BATH FILM LOCATIONS - MOVIES AND TV PRODUCTIONS MADE IN AND AROUND THE CITY OF BATH
MOVIE AND TV PRODUCTIONS FILMED IN
THE CITY OF BATH, ENGLAND 1940 - 2012
 
1940
Waterloo Bridge [DVD]
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) - Mervyn LeRoy 
Vivien Leigh,  Robert Taylor
Bath [unconfirmed]  
 
1941
Kipps [DVD]
Twentieth Century Fox - Carol Reed
Michael Redgrave, Philip Frost, Diana Wynyard
Lacock, Bath Royal Crescent & Abbey Churchyard
 
1949
Kind Hearts and Coronets [DVD]
Ealing - Robert Hamer
Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Arthur Lowe
Lansdown Crescent [unconfirmed]
 
1950
The Elusive Pimpernel [DVDR]
HTV 
David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack,Jack Hawkins
2 Royal Crescent [Lady Grenville ball] 
 
1951
Magic Box [DVD]
Festival Film Productions - John Boulting
Robert Donat, Margaret Johnston, Robert Beatty, Richard Attenborough, Joyce Grenfell
Assembly Rooms 
 
1954
Prince Valiant [DVD]
20 Century Fox - Otto Lang
Robert Wagner, James Mason, Debra Paget, Janet Leigh
Pump Room Bath Street [unconfirmed]  
 
196?
Britain By Jove [DVD]
4 episodes British Pathe comedy travelogue
Ray Alan [ventriloquist] and Lord Charles  
 
1961
Change of Heart [DVD]
aka Two and Two Make Six [UK]
aka The Girl Swappers [USA] 
Prometheus Film Productions Ltd - Freddie Francis 
Janette Scott, George Chakiris, Alfred Lynch
Lansdown Road, Camden Crescent, Holburne Museum, Roman Baths
  
1963
80,000 Suspects [DVDR]
Rank - Val Guest
Clare Bloom, Richard Johnson, Cyril Cusack, Ray Barrett
A smallpox epidemic terrorises the city of Bath
    
1964
The Count of Monte Cristo
BBC TV
Alan Badel, Michael Gough
Holburne Museum No 1 Royal Crescent
  
1965
Catch Us If You Can [DVD]
Bruton Film Productions - John Boorman
The Dave Clark Five, Clive Swift, Robin Bailey, Yootha Joyce
Warminster Road, Royal Crescent , Roman Baths
  
1966
The Wrong Box [DVD]
Columbia Pictures - Bryan Forbes
Ralph Richardson, John Mills, Michael Caine, Nanette Newman, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Peter Sellars, Tony Hancock, John le Mesurier
Royal Crescent, St James’s Square   
 
1967
Pride And Prejudice 
BBCTV Series - Joan Craft
Celia Bannerman, Lewis Fiander, Michael Gough
Bath   
 
Girl With A Gun [DVDR]
aka Girl With A Pistol
Document - Mario Monicelli
Monica Vitti Stanley Baker
Pump Room, Crescents 
 
Vanity Fair
BBC serial - David Giles
Susan Hampshire
Sion Hill, Royal Crescent   
 
1969
Softy Softly
BBC
Gavin Campbell, Howell Evans
Victoria Art Gallery, Prior Park College,
Holburne Museum, Gay Street 
 
The Music Lovers [DVD]
United Artists - Ken Russell
Richard Chamberlain, Glenda Jackson
Pump Room [as the Moscow Conservatoire]   
 
1970
Sentimental Education
BBC Series (4 eps.) 
Robert Powell
Prior Park  
 
Persuasion [DVD]
Granada Television, (distr. BBC Worldwide) - Howard Baker
Anne Firbank & Bryan Marshall
North Parade  
 
1971
The Canterbury Tales [DVD]
aka I racconti di Canterbury
United Artists - Pier Paolo Pasolini
Pier Paolo Pasolini, Hugh Griffith, Tom Baker
The George at Norton St Philip  
 
1972
The Hireling [DVD]
Bray Studios
Robert Shaw Sarah Miles
Green Park Station  
 
The Flirtations - Pop Promo
‘Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me’ [DVD]
The Dave Cash Radio Show [TV]
Abbey Churchyard  
 
