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Filmed in Shropshire

Over the years there have been several feature films produced in Shropshire and many television series have used Shropshire as one their more picturesque locations.

Below we have listed some of the well known (and some less well known) media moments in which Shropshire has taken centre stage.

 

Gone to Earth (1950)
Location: Much Wenlock

 

 

 

Directors:

Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger

Starring:

Jennifer Jones

 

"Carrie's War" (1974)
Location: The Severn valley Railway

 

 

 

Director: Paul Stone

Starring:

Juliet Waley
Andrew Tinney
Tim Coward
Aubrey Richards

 

The Signalman (1976)
Location: The Severn valley Railway

 

 

 

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark

Starring:

Denholm Elliott
Bernard Lloyd
Reginald Jessup
Carina Wyeth

 

Absolution (1978)
Location: Ellesmere College, Ellesmere

 

 

 

Director: Anthony Page

Starring:

Richard Burton
Dominic Guard
David Bradley
Billy Connolly
Andrew Keir

 

Doctor Who The Mark of the Rani (1985)
Location: Blists Hill, Ironbridge Gorge Museums

 

 

 

Director: Sarah Hellings
Producer: John Nathan-turner

Starring:

Colin Baker
Nicola Bryant
Kate O’Mara
Anthony Ainley

 

A Christmas Carol (1984)
Location: Shrewsbury

 

 

 

Director: Clive Donner

Starring:

George C. Scott
Frank Finlay
Angela Pleasence
Edward Woodward
Michael Carter
David Warner
Susannah York
Anthony Walters
Roger Rees
Caroline Langrishe
Lucy Gutteridge
Nigel Davenport
Mark Strickson

 

"Blott on the Landscape" (1985)
Location: Ludlow

 

 

 

Director: Roger Bamford

Starring:

David Suchet
Geraldine James
George Cole
Simon Cadell
Julia McKenzie
Geoffrey Bayldon

 

Clockwise (1986)
Location: Much Wenlock & Shrewsbury

 

 

 

Director: Christopher Morahan

Starring:

John Cleese
Alison Steadman

 

The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988)
Location: Hawkstone Park & Follies

 

 

 

Director: Marilyn Fox

Starring:

Richard Dempsey
Sophie Cook
Jonathan R. Scott
Sophie Wilcox

 

Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1989)
Location: Hawkstone Park & Follies

 

 

 

Director: Alex Kirby

Starring:

Richard Dempsey
Jonathan R. Scott
Sophie Cook
Sophie Wilcox
David Thwaites
Samuel West
Warwick Davis

 

Take Me Home (1989)
Location: Telford

 

 

 

Director: Jane Howell

Starring:

Keith Barron
Roger Bingham
Anne Carroll
Alan Cowan
Michael Crompton
Annette Crosbie
Reece Dinsdale

 

"Cadfael" (1994)
Location: Shrewsbury Abbey

 

 

 

Directors:

Sebastian Graham Jones
Graham Theakston

Starring:

Sir Derek Jacobi

 

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Location: Hampton Loade and near to Oswestry

 

 

 

Director: Christopher Monger

Starring:

Hugh Grant
Tara Fitzgerald
Colm Meaney

 

"Pigeon Summer" (1995)
Location: Blists Hill, Ironbridge gorge Museums

 

 

 

Director: Mary McMurray

Starring:

David Daker
Holly Davidson
Emily Dawe

 

Feast of July (1995)
Location: Blists Hill, Ironbridge gorge Museums

 

 

 

Director: Christopher Menaul

Starring:

Embeth Davidtz
Tom Bell
Gemma Jones
James Purefoy
Ben Chaplin

 

The Wolves of Kromer (1998)
Location: Llanyblodwel

 

 

 

Director: Will Gould

Starring:

Boy George (Narrator)
James Layton
Lee Williams

 

"Bill Bryson: Notes from a Small Island" (1999)
Location: Ironbridge

 

 

 

Director: Richard Lightbody

Starring:

Stephen Fry
Alexei Sayle
Victoria Wood

 

Unconditional Love (2002)
Location: Ludlow

 

 

 

Director: P.J. Hogan

Starring:

Kathy Bates
Rupert Everett
Meredith Eaton
Peter Sarsgaard
Lynn Redgrave
Stephanie Beacham
Richard Briers
Marcia Warren
Jack Noseworthy
Daniel Wyllie
Dan Aykroyd
Jonathan Pryce

 

"Building of Britain" (2002)
Location: Stokesay Castle, Craven Arms

 

 

 

Directors:

David Hall
Mike Ibeji

Starring:

Fred Dibnah (Presenter)

 

Hearts of Gold (2003)
Location: Bridgnorth

 

 

 

Director: Richard Laxton

Starring:

Jeremy Sheffield
Kate Jarman
Geraldine James
David Troughton
Judy Parfitt
David Warner

 

Pete (2003)
Location: Bridgnorth

 

 

 

Director: Tony Hailstone

Starring:

James Taylor
Susan Muir
Steve Taylor
Janet Moore

 

"The Green Green Grass" (2005)
Location: Ludlow

 

 

 

Starring:

John Challis
Sue Holderness
Jack Doolan

 

"The Cold Light of Day" (2006)
Location: Shrewsbury

 

 

 

Director: James T. Williams

Starring:

Anthony Archambault
Rowan M. Ashe
Lil Binham

 

Straightheads (2007)
Location: Cleobury Mortimer

 

 

 

Director: Dan Reed

Starring:

Gillian Anderson
Danny Dyer

 

Atonement (2007)
Location: Stokesay Court

 

 

 

Director: Joe Wright

Starring:

Keira Knightley
James McAvoy
Brenda Blethyn
Vanessa Redgrave