Hetty Feather Series 5 (2019)

Hetty (Isabel Clifton) pictured smiling at something in the distance.

Isabel Clifton as Hetty in the Hetty Feather series ©BBC

 

Producer: David Collier
Starring: Isobel Clifton, Tabitha Byron, Rhianna Merralls,
Production Company: BBC
Kent Locations Used: Belmont House, The Historic Dockyard Chatham,

Nineteenth century hit children’s drama, based on the characters in Jacqueline Wilson’s novel, Hetty Feather, returns for its fifth series. The ten-part series focuses on the life of Hetty Feather (Isabel Clifton), an orphan, now in service with Lady Grenfell at Calendar Hall along with her fellow foundlings Gideon and Sheila. Aided by friends and thwarted by enemies, Hetty battles to win her freedom and finally find her real mother.

The series stars Isabel Clifton (The Dumping Ground), Tabitha Byron (Femi), and Rhianna Merralls (Carters Get Rich).

Hetty Feather is entirely filmed in Kent, where production visit the elegant 18th century Belmont House in Faversham, which featured as Calendar Hall.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham also features as various London locations and filming took place at the streets around the Ropery, Officers Terrace, Old Pay Office and the Tarred Yarn Store.

The Historic Dockyard Chatham lies on the River Medway and boasts a variety of Georgian and Victorian architecture, maritime environment, dry dock, cobbled streets, and industrial buildings. The Historic Dockyard Chatham continues to be a popular film location for Hetty Feather, as well as other previous productions such as Junk Rescue (2019) and Call the Midwife (2012-2018).

Hetty Feather aired on Monday 6th May 2019 and is available to view on BBC iPlayer.

 

 

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

For more information on Hetty Feather visit: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4670954/?ref_=ttfc_fc_tt

For more information on Belmont House: http://www.belmont-house.org/

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

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