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Parallel Barking comes to Merton in adorable online ad

1st April 2016

Take a look here at this new online ad by Vauxhall Corsa, filmed in March on Wimbledon High Street. Now that’s an April Fool’s stunt! Stunt dog Gerty sits in the driver’s seat while the car parks itself. The ad’s promoting a new park assist feature, using a stunt driver in a duel controlled car.

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Production team on feel-good drama The Durrells’ left Croydon residents feeling good too

29th March 2016

A new Sunday-night family drama sees The Durrells leave England in the 1930s for Corfu. The home they leave was filmed in Croydon’s Hurst Way last October, with some further London filming in Croydon’s Royal Russell School. The production made a donation to a local church, also to local residents, and welcomed two young residents,

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Late Shift: the future of films – shot in Lewisham and Southwark

20th March 2016

Look out for the interactive cinema edit of Late Shift – the world’s first feature-length, multi-optional film. In other words, this is the best example so far of what filmmaking could become, by making full use of tablet and smart phone functionality. The movie follows one story but many storylines, with 180 decision points for

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Islington plays the tense home to suspicious neighbours in psychological thriller The Ones Below

11th March 2016

With middle class angst a key feature of this new psychological thriller, Canonbury in Islington sets the scene perfectly for The Ones Below. Take a look at the trailer here. The Ones Below is set almost entirely in Islington. The suspense takes place in an Edwardian house on Willow Bridge Road, where the production filmed

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Gerard Butler’s under fire in London Has Fallen

7th March 2016

Box office hit London Has Fallen sees Big Ben and Parliament exploding, along with other key landmarks, leaving only Gerard Butler to save the day. The world’s leaders have gathered for the Prime Minister’s state funeral – creating the perfect opportunity for terrorists to assassinate them all in one go. Take a look at the

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Grantchester returns tonight – with a little bit of Camden

2nd March 2016

James Norton puts on his priest’s collar and meets up once more with and Robson Green, in his rumpled raincoat, for a new season of Grantchester. The 1950s crime fighters Reverend Sidney Chambers and Inspector Geordie Keating are back on ITV tonight for a second series. Don’t miss Camden’s Lincoln’s Inn Gate dressed as the

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Slick London features in new John Le Carre adaptation

12th February 2016

It’s a glossy, globe-trotting thriller – so expect some of our favourite London locations to take their place alongside the exotic and glamorous. The contemporary John Le Carre adaptation The Night Manager is coming to BBC One on February 21st as a six-part series. The production used Morocco to depict Turkey and Egypt, Mallorca for

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London pub and tower block play Grimsby locations in Sacha Baron Cohen’s return to the big screen

12th February 2016

Sacha Baron Cohen hits cinemas this month in spy spoof Grimsby. He plays a football fan with a good heart very little nous. In the US, the film will be released as The Brothers Grimsby next month. His long-lost brother (Mark Strong), is a deadly MI6 agent; he has a gorgeous wife (Rebel Wilson) and 11

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Slashing zombies in Clerkenwell

11th February 2016

The new Jane Austen slash zombie mashup turned to a gruesome London location for some of its key action sequences. Opening this weekend, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a gleeful undead parody of the period drama. Shot with a big cast and crew of 100, The House of Detention in Clerkenwell, Islington doubles as

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The grisly showcase of Silent Witness closes again – until next year

3rd February 2016

Silent Witness turns London into a metropolitan Midsomer, with never ending bodies turning up after two decades. Already the twentieth series is scheduled for next year. This year’s series ended this week, attracting 6.3 million viewers to its final episode – a 26 percent audience share for BBC One. Also, proving the ongoing cast changes haven’t

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