Barry Ryan - Pop Promo
‘From My Head To My Toe' [DVD]
The Dave Cash Radio Show [TV]
 Royal Crescent
 
1973
Bequest to a Nation [DVDR]
aka The Nelson Affair (USA)
The story of Nelson’s long affair with Lady Hamilton
Universal Pictures - Hal Willis
Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Anthony Quayle
Abbey Churchyard, Pump Room, Lansdown Crescent 
 
Barry Lyndon [DVD]
Hawk Films Ltd
Stanley KubrickRyan O’Neill, Marisa Berenson
Royal Victoria Park 
 
1976
Joseph Andrews [DVD]
United Artists - Tony Richardson
Peter Firth, Ann-Margret, Michael Horden, Jim Dale, Wendy Craig,
Timothy West, Peggy Ashcroft, Ronald Pickup
Royal Crescent, Abbey Green, The George Inn at Norton St Philip  
 
1979
Agatha [DVD]
Warner/First Artists - Michael Apted
Vanessa Redgrave, Dustin Hoffman, Timothy Dalton, Timothy West
Bath   
 
1979           
Shoestring
BBC 
Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin
Hot Bath  
 
1984
Arch of Triumph [DVD]
HTV Film
Anthony Hopkins, Lesley Ann Down
St Martin's Hospital  
 
Jenny’s War [DVDR]
Columbia
Dyan Cannon Trevor Howard Nigel Hawthorne
Guildhall, Empire Bars  
 
1985
The Displaced Person [DVDR]
aka D.P. [USA]
HTV Film - Alan Bridges
Rosemary Leach,Stan Shaw
Walcot Reclamation  
 
1986
Suspicion [DVD]
HTV/Hemisphere
Anthony Andrews, Jane Curtin, Sir Michael Hordern
St Margaret’s Buildings, Herschel House  
 
The Mistress
BBC Series
Felicity Kendal, Jane Asher, Paul Copley
Henrietta Gardens, St Mark’s Road Widcombe, London Road,
Abbey Green, Pulteney Bridge Steps, F.F.H. at R.U.H.  
 
Frontier
HTV Film [mini-series]
Pierre Lary, Mel Martin
Spring Gardens, Abbey, Green Widcombe Manor
 
Miss Marple – Sleeping Murder [DVD]
Joan Hickson
Theatre Royal
 
Still Crazy Like a Fox [DVDR]
American TV series
Paul Krasny Catherine Oxenburg
Royal Crescent  
 
1987
Northanger Abbey [DVD]
BBC - Giles Foster
Peter Firth, Robert Hardy
Assembly Rooms, No 1 Royal Crescent , Bath Abbey  
 
Hannay [DVD]
Thames TV [Spy Thriller series] 
Robert Powell
Cross Bath  
 
Codename Kyril [DVD]
HTV Film
Denholm Elliot Edward Woodward
Walcot Reclamation   
 
1988
Indiscreet [VHS]
HTV Film
Lesley Ann Down, Robert Wagner
Banqueting Room for Ball
 
The Great Diamond Robbery [LD]
aka The Diamond Tap
HTV Columbia TV film
Brooke Shields, Twiggy
Royal United Hospital 
 
1989
The Bubble Gum Brigade
HTV series
Bill Oddie
North Parade
  
King of The Wind [DVD]
HTV/Panzer Davis
Jenny Agutter Frank Finlay
Bath Street
 
1991
Trainer
BBC TV Series
Susannah York
Bath Racecourse
 
Bergerac: All For Love [DVD]
BBC
John Nettles
Beaux Arts Gallery,Theatre Royal
 
That’s Love
BBC
Tony Slattery
Francis Hotel
 
1991-94
House of Eliot [DVD]
BBC
Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard
Milsom Street, Theatre Royal, Royal Victoria Park, Assembly Rooms
 
1993
The Remains of the Day [DVD]
Merchant Ivory - James Ivory
Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Christopher Reeve,
Edward Fox, Tim Pigott-Smith
The Hop Pole Inn and Post Office at Limpley Stoke,
The George Inn, Norton St Philip   
 
