The Great British Paraorchestra (2012)

The Great British Paraorchestra

Production Company: What Larks Productions Kent locations used: Canterbury Channel 4 brings us The Great British Paraorchestra, on the day of the closing ceremony for the Paralympics. The programme follows internationally renowned conductor Charles Hazlewood, as he puts together Britain’s first ever disabled orchestra. The musicians prepare to perform live in their first concert and […]

Hunderby (2012)

Hunderby at Botany Beach

Executive produced by: Henry Normal, Armando Iannucci and Lindsay Hughes Produced by: John Rushton Starring: Julia Davis, Alex MacQueen, Alexandra Roach, Rosie Cavaliero, Rufus Jones, Alexander Armstrong, Rebekah Staton, Kevin Eldon, Jane Stanness and Ben Bishop   Production company: Baby Cow Productions Kent Locations Used: Botany Bay, Thanet This new seven-part dark comedy series is written by […]

Parade’s End (2012)

Parade's End L-R Valentine Wannop (Adelaide Clemens), Christopher Tietjens (Benedict Cumberbatch) Sylvia Tietjens (Rebecca Hall)

  Directed By: Susanna White Written By: Ford Madox Ford (Novel) & Sir Tom Stoppard (Adaptation) Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Adelaide Clemens, Roger Allam, Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson Production company: Mammoth Screen in association with HBO miniseries Kent Locations Used: St Thomas A Beckett Church, Fairfield in Romney Marsh, Dungeness, St Mary’s Bay and […]

The Hollow Crown: Henry V (2012)

Henry V © BBC

Director: Thea Sharrock Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths, John Hurt Production company: Neal Street Productions, NBCUniversal, WNET Kent locations used: Squerryes Court, Penshurst Place Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes  (American Beauty, Revolutionary Road) produced The Hollow Crown, four film adaptations of Shakespeare’s best-loved history plays; Richard II, Henry IV (Part I & […]

Lifeline (2012)

Craig Revel Horwood, patron of The National Osteoporosis Society

Production Company: BBC Locations used: Folkestone, Shepway Lifeline, BBC’s monthly television charity appeal programme, came to Kent when a resident from Shepway appealed for awareness about the condition of Osteoporosis. For more than 25 years the Lifeline appeal has helped raise money for and increased the profile of hundreds of charities across the UK and abroad. […]

Coming Up: Ben and Lump (2012)

Ben and Lump on Sheerness Beach

  Writer: Tom Wells Director: MJ Delaney Starring: Lewis Reeves, Thomas Turgoose Production Company: Ideal World Productions, Touchpaper Television Locations used: Sheerness, The Isle of Sheppey Coming Up is Channel 4’s annual talent initiative for British writers and directors. Seven short, original dramas will be shown over the summer to showcase up-and-coming talent and launch them […]

When I Get Older (2012)

Lesley Joseph with her pensioner hosts, Pat, 74, and Malcolm Still, 71, from Dartford

Production Company: BBC Locations used: Dartford, Westerham The BBC is hosting a primetime season on tackling old age and discussing some of the issues that the elderly face in today’s society.  Produced by ‘Daisy Goodwin (The Apprentice, Pulling) and Robert Thirkell (Speed, Only Human). ‘When I Get Older’ is presented by a host of familiar […]

True Love (2012)


Writer/director: Dominic Savage Starring: David Tenant, Billie Piper, David Morrissey, Joanne Froggatt, Kaya Scodelario, Lacey Turner, Jane Horrocks, Ashley Walters, Jaime Winstone, Vicky McClure Production company: Working Title Television, BBC Kent Locations: Thanet – Margate – Beach, promenade, High Street, train station, various hotels and bars, Thanet District Council Offices, Turner Contemporary, Westgate-On-Sea, Cliftonville, Pegwell […]