green, Morven Christie, Tessa Peake-Jones, Al Weaver. Production company: Lovely Day, Masterpiece Kent Locations Used: The Historic Dockyard Chatham  ITV drama Grantchester is set in 1953 in a quiet village just outside Cambridge, where the vicar, Sidney Chambers (James Norton), finds himself investigating […]

The Great Fire (2014)

CHARLES DANCE as Denton, ROSE LESLIE as Sarah, ANDREW BUCHAN as Thomas, JACK HUSTON as The King, DANIEL MAYS as Pepys and PERDITA WEEKS as Elizabeth

Writer: Tom Bradby Starring: Andrew Buchan, Rose Leslie, Charles Dance, Jack Huston, Daniel Mays Production company: Ecosse Films Kent Locations: Penshurst Place and Cobham Hall The Great Fire is a new four part ITV drama inspired by the historical events of 1666, where the capital was devastated by fire. Set against the decadent backdrop of […]

A Taste of Britain (2014)

Taste of Britain presenters Brian Turner and Janet Street Porter standing in the countryside

Production Company: Cactus TV Kent Locations: Oare Marshes, Faversham, Brogdale Farm, The Goods Shed and Snail Farm in Canterbury A Taste of Britain is a new BBC series presented by Janet Street-Porter and Brian Turner who visit different areas around the country to see the sights and try local delicacies and food specialities. An upcoming […]

British Art at War: Paul Nash – The Ghosts of War (2014)

Artists of War presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon in front of a Paul Nash painting

Production Company: DNA Arts Productions Ltd Kent locations: Dymchurch This new BBC Four series with art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon explores how three British artists responded to the cataclysm of World War One. The show focuses on the works David Bomberg, Walter Sickert and Paul Nash. The first episode explores the life and art […]