1994
Savage Hearts [VHS]
Savage Hearts Productions - Mark Ezra
Richard Harris, Maryam D’Abo
Bath
 
Persuasion [DVD]
BBC - Roger Michell
Amanda Root, Ciaran Hinds, Samuel West, Corin Redgrave
95 Sydney Place, interior and exterior, Abbey Church Yard,
Abbey Green, The Pump Room [int & ext],
The Assembly Rooms [Tea Rooms and Octagon],
Carwardines [Old Bond Street ], Bath, 
The George Inn, Norton St Philip
 
Pie in the Sky: Swan In His Pride [DVD]
Select TV
Richard Griffiths
Bath Spa Station, Wiers, Parade Gardens, Abbey Churchyard 
 
1995
The Hollow Reed [VHS]
Scala Productions - Angela Pope
Martin Donovan, Joely Richardson, Ian Hart and Jason Fleming
Widcombe Hill, The Guildhall, The Circus, Bath Street,
Lansdown Hill and Lansdown Park 
  
Poldark [DVD]
HTV - Richard Laxton
Abbey Churchyard
 
Buffalo Girls [DVD]
CBS/De Passe Entertainment
Anjelica Houston, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne,
Sam Elliot, Jack Palance
The Circus, High Street, Henrietta Park and
Queen Street in Bath made to look like Victorian London
 
1996
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders [DVD]
Granada TV - David Attwood
Alex Kingston, Daniel Craig
Lacock and Norton St Philip [The George Inn] 
 
Drover’s Gold
BBC Wales - Tristram Powell/Lesley Manning
David Calder, Ray Stevenson, Geraldine James,Freddie Jones
The Circus - was filled with cattle!
 
1997
A Respectable Trade [DVDR]
BBC - Suri Krishnamma
Warren Clarke, Jenny Agutter, Richard Briers
North Parade Buildings used to represent Clifton in Bristol,
The Circus used to represent Queen Square in Bristol
 
Inspector Morse: Death Is Now My Neighbour [DVD]
John Thaw
Royal Crescent Hotel
 
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman [DVD]
BBC/Ecosse Films
Helen Baxendale, Annette Crosbie
The Bell, Walcot Street  
 
1998
Passion [DVD]
Matt Carroll Films
Roman Baths (used as the setting for a concert),
Rivers Street , Abbey Green, The Crystal Palace
  
1999
Happy Birthday Shakespeare
BBC
Neil Morrissey, Amanda Houlden, Dirvla Kirwan
Abbey Churchyard and Pulteney Bridge
   
2000
Other People’s Children
BBC - Pete Travis
Lesley Manville, Emma Fielding, Serena Gordon, Denis Lawson, Emilia Fox
Abbey Churchyard, Park Street, St James’s Park 
  
Darwin’s Dangerous Ideas  [DVD]
WGBH Boston - Alistair Reid
Narrator: Liam Neeson
Longleat, Bath City Centre, No 1 Royal Crescent,
The Guildhall and Council Chamber
  
2001
Bertie & Elizabeth [DVD]
Carlton - Giles Foster
James Wilby, Juliet Aubrey, Alan Bates, Eileen Atkins
Bath Abbey, Assembly Rooms, Hamswell House, Hartham Park,
Bath Racecourse, Bath Spa Sion Hill Campus, Excelsior Street 
 
2002
The Relic Hunter
Farrier Films for Canada TV
The George Pub, Batheaston   
 
The Dinosaur Hunters
Granadamedia
The Council Chamber
 
Murder in Mind: Stalkers [DVD]
BBC Drama
Neil Morrisey
Edward Street, Orange Grove, Alexandra Park
   
2003
Vanity Fair [DVD]
Focus Films/Granada Films - Mira Nair
Reese Witherspoon, Jim Broadbent, Gabriel Byrne, Bob Hoskins,
Eileen Atkins, Romola Garai
Beauford Square , Great Pulteney Street ,
Holbourne Museum , Sydney Place
  
2004
Bride And Prejudice [DVD]
Pathé Pictures International & UK Film Council - Gurinder Chadha
Martin Henderson, Aishwarya Rai, Nadira Babbar
Royal Crescent (not evident),Longleat  
 
