Writers: Damon Beesley and Iain Morris Director: Iain Morris, Damon Beesley Starring: Jack McMullen, Jake Short, and Shaquille Ali-Yebuah Production Company: BBC Studios, Fudge Park Productions Kent Locations Used: Sevenoaks
Production visited a private residence in Sevenoaks to double as Petey’s (Theo Barklem-Biggs) house and gardens. Sevenoaks is a Kentish town which is home to landmarks such as Knole Park and Riverhill Gardens, both of which have stunning natural and historic significance. Previous productions to film at Knole Park include The Favourite (2019) and Judwaa 2 (2017).
The First Team will air on BBC Two on Thursday 28th May 2020 at 9:30pm.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic – Picture Shows: JK Rowling – (C) BBC – Photographer: Tom Hayward
Starring: J.K. Rowling
Kent Locations Used: Holly Hill Woodlands, Tonbridge & Malling
BBC documentary Harry Potter: A History of Magic, explores and celebrates the magical history of the Harry Potter universe. An exhibition on the subject opens in October at the British Library, and the documentary attempts to capture the experience for television by featuring artifacts, texts, memorabilia and artwork from the displays.
Programme Name: Harry Potter: A History of Magic – Picture Shows: Warwick Davis – (C) BBC – Photographer: Johann Perry
Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling, will feature in the documentary and talk about items that she has donated to the exhibition and their importance in the Harry Potter universe
The production visited Holly Hill Woodlands in Tonbridge & Malling, featuring two local wand makers. Other productions filmed in the area include: Cape Wrath (2007) and Doctor Who: The Dominators (1968).
Harry Potter: A History of Magic airs on Saturday 28th October at 9pm on BBC Two.
The Big Family Cooking Showdown is a brand new BBC cooking competition series where families compete to be the best home cooks. In
The Big Family Cooking Showdown – (C) Voltage TV Productions
each episode, two teams consisting of three family members, who compete in three cooking challenges. At the end of the three rounds, the judges select a winner for the quarter finals where they will face winners from other episodes.
The presenters of the series are Zoe Ball (Strictly Come Dancing) and Nadiya Hussain (winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2015). The judges of the series are Giorgio Locatelli (Italy Unpacked) and Rosemary Shrager (The Real Marigold Hotel).
The Quadrangle Trust in Shoreham, Sevenoaks, the building was transformed into a competition kitchen for the show and featured prominently in the series.