Who Do You Think You Are? (2014)

Twiggy

Twiggy – Who Do You Think You Are? © BBC/Wall to Wall/Stephen Perry

Production company: Wall to Wall

Kent Locations: Farningham in Sevenoaks and Darenth in Dartford

Who Do You Think You Are? is the hit BBC series where celebrities trace their ancestry and discover secrets and surprises from their past.

The eleventh series has featured actresses Julie Walters and Sheridan Smith, comedian Billy Connolly and Bake Off star Mary Berry, with the final episode of the series focusing on model and actress, Twiggy.

Twiggy, whose real name is Lesley Lawson, takes a journey into discovering her family’s descent and visits Farningham and Darenth in Kent along the way.

Farningham is a quaint village located on the River Darent in the Sevenoaks district of Kent. The village is said to have been visited by Charles Dickens where he fished trout.

In neighbouring Dartford is Darenth which has a church, public halls as well as acres of woodland such as Darenth Woods and Darenth Country Park.

The Sevenoaks area has welcomed filming from productions such as Rush (2013), Strawberry Fields (2012) and Axe the Agent? (2009).

Dartford has hosted Don’t Tell the Bride (2013), BBC Sport Relief John Bishop’s Week of Hell (2012) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010).

Don’t miss Twiggy’s Who Do You Think You Are? episode which will be shown on Thursday 9th October 2014 at 21:00 on BBC One.

Links:

For more information about filming in Kent please contact: filmoffice@kent.gov.uk

For more information about the programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007t575

For more information on Sevenoaks: http://www.visitkent.co.uk/destinations/sevenoaks/6334

For more information on Dartford: http://www.visitkent.co.uk/destinations/gravesend-and-dartford/6892

MMFor more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: http://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/


Who Do You Think You Are? (2013)

 

Sarah Millican standing in front of a beach hut

Sarah Millican © BBC, Wall to Wall Media, Ed Miller

Production company: Wall to Wall

Kent Locations: Whitstable, Whitstable Harbour and Whitstable Museum

Who Do You Think You Are? is the popular BBC show where celebrities explore their ancestry and discover the secrets hidden in their families past.

Now in its tenth series, the show follows another ten celebrities as they travel far and wide to explore their family history. Comedienne, Sarah Millican is the seventh celebrity in the series to do so and travels to Whitstable, visiting the harbour and Whitstable Museum to find out more about the lives of her ancestors. 

Whitstable is a seaside town near Canterbury and is famous for its annual Oyster Festival as well as the delightful harbour, shingle beach, busy high street and strong arts and culture scene.

Whitstable has been previously seen on screen in productions such as Venus (2007), Superscrimpers (2013), James May’s Man Lab (2013) and Things I Haven’t Told You (2008). 

Don’t miss the Sarah Millican episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on BBC One on Wednesday 11th September 2013 at 21:00.

Links

For more information about filming in Kent contact: filmoffice@kent.gov.uk  

For more information on the show: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007t575

For more information about Whitstable: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/canterbury-district/Whitstable.aspx

MMFor more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: http://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/