The Golden Compass (2007)

  Director: Chris Weitz Writer: Philip Pullman (novel), Chris Weitz (screenplay) Starring: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ian McKellen Production Company: New Line Cinema, Ingenious Film Partners, Scholastic Productions, Depth of Field Kent Locations: The Historic Dockyard Chatham Adapted from the novel Northern Lights, first in Philip Pullmann’s best-selling His Dark Materials trilogy, The […]



The Inspector Lynley Mysteries – Natural Causes (2006)

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries © BBC

Starring: Sharon Small, Nathaniel Parker, Mary Stockley, Ben Lannoy, Liza Tarbuck, Nicholas Gleaves, Adrian Rawlins.  Production Company:  BBC, WGBH  Kent Location: Dungeness The Inspector Lynley Mysteries is a BBC One drama series about Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and Detective Sergeant Barbara Haves who work together to solve unusual murder cases.  In ‘Natural Causes’, […]



Pierrepoint (2006)

Writer: Bob Mills, Jeff Pope Director: Adrian Shergold Cast: Timothy Spall, Juliet Stevenson, Eddie Marsan, James Cordon Production Company: UK Film Council, National Lottery through UK Film Council, Granada Television, Capitol Films, Masterpiece Theatre Kent Filming Locations: The Historic Dockyard Chatham Pierrepoint is a feature film inspired by true events and is the story of Britain’s most famous hangman, […]



Children of Men (2006)

Director: Alfonso Cuaron Writer: Alfonso Cuaron, Timothy J Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby Starring: Clive Owen, Michael Caine, Julianne Moore, Pam Ferris, Clare- Hope Ashitey Production Company: Universal Pictures, Strike Entertainment,Hit & Run Productions, Ingenious Film Partners 2, Toho-Towa Kent Filming Locations: The Historic Dockyard Chatham Adapted from P.D James’ novel of the same title, […]



Gypo (2006)

Writer/Director: Jan Dunn Producer: Elaine Wickham Production Company: Medb Films, British Broadcasting Corporation, Distant Eye Films, Molinare Studio, Spotty Dog Films, VMI Starring: Pauline McLynn, Chloe Sirene, Paul McGann, Rula Lenska Kent Filming Locations: East Kent College, Kingsgate Bay, Margate, Pegwell Bay, Port of Ramsgate, Ramsgate, Royal Harbour Hotel and the Wig & Pen pub Gypo is […]



Scrapheap Challenge (2005)

  Production Company:  RDF Media Kent Filming Locations: Margate In 2005, Scrapheap Challenge came to Margate and invited two teams to construct a vehicle that could travel both on land and in the sea. The programme challenges two teams on a weekly basis to construct a vehicle made entirely from scrap in 10 hours. The two […]



Miss Marple – The Moving Finger (2006)

Director: Tom Shankland Writer: Kevin Elyot Starring:  Geraldine McEwan, James D’Arcy, Emilia Fox, Jessica Hynes, Kelly Brook, Sean Pertwee, Ken Russell , Harry Enfield . Production Company: Granada, WGBH Boston, Agatha Christie Kent Filming Locations: Chilham village, Chilham Castle, St Mary’s Church Miss Marple is the popular ITV series adapted from Agatha Christie’s murder mystery novels. […]



Bleak House (2005)

Bleak House filming at Cobham Hall - Gillian Anderson as Lady Dedlock and Anna Maxwell Martin as Esther

Written By: Charles Dickens (Novel) & Andrew Davies (Adaptation) Starring: Gillian Anderson, Ana Maxwell Martin, Carey Mulligan, Charles Dance, Patrick Kennedy & Denis Lawson Production Company: BBC, WGBH, Deep Indigo Productions, Smallweed Productions Kent Locations Used: Cobham Hall This BBC A dramatic thriller set in Victorian England. It tells the story of the beautiful but icy […]