Doctor Who – The Mutants (1972)

Jon Pertwee as Doctor Who at Chilslehurst Cave

Director: Christopher Barry Starring: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Paul Whitsun-Jones, James Mellor and Garrick Hagon Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: Bluewater Quarry, Chislehurst Caves, Stone House Farm Caves. The Mutants is a six part story of popular sci-fi show, Doctor Who, starring Jon Pertwee. The Doctor and his companion, Jo, arrive at Skybase One during […]

Doctor Who – Mind of Evil (1971)

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee)

Director: Timothy Combe Starring: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Katy Manning, Richard Franklin, Roger Delgado, Pik Sen Lim Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: The junction of Archer’s Court Road with Pineham Road in Whitfield, Dover Castle, the hangar at Former RAF Swingate, the former Manston Airport, now Stone Hill Park The Mind of Evil is a […]

Battle of Britain (1969)

Director:  Guy Hamilton Writers:  James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood. Starring:  Michael Caine, Trevor Howard , Harry Andrews, Christopher Plummer Production Company: Spitfire Productions Kent Locations Used: Denton, The Jackdaw Inn (Denton), Chilham, RAF Hawkinge Set in 1940, the film tells the tale of the epic battle of Britain. Nazi Germany is attacking the […]

Anne of The Thousand Days (1969)

Oscar winning epic film depicting the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII. Director: Charles Jarrott Writers:  Maxwell Anderson (Play), Bridget Boland (Screenplay writer), John Hale (Screenplay writer), Richard Sokolove (adaptation) Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle, John Colicos, Irene Papas Production Company: Hal Wallis Productions Kent Filming Locations:  Hever Castle, Penshurst Place Based on the […]

Magical Mystery Tour – The Beatles (1967)

Magical Mystery Tour Screenshot - the band playing instruments on concrete runway

Stars: George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Production Company: Apple Corps, BBC Kent Locations Used: West Malling Airfield now Kings Hill Magical Mystery Tour is a 52-minute British television film starring The Beatles – John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr showing the band tour in a themed bus with fans. In […]

Half A Sixpence (1967)

A shot of Aylesford Bridge from the film.

Director: George Sidney Stars: Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard Production Company: Ameran Films Kent Locations Used: The Pantiles in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Aylesford Based on the novel, Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul by H.G. Wells, Half a Sixpence is a musical based on the themes of wealth and class. The film follows a […]

The Beatles in Kent (1967)

The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever - the band standing in front of a tree

Kent Location Used: Knole Park, Sevenoaks, West Malling Airfield now Kings Hill. Legendary English band The Beatles who were formed in 1960, became world favourites with their huge catalogue of catchy rock and pop songs. The band,  John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr filmed several music videos in Kent in 1967 including Strawberry Fields […]

Casino Royale (1967)

Casino-Royale Movie Poster

  Directed by: Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest, Richard Talmadge Writers: Ian Fleming (Novel), Wolf Mankowitz (Screenplay) Starring: David Niven (James Bond), Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles, Woody Allen, Barbara Bouchet Production Company: Famous Artists Productions Kent Locations Used: Mereworth Castle Casino Royale is a spoof James Bond film which […]