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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





Michael Powell
Emeric Pressburger


Jennifer Jones


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




Director: Paul Stone


Juliet Waley
Andrew Tinney
Tim Coward
Aubrey Richards


The Signalman (1976)
Location: The Severn valley Railway




Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark


Denholm Elliott
Bernard Lloyd
Reginald Jessup
Carina Wyeth


Absolution (1978)
Location: Ellesmere College, Ellesmere




Director: Anthony Page


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


Colin Baker
Nicola Bryant
Kate O’Mara
Anthony Ainley


A Christmas Carol (1984)
Location: Shrewsbury




Director: Clive Donner


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


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


Clockwise (1986)
Location: Much Wenlock & Shrewsbury




Director: Christopher Morahan


John Cleese
Alison Steadman


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




Director: Marilyn Fox


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


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


Take Me Home (1989)
Location: Telford




Director: Jane Howell


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


"Cadfael" (1994)
Location: Shrewsbury Abbey





Sebastian Graham Jones
Graham Theakston


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


Hugh Grant
Tara Fitzgerald
Colm Meaney


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




Director: Mary McMurray


David Daker
Holly Davidson
Emily Dawe


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




Director: Christopher Menaul


Embeth Davidtz
Tom Bell
Gemma Jones
James Purefoy
Ben Chaplin


The Wolves of Kromer (1998)
Location: Llanyblodwel




Director: Will Gould


Boy George (Narrator)
James Layton
Lee Williams


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




Director: Richard Lightbody


Stephen Fry
Alexei Sayle
Victoria Wood


Unconditional Love (2002)
Location: Ludlow




Director: P.J. Hogan


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





David Hall
Mike Ibeji


Fred Dibnah (Presenter)


Hearts of Gold (2003)
Location: Bridgnorth




Director: Richard Laxton


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


Pete (2003)
Location: Bridgnorth




Director: Tony Hailstone


James Taylor
Susan Muir
Steve Taylor
Janet Moore


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





John Challis
Sue Holderness
Jack Doolan


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




Director: James T. Williams


Anthony Archambault
Rowan M. Ashe
Lil Binham


Straightheads (2007)
Location: Cleobury Mortimer




Director: Dan Reed


Gillian Anderson
Danny Dyer


Atonement (2007)
Location: Stokesay Court




Director: Joe Wright


Keira Knightley
James McAvoy
Brenda Blethyn
Vanessa Redgrave