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 […]

The Boats That Made Britain: A Time Team Special (2014)

Tony Robinson

Production Company: Picture House Television Company, The Channel 4 Television Corporation, Videotext Communications Kent locations used: Dover This Time Team special sees Tony Robinson join a team of experts as they attempt to reconstruct a bronze age Dover Boat, one of the oldest seagoing boats in the world, using only materials and tools from the […]

Gadget Man (2014)

Gadget Man Presenter Richard Ayoade in an orange suit and blue tie

  Production company: North One Television Kent Locations: House in Faversham, Wye National Nature Reserve, Leeds Castle, Teapot Island Maidstone Channel 4’s Gadget Man returns as Richard Ayoade takes a look at the world of gadgets and how new technology can help to make everyday life a little bit easier. In the third series, Richard finds gadgets that can […]