Mary & George (2024)

Julianne Moore as Mary Villiers and Nicholas Galitzine as George Villiers are standing in front of a hedge and some topiary in a winter garden. Moore is wearing a historical navy gown with marching gloves and hat. Galitzine wears a navy historical suit and a brown belt with a gold buckle.

Mary & George (2024) © Sky

Creator: D.C. Moore
Starring:
Julianne Moore, Nicholas Galitzine, Tony Curran
Production Company:
Hera Pictures, SKY Studios
Kent Locations Used:
Cobham Hall, Knole Park

Mary and George (2024) is a 7-part historical drama series following the true story of Countess Mary Villiers, who moulded her son George to seduce King James I and become his all-powerful lover.

Created by D.C. Moore (Not Safe for Work) and based on Benjamin Woolley’s book ‘The King’s Assassin’, the series stars Julianne Moore (Children of Men (2006), Far from Heaven) as Mary Villiers, Nicholas Galitzine (Red, White & Royal Blue (2023), Purple Hearts) as George Villiers and Tony Curran (Calibre, Outlaw King) as King James I.

Production visited Kent to film at Cobham Hall and Knole Park.

Cobham Hall is a private school in a historic house which is located in 150 acres of Grade II listed parkland. Its features include a stunning ballroom, library, cobbled courtyards, formal gardens, water towers, modern classrooms and sports facilities, including a swimming pool. Recent productions to have filmed at Cobham Hall include The Crown Series 1-6 (2016-2023), Hetty Feather Series 1-6 (2015-2020) and High End Yaariyaan (2019).

Knole in Sevenoaks is the last medieval deer park in Kent surrounding a 600-year-old estate which has previously doubled for the Palace of Westminster during Tudor Times. It is managed by the National Trust and other productions to have filmed there include Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (2011), Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows (2011) and Burke and Hare (2010).

Mary & George (2024) will be available to stream on Sky Atlantic and NOW from Tuesday 5th March 2024.

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Red, White & Royal Blue (2023)

Taylor Zakhar Perez as Alex Claremont-Diaz, the son of the US President, sits next to Nicholas Galitzine as Prince Henry. The two are both dressed in formal wear and are gazing happily into each other’s eyes.

Taylor Zakhar Perez and Nicholas Galitzine in Red, White & Royal Blue (2023) © Amazon Prime Video

Director: Matthew López
Starring:
Nicholas Galitzine, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Uma Thurman
Production Company:
Amazon Studios, Berlanti Productions
Kent Locations Used:
Private house in Sevenoaks

Based on the 2019 novel of the same name, Red, White & Royal Blue (2023) is an enemies-to-lovers rom-com about the forbidden romance between the son of the President of the United States and the Prince of England. If their secret affair comes to light, it could have irreversible political consequences.

Directed by Matthew López (The Newsroom), the series stars Nicholas Galitzine (Cinderella, Purple Hearts) as Prince Henry of England, Taylor Zakhar Perez (The Kissing Booth 2, Minx) as Alex Claremont-Diaz, the son of the President of the United States and Uma Thurman (Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Pulp Fiction) as Alex’s mother, the United States president Ellen Claremont.

The production filmed at a private house in Sevenoaks, which doubles for the Claremont-Diaz vacation house in Texas.

Sevenoaks has a varied landscape, featuring a bustling high street, stately homes and castles, as well as beautiful countryside. Recent productions to have filmed there include PRU (2022), The Larkins (2021-2022), and Whitstable Pearl (2021-2022).

Red, White & Royal Blue (2023) will be released on Amazon Prime on Friday 11th August 2023.

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