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 […]



Who Do You Think You Are? (2014)

Twiggy

Production company: Wall to Wall Kent Locations: Farningham in Sevenoaks and Darenth in Dartford Who Do You Think You Are? is the hit BBC series where celebrities trace their ancestry and discover secrets and surprises from their past. The eleventh series has featured actresses Julie Walters and Sheridan Smith, comedian Billy Connolly and Bake Off […]



Free Speech (2014)

Free Speech presenters Rick Edwards and Tina Daheley

Production company: Mentorn Media Kent Location: Margate Winter Gardens Free Speech is the BBC Three debate and discussion show where viewers get the chance to speak up about the biggest issues the country faces. The next episode is an immigration special coming live from Margate Winter Gardens and is presented by Rick Edwards with Interactive […]



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 […]



Later… with Jools Holland (2014)

Production Company: BBC Kent Locations Used: The Maidstone Studios Popular music show Later… with Jools Holland returns for a 45th series with performances from legendary musicians as well as brand new acts from around the world. The BBC Two late night show is broadcast live on Tuesday nights with a longer show being shown on […]



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 […]



The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2014)

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher - Paddy Considine © ITV

  Production Company: Hat Trick Productions Kent locations: The Historic Dockyard Chatham ITV’s The Suspicions of Mr Whicher returns with two new TV films inspired by the real life career of the celebrated 19th century detective. Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum, The World’s End) returns as Jack Whicher with the new films written by playwright […]



Blood Moon (2014)

Blood Mood Film Poster

Director: Jeremy Wooding Starring: Shaun Dooley, George Blagden, Anna Skellern, Ian Whyte Kent Locations: Laredo Wild West town near Longfield Blood Mood is a horror-western set in Lassiter, Colorado, a town beset by outlaws, gunslinger and a creature known to the Native Americans as the Skinwalker, which appears on nights of a blood red moon to […]