The Black Windmill (1974)

Production poster

  Director: Don Siegel Writer: Leigh Vance (screenplay), Clive Egleton (novel) Starring: Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, Delphine Seyrig Production Company: Universal Pictures Kent locations used:  Ramsgate Hover port, Pegwell Bay The Black Windmill is a thriller about British agent Tarrant (Michael Caine) whose son has been kidnapped and is being held ransom for diamonds. Tarrant finds […]

Upstairs Downstairs – The Sudden Storm (1974)

The cast of Upstairs, Downstairs

Starring: Angela Baddeley, Jean Marsh, Meg Wynn Owen, Simon Williams, David Langton, Gordon Jackson Production Company: London Weekend Television (LWT), Sagitta Productions Ltd. Kent Locations: Herne Bay Upstairs, Downstairs is an ITV drama series set in a townhouse in Belgravia and charts the lives of the wealthy Bellamy family and their servants during the First World […]

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, Series One (1973)

Michele Dotrice as Betty and Michael Crawford as Frank Spencer standing in front of a train

  Director: Michael Mills Writer: Raymond Allen Starring: Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice Production Company: BBC Kent Locations used: Herne Bay Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is a BBC sitcom following the accident-prone Frank Spencer (Michele Dotrice) and his ill-fated attempts to hold down a job and look after his family. There were three series […]

Someone Behind the Door (1972)

  Directed by: Nicholas Gessner Starring: Anthony Perkins, Charles Bronson & Jill Ireland Production Company: Comacico, Lira Films, Société Nouvelle de Cinématographie (SNC) Kent Filming Locations Used: Folkestone Filmed in 1971, Someone Behind the Door stars Charles Bronson as the violent amnesiac caught in a dysfunctional relationship between husband and wife. Anthony Perkins stars as […]

Elizabeth R (1971)

Elizabeth R

  Starring: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Stephen Murray, Rachel Kempson, Robert Hardy, John Shrapnel Production Company: BBC, Masterpiece Kent Filming Locations: Penshurst Place, Chiddingstone, St. Mary the Virgin Church This six part BBC drama is about the life and tumultuous reign of Elizabeth I, including her rise to the throne, quest for a suitor and the […]

Doctor Who: The Claws of Axos (1971)

Doctor Who (Jon Pertwee) and Jo Grant (Katy Manning) © BBC

    Director: Michael Ferguson Starring: Jon Pertwee, Nicholas Courtney, Roger Delgado, John Levene, Bernard Holley, Katy Manning Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: Dungeness The Claws of Axos is a four part story of popular sci-fi show Doctor Who starring Jon Pertwee. The Doctor investigates claims by ‘Axons, who are the occupants of a […]

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Diamonds Are Forever Movie Poster

  Director: Guy Hamilton Writers: Ian Fleming (Novel), Richard Maibaum and Tom Mankiewicz (Screenplay) Starring: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood Production Company: Eon Productions, Danjaq Kent Locations Used: The Port of Dover Diamonds Are Forever was directed by Guy Hamilton and features the legendary Sean Connery as James Bond for the very […]

Doctor Who – Inferno (1970)

Jon Pertwee as Dr Who in a suit in an office

Director: Douglas Camfield Starring: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Olaf Pooley, Christopher Benjamin Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: Kingsnorth Industrial Estate, Medway Inferno is a seven part story of popular sci-fi show, Doctor Who, starring Jon Pertwee. Inferno, is a science project aimed at exploiting a new power source underneath the earth’s crust. While […]

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 […]