Pictured: Actors to have played Sherlock Holmes in productions filmed in Liverpool: (From Left to Right) James Bragington, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr, Henry Lloyd-Hughes.
Liverpool is no stranger to the world of Sherlock Holmes – with the city’s pristine period architecture doubling for Victorian London on many films and shows including Searchlight’s Tolkien, Netflix’s The English Game, BBC’s The War Of The Worlds to name a few…In fact, Liverpool has been the backdrop for Sherlockian stories on the screen for more than 100 years.READ MORE
Liverpool’s new purpose built film and TV shoot space has officially been named.READ MORE
The world of Sherlock Holmes – like you’ve never seen before…
Netflix’s THE IRREGULARS follows a gang of troubled street teens, solving crimes for the sinister Doctor Watson & his mysterious business partner.
Netflix Original THE IRREGULARS streams from Friday 26 March.READ MORE
The Responder has secured funding and support from the Liverpool Film Office through the Liverpool City Region Production Fund, using funding from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund.READ MORE
It’s A Sin is multi-BAFTA Award-winning writer Russell T Davies’ (Queer As Folk, A Very English Scandal, Years and Years, Doctor Who) brand new 5-part drama which follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and charts the joy and heartbreak of a group of friends across a decade in which everything changed.READ MORE
UPDATE: 5th January 2021.
Liverpool City Region Film & TV Development Fund is currently closed to new applications
If you have any queries regarding the Fund, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgREAD MORE
Liverpool’s Head of UNESCO City of Music, Kevin McManus, writes a guest blog to showcase the established and new Liverpool artists that helped the producers of Tin Star: Liverpool get under the skin of the city – in what’s an essential part of the culture of Liverpool; music.READ MORE
Work has begun on Liverpool’s first purpose built film and high-end TV stages.READ MORE
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic bringing the film and TV sector to a standstill, Liverpool still proved a screen hit in 2020 – and took centre stage for one of the UK’s biggest productions of the year.READ MORE
Tim Roth crime drama Tin Star, produced by Kudos TV (Utopia, Broadchurch, Humans, Life On Mars) swapped the Canadian Rockies for the River Mersey for an explosive third and final series of Sky Atlantic’s critically acclaimed drama, with an improved title; Tin Star: Liverpool.READ MORE
Liverpool Film Office is supporting celebrated local writer Jimmy McGovern’s return to primetime series drama with an investment in BBC One’s major new production Time, using funding from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund.READ MORE