Canterbury Tales (2003)

Canterbury Tales DVD cover

Starring: Julie Walters, James Nesbitt, Billie Piper, John Simm, Keeley Hawes, Dennis Waterman Production Company: Ziji Productions, BBC Kent Locations: Rochester – Castle, Cathedral, Chertsey Gate, the High Street and Esplanade, River Medway, Stangate Creek, Gravesend Canterbury Tales is a BBC adaptation of a handful of Geoffrey Chaucer’s 14th century stories of the same name which […]

To Kill a King (2003)

Dover Castle as The Tower of London

  Director: Mike Barker Writers: Jenny Mayew Starring: Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Olivia Williams, Rupert Everett Production Company: FilmFour, IAC Film, Natural Nylon Entertainment, Rockwood Edge, Scion Films, Screenland Movieworld GmbH Kent Filming Locations: Dover Castle, Penshurst Place This feature film is set in 1645 at the end of the English Civil War. The rebel New […]

The Gathering (2003)

Written by: Anthony Horowitz Directed by: Brian Gilbert Starring: Christina Ricci, Harry Forrester, Stephen Dillane, Peter McNamara, Robert Hardy, Ioan Gruffudd, Simon Russell Beale Production Company: Granada Film Productions, Isle of Man Film Commission, Samuelson Productions, Isle of Man Film Kent Locations: Penshurst Place The Gathering is a supernatural thriller about Cassie, a young woman who […]

Little Britain, Season 1 (2003)

Little Britain Characters

Writers: David Walliams, Matt Lucas Starring: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Paul Putner, Anthony Head, Charu Bala Chokshi Production Company: BBC, Little Britain Productions Kent Locations Used: Herne Bay Little Britain is a character-comedy sketch show from creators David Walliams and Matt Lucas, both of whom also star in the show. Exploring a variety of […]

All Or Nothing (2002)

Car driving through a isolated background with lighthouse

Director: Mike Leigh Starring: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, James Corden Production Company: Les Films Alain Sarde, Thin Man Films Kent location used: Dungeness All Or Nothing is a film set on a London housing estate and centres around three working-class families and the struggles they face; including unemployment, violence unplanned pregnancy and alcoholism. The […]

The Gathering Storm (2002)

Director: Richard Loncraine Starring: Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Jim Broadbent, Ronnie Barker, Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hiddleston Production Company: HBO Films, BBC Films, Scott Free Productions Kent Locations: Chartwell, Westerham The Gathering Storm is a BBC-HBO co-produced film for TV about Winston Churchill in the years leading up to World War II. It’s emphasis is on […]

Foyle’s War – The German Woman (2002)

Directed by: Jeremy Silberston Starring: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, James McAvoy, Julien Ovenden, Anthony Howell, Robert Hardy, David Horovitch,  Joanna Kanska Production Company: Greenlit Productions, Paddock Productions Kent locations used: Squerryes Court Foyle’s War is a World War Two detective drama set in the 1940’s and follows Detective Chief Superintendent Foyle (Michael Kitchen) and Sergeant Paul Milner […]

Tipping the Velvet (2002)

  Production Company: Sally Head Productions Starring: Keeley Hawes, Rachael Stirling, Anna Chancellor, Sally Hawkins, Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Bonneville Kent Locations used: Whitstable, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Tipping the Velvet is a BBC television drama serial based on Sarah Waters best-selling  novel of the same name. Set in the 1890’s, the story focuses on  the lesbian love affair […]

Die Another Day (2002)

Die Another Day Movie Poster - James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) and Giacinta 'Jinx' Johnson (Halle Berry) pointing guns

Director: Lee Tamahori Writers: Ian Fleming (Novel), Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Screenplay) Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike, Judi Dench, John Cleese, Michael Madsen Production Company: Eon Productions, Danjaq, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), United Artists Kent Locations Used: Manston International Airport, now Stone Hill Park Die Another Day is the twentieth film in the James Bond […]

Last Orders (2002)

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Director: Fred Schepisi Writer: Graham Swift (Novel) and Fred Schepisi Starring: Michael Caine, Helen Mirren, Ray Winston, David Hemmings, Bob Hoskins, Tom Courtenay Production Company: Future Films, MBP, Scala Productions, Winchester Films  Kent Locations: Rochester, the Historic War Memorial in Chatham, The Mount – Old Wives Lees near Chilham, Canterbury Cathedral, Margate Last Orders is based […]