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TLG speaks to Harvey Edgington, Senior Filming Locations Manager at the National Trust

TLG speaks to Harvey Edgington, Senior Filming Locations Manager at the National Trust

Written by Shona Smith on Mar 22, 2021. Posted in Interviews

The National Trust is Europe’s largest conservation charity and cares for historic properties and countryside across the UK. Its properties have appeared in adaptations of each of Jane Austen’s six main novels, provided the real-life location of Winston Churchill’s home in The Darkest Hour, and key locations in long-running series such as Poldark and Downton Abbey.

Isle of Wight launches its Film Office

Isle of Wight launches its Film Office

Written by Shona Smith on Mar 16, 2021. Posted in General Interest

Filmwight, the island’s official film office was created in response to the Isle of Wight’s growing cultural sector and the need for a central point of contact for the industry. Venture South, the Isle of Wight Cultural Investment Company is behind the film office as part of a strategic plan to stimulate job opportunities and the local economy.

Eight UK country estates make Manderley House in Netflix Rebecca adaptation

Eight UK country estates make Manderley House in Netflix Rebecca adaptation

Written by Shona Smith on Oct 14, 2020. Posted in On Location

Manderley, a fictional country house is integral to Daphne de Maurier’s 1938 psychological thriller Rebecca, which opens with the iconic lines “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again”. The house itself is such a central character that production designer Sarah Greenwood (Sherlock Holmes, Beauty and the Beast) knew it needed to seem new and unique. Eight UK country houses and estates were amalgamated for the Netflix adaptation.

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