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. […]

Coming Up: Ben and Lump (2012)

Ben and Lump on Sheerness Beach

  Writer: Tom Wells Director: MJ Delaney Starring: Lewis Reeves, Thomas Turgoose Production Company: Ideal World Productions, Touchpaper Television Locations used: Sheerness, The Isle of Sheppey Coming Up is Channel 4’s annual talent initiative for British writers and directors. Seven short, original dramas will be shown over the summer to showcase up-and-coming talent and launch them […]

When I Get Older (2012)

Lesley Joseph with her pensioner hosts, Pat, 74, and Malcolm Still, 71, from Dartford

Production Company: BBC Locations used: Dartford, Westerham The BBC is hosting a primetime season on tackling old age and discussing some of the issues that the elderly face in today’s society.  Produced by ‘Daisy Goodwin (The Apprentice, Pulling) and Robert Thirkell (Speed, Only Human). ‘When I Get Older’ is presented by a host of familiar […]

True Love (2012)


Writer/director: Dominic Savage Starring: David Tenant, Billie Piper, David Morrissey, Joanne Froggatt, Kaya Scodelario, Lacey Turner, Jane Horrocks, Ashley Walters, Jaime Winstone, Vicky McClure Production company: Working Title Television, BBC Kent Locations: Thanet – Margate – Beach, promenade, High Street, train station, various hotels and bars, Thanet District Council Offices, Turner Contemporary, Westgate-On-Sea, Cliftonville, Pegwell […]

Songs of Praise: Pugin God’s Architect (2012)

Presenter of Songs of Praise, Aled Jones, in a church

Production Company: BBC Locations used: Ramsgate Harbour, St Augustine’s Church, Ramsgate. BBC’s Songs of Praise comes to Kent to film in the beautiful St. Augustine’s Church in Ramsgate, built by famous 19th century architect Augustus Welby Pugin. Presented by Aled Jones (Escape to the Country, Cash in the Attic), Songs of Praise allows the nation […]

In The Best Possible Taste With Grayson Perry (2012)

Grayson Perry

Production Company: Seneca Productions Locations used: Tunbridge Wells, Kings Hill Artist Grayson Perry comes to Tunbridge Wells to explore the tastes of the British Middle Classes for the second episode of ‘The Best Possible Taste’, using his discoveries of the area as inspiration for a work of art. During the series, Grayson Perry surrounds himself […]

Great British Story: A People’s History (2012)

The Great British Story: The Peoples History presenter Michael Wood

  Production Company: Maya Vision International Kent locations used: Faversham The BBC’s new series Great British Story: A People’s History is presented by historian Michael Wood, who investigates the history and fascinating lives of the ordinary person in a specific time period, from the Viking invasions, across the Industrial Revolution to the Second World War. […]