Age Before Beauty to film in Manchester

ManchesterMainstreet Pictures is planning a summer shoot in Manchester for the BBC’s new drama Age Before Beauty.

Written by Debbie Horsfield, the series explores family feuds at a failing beauty salon in Manchester.

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Manchester and the north of England are becoming more popular as filming locations for UK TV shoots.

The Space Project in Manchester has become a key regional production space with more than 55,000 sq ft of stages and last autumn the facility was awarded £14m to fund an expansion plan.

New series of Cold Feet and The A Word will be filming at The Space Project in the coming months.

The north-east is also growing its production profile. Church Fenton Studios has been adapted as a studio facility midway between Leeds and York, and is the home of ITV’s period drama Victoria.  

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