Age Before Beauty to film in Manchester
Mainstreet 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.
Production Intelligence subscribers can log in now for details of the key crew involved, and pre-production and filming dates.
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.
Non-PI subscribers can click here to request a free demo. PI was launched in 2011 and now has listings for more than 8100 feature film, high-end TV drama, factual and entertainment projects at all stages of production.
Also on The Knowledge
Wales has a long-established reputation as a film-friendly production hub, with hig-profile inward investment projects such as Brave New World among the recent high-profile projects to have filmed there.
Experienced location manager, Georgette Turner, LMGI, explains the difficult situation for location manager freelancers...
A new iteration of sci-fi classic War of the Worlds filmed last year in Bristol, doubling the city for London.
New figures from Film Edinburgh show that the economic impact from feature film and scripted TV production in the region was around £10m over the last year.
An eight-week shoot begins this week on short-form scripted series Cheaters.
C4’s reality series First Dates will relocate to Manchester to film a new run of 30 episodes – the sixteenth series – later this year.