2005
Afterlife [DVD]
ITV - Charles Beeson
Andrew Lincoln, Lesley Sharp
Hampton Row, the former Sydney Gardens Hotel
 
The Truth About Love [DVD]
Piccadilly Pictures - John Hay
Dougray Scott, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jimi Mistry,
Simon Webbe, Karl Howman
Bath Guildhall, courtroom - interior  
 
2006
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man [DVD]
BBC4/Flashback TV - Philippa Lowthorpe
James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville, Phil Davies
Elton House, Sydney Place, North Parade Buildings, Theatre Royal  
 
Jack The Ripper, a dramatised documentary [DVD]
National Geographic (US)
North Parade Buildings 
 
Dracula [DVD]
Granadamedia for BBC - Bill Eagles
Marc Warren, David Suchet
Abbey Green, North Parade Buildings 
 
Persuasion [DVD]
Clerkenwell Films for ITV - Adrian Shergold
Sally Hawkins, Rupert Penry-Jones, Anthony Head, Julia Davis
Royal Crescent, The Circus, Pump Room,  Assembly Rooms,
Bennett St, Royal Victoria Park,  Abbey Churchyard, Bath Street
 
Cheeni Kum aka Sugarless [DVD]
UK Film  Productions [a Bollywood movie] - R. Balki
Amitabh Bachchan (legendary Bollywood actor),  Tabu
Kingston Parade,  Grand Parade, Orange Grove,
Great Pulteney Street , Prior Park
  
How We Built Britain
BBC Presented by David Dimbleby
Royal Crescent, The Assembly Rooms,  Stall Street ,  Bennett Street,
The Circus,  Prior Park, Thermae Bath Spa,  Queens Square,
North Parade Buildings, Abbey Churchyard 
  
Afrika, Mon Amour
Moovie, the Art of Entertainment - Carlo Rola
Iris Berben, Robert Atzorn, Gerald Alexander Held
Lansdown Crescent 
 
2007
Diary of a Nobody [DVD]
Quite Funny Films/Clerkenwell Films - Susannah White
Hugh Bonneville
Station Road in Weston, Bath
  
Flick [DVD]
Monster Films - David Howard
Faye Dunaway
The Forum in Bath
  
The Duchess [DVD]
Pathe/Feature Film - Saul Dibb
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling
The Assembly Rooms, Royal Crescent , Holburne Museum
  
McFly - Pop Promo
‘The Heart Never Lies’ [DVD]
Pixelloft Ltd 
Somerset Place
  
Jane Austen’s Life [DVD]
Arts Magic Ltd 
Bath
 
2008
Bonekickers [DVD]
Mammoth Screen/Monastic Productions for BBC – Drama Series
Sarah O’Gorman, James Strong, Nick Hurran, Julie Graham, Hugh Bonneville, Anthony Green, Shauna Macdonald, Tamzin Merchant, Sam Spiegel
Roman Baths,  Assembly Rooms, Kingston Parade, University of Bath, The Old Telephone Exchange, Pulteney Weir, St. Saviours Road, Larkhall, Hare and Hounds Pub on Lansdown, Margarets Buildings, George Baytun’s Bookshop, Bath Spa Hotel, Farleigh Rise, Rocklands East, Pump Room  
 
Four Seasons [DVD]
Gate Television for German TV - Giles Foster
Tom Conti, Michael York, Senta Berger, Franco Nero
100 Sydney Place,  Gallery Le Fort in Margaret’s Buildings,
The Pinch in Margaret’s Buildings, St. Mary’s Church on Bathwick Hill,
15 Camden Crescent,  Holburne Museum
 
Mistresses: 2nd Series [DVD]
Films for BBC -Producer: Lowri Glain
Sharon Small, Sarah Parrish, Shelley Conn and Orla Brady
Bath Spa Hotel?, The following were not used in final version:
St James Parade, Hot Bath Street , Westgate Buildings
 
2009
The Queen [DVD]
Blast! Films - TV Series(Dramatised Documentary) 
Abby Ford, Ryan Quish
Royal Parade at Victoria Park, Flat at Royal Crescent 
 
2010
The Night Watch [DVD]
BBC - Richard Laxton
Harry Treadaway, Anna Wilson-Jones,
Claudie Blakley, Kenneth Cranham
Lower Borough Walls (rear of College),
Bath Spa Station arches, Bristol 
 
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