Film Office

Liverpool sees flurry of filming in August

TWO major dramas are being filmed on location in Liverpool from today (Monday 15 August).


New cast confirmed for return of Safe House with filming in Liverpool

Filming on a brand new series of ITV crime drama Safe House is to begin later this month in Manchester, Liverpool and Wales.

Stephen Moyer (True Blood, The Bastard Executioner and the upcoming Fox drama series Shots Fired) will take the lead role in the 4 x 60min series produced by Eleventh Hour Films.


Sean Bean stars in Jimmy McGovern’s Broken

Sean Bean has been cast in Jimmy McGovern’s new prime time drama series,Broken (working title).

The 6 parter is being made by Liverpool’s LA Productions for BBC One and co-producer, Colin McKeown described it as a “state-of-the-nation piece” based in the city.


Top Scriptwriters 2017- By Prolific North

Today we’re pleased to unveil a brand new piece of research for Prolific North and indeed the first of its kind anywhere.

The Prolific North Top Scriptwriters 2017 – which is not ranked in any order – focuses on those men and women, largely behind the camera, who have helped to make the North such a fertile land for outstanding comedy and drama.


Final Fantastic Beast Trailer

Record breaking year for filming in Liverpool

A RECORD number of film and TV productions were made on location in Liverpool last year.


Bill Nighy to star in Triple Word Score

The first film from Hurricane Films ‘first look’ deal with Gibson & MacLeod is announced starring Bill Nighy as lead in the Frank Cotterell Boyce scripted ‘Triple Word Score’.

Actor Bill Nighy will star in Hurricane Films’ TRIPLE WORD SCORE – from a growing slate of features to be executive produced by Gibson & MacLeod – the outfit behind Hurricane Films’ A QUIET PASSION.


Filmed in Liverpool- Florence Foster Jenkins

Liverpool is Movie Stand in for High Society New York

A film depicting the High Society of New York in the 1940s has chosen surprising – and somewhat cheaper – setting in the UK.

Liverpool stood in for old New York in Meryl Streep’s latest film Florence Foster Jenkins, inspired by the true story of a high society heiress who followed her dream to be a singer.


THE FIVE- GRIPPING original drama filmed in Liverpool will be hitting Sky 1 on Friday 15 April

The Five has been created by international bestselling author Harlan Coben and is a compelling crime thriller which follows the story of a group of friends haunted by the disappearance, some years earlier, of the younger brother of one of the group while he was in their care.


Hollywood Heads to Liverpool

Liverpool is rolling out the red carpet with the announcement that once again another major feature film is to be shot in the city.


Peaky Blinders Returns

Peaky Blinders is returning to film in Liverpool for a third series, the ECHO can exclusively reveal.

A number of key Liverpool locations will be used to double as mid-1920s Birmingham when filming begins this autumn.

It will be the third series of BBC Two’s critically acclaimed gangster drama.


Merseyside’s best new stage and screen talent celebrated at Clapperboard Awards Ceremony

Stars of stage and screen celebrated Merseyside’s best new talent at the Clapperboard Awards Ceremony which celebrates the achievements of young creative talent from across Merseyside.


E-Guide to filming in the North West

We’re very happy to announce a new E-guide from the Knowledge has been released, everything you need to know about filming in the region- watch out for Liverpool!

Click here to view the E-guide