The Hide (2009)

Director: Marek Losey   Writer: Tim Whitnall Starring: Alex Macqueen and Phil Campbell Production Company: Poisson Rouge Pictures, Solution Films Limited Kent Filming Locations: Elmley Marshes, Swale and Harty Ferry Inn  Based on the play by Tim Whitnall and starring Alex MacQueen and Philip Campbell, The Hide tells the story of a reclusive bird watcher who […]

Axe the Agent? (2009)

Production Company: BBC Kent Locations: Sevenoaks Axe the Agent? visited Kent to help a home owner sell their house. Desperate to save on commission fees, home owners turn to presenters Gary McCausland, a property developer by trade, and Jonny Benarr, a former estate agent, for advice on how to attract prospective buyers and entice that […]

Sissinghurst (2009)

BBC documentary charts the changes to one of Kent’s iconic gardens. Director: Claire Whalley  Production Company: BBC   Kent Locations: Sissinghurst Castle Gardens This new BBC reality programme charts the proposed changes to the Sissinghurst Castle Gardens. The property was the home of writer and artist Vita Sackville West and her husband Harold Nicholson. Together […]

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (2009)

Andrew Marr’s Darwinian journey brings him to Kent. Production Company: BBC, The Open University Kent Locations: Castle Farm, Shoreham Presented by Andrew Marr, Darwin’s Dangerous Idea explores how Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution has had an impact, not only on our understanding of natural selcetionm but many other aspects of our lives, including the way in which we […]

Missing (2009)

Director: Laurence Wilson  Writers: Roy Boulter, Matt Leys, Ann-Marie Di Mambro, Karen McLachlan Starring: Pauline Quirke, Felix Scott, Pooja Shah, Mark Wingett, Adjoa Andoh Production Companies: Leopard Films Kent Filming Locations: Maidstone and Dover – Port and White Cliffs. Missing is a new daytime crime about a small and under-sourced Missing Persons Unit (MPU) based in Dover […]

The Boat that Rocked (2009)

Writer/Director: Richard Curtis Production Company: Working Title Films Starring: Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Tom Sturridge Kent Filming Locations: Squerryes Court Brought to our screens by Richard Curtis, famed for Four Weddings and a funeral Notting Hill, The Boat that Rocked is a comedy focusing on the Rock and Roll antics of Pirate Radio […]

Is Anybody There? (2009)

Director: John Crowley  Writer: Peter Harness  Starring: Michael Caine, Bill Milner, David Morrissey, Anne-Marie Duff, Ralph Riach Production Company: Heyday Films, BBC Films, Big Beach Kent Filming Locations: Hythe, Folkestone Central Train Station and St Peter’s CEP School in Folkestone Set in the 1980’s, Is Anybody There? is about a young boy called Edward (Bill Milner) growing […]