Production Company: Raise the Roof for BBC Scotland
Strictly star Len Goodman returns to BBC One for another series of Holiday of My Lifetime. Each episode of the nostalgic show features Len and a celebrity reliving their British childhood summer holidays.
The new series will include a variety of stars including actress Pam St Clement, model and presenter Mel Sykes, journalist Jennie Bond, actress and chef Lisa Faulkner, weather presenter Carol Kirkwood and comedian and actor Jasper Carrot.
The seaside town of Margate has a delightful sandy beach, arcades, shops in Old Town and modern architecture in the form of the Turner Contemporary gallery. The town has also seen the revival of Dreamland, thought to be the UK’s first original pleasure park. Margate has previously featured on screen in productions such as Edge of Heaven (2014), The Hotel Inspector (2012) and Only Fools and Horses: The Jolly Boys’ Outing (1989).
Herne Bay has a shingle beach, bandstand and seafront gardens as well as many shops and eateries, amusement arcades, and a windmill. Previous productions which have filmed in Herne Bay include Boomers (2014), Big Bad World (2013) and Got To Dance (2012).
Don’t miss the Kent episodes of Holiday of My Lifetime: Margate will air on Wednesday 24th February 2016 at 15:45 on BBC One and Herne Bay will air on Tuesday 1st March 2016 at 15:45 on BBC One.
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For more information about Margate: http://www.visitthanet.co.uk/destinations/margate/10537?microSiteId=210
For more information about Herne Bay: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/canterbury-district/Herne–Bay.aspx
For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: https://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/