Britain’s Empty Homes (2012)

Production Company: Ricochet Kent Locations Used: Margate, Thanet With nearly a million empty properties in the UK, BBC One series Britain’s Empty Homes travels the country, looking at vacant buildings and showing potential buyers how they can easily be transformed into an enjoyable home. Throughout the series, presenter Joe Crowley works with local empty property […]

The Sweeney (2012)

  Writers: Nick Love, John Hodges Director: Nick Love Producer: Allan Niblo Starring: Ray Winstone, Ben Drew (aka Plan B), Damien Lewis and Hayley Atwell Production company: Vertigo Films Kent Locations used: Isle of Sheppey, Queenborough, Sheerness The popular 70’s British police drama series The Sweeney has been remade into a star-studded must see feature! Expect […]

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. […]