Filmed in
North East

Jackdaw is set over the course of a single night and follows a broke former motocross champion and army veteran who agrees to pick-up a mysterious package in the North Sea, with disastrous consequences for himself and his brother.

The film shot in the Tees Valley area and was written and directed by North East native, Jamie Childs.

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Archaeologist Indiana Jones races against time to retrieve a legendary artefact that can change the course of history.

The film shot partially at Bamburgh Castle in 2021.

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The Old Oak

The Old Oak is a BAFTA-nominated film directed by Ken Loach on a screenplay by Paul Laverty.

Produced by Sixteen Films, this production was shot in County Durham in 2022.

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DCI Vera Stanhope leads her team as they face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Produced by ITV and Silverprint Pictures, Vera has filmed throughout the entire North East for more than a decade.

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The Red King

The series follows smart, capable and by the book Grace Narayan (Anjli Mohindra), who was flying high as an inner-city police sergeant before being forced into a ‘punishment posting’ on the small, antiquated island of St. Jory. Confronted by the forgotten and unsolved case of missing teenage boy Cai, Grace quickly discovers that she must overcome scarce evidence, extraordinary local characters, and the island’s strange cult history to uncover the truth.

The Red King was written and created by Toby Whithouse (Being Human, The Game) and produced by Quay Street Productions, in association with ITV Studios.

This six-part series filmed in the Northumberland in the summer of 2023 and received support from the North East Production Fund and the North East Screen Film Office.
After the Flood

After the Flood is a mystery thriller set in a town hit by a devastating flood. When an unidentified man is found dead in a lift in an underground car park, police assume he became trapped as the waters rose. As the investigation unfolds PC Joanna Marshall, played by Sophie Rundle, becomes obsessed with discovering what happened to him and why.

The series was produced by Quay Street Productions for ITV.

The Tees Barrage in Teesside was used to film the opening flood sequence which is a pivotal plot point of the series. Filming of the series in the region was supported by the North East Screen Film Office.

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Where it Ends

Actor Jack joins a panto tour of care homes, and he is confronted with the reality of life, his future and where it ends.

This BAFTA-nominated short received support from North East Screen, and was written, developed and shot entirely in the North East of England with all cast and crew from the region.
The Church Post was also commissioned by the production company Tiger Aspect to complete the post-production of the comedy short making it a fully North East produced programme.

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Blue Jean

It’s 1988. Thatcher’s government are about to pass a law stigmatizing gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life. But when a new student arrives and threatens to expose her, Jean is pushed to extreme lengths to keep her job and her integrity.

This film was shot in Newcastle in 2022.

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Tish, produced by Tees Valley-based Freya Films, tells the story of Tish Murtha, a North East photographer who used her camera to celebrate overlooked working-class lives and to fight for social change in 1980s Britain.

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The Dumping Ground

Growing up in a care home brings all sorts of tough challenges, but the kids at Ashdene Ridge know that if they stick together, they can get through anything.

Produced by the BBC, The Dumping Ground has filmed across the North East since production began in 2012.

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Robson Green’s Weekend Escapes

Robson takes the roads less travelled across his beloved North East England. With famous friends, he finds wellbeing and adventure in wonderful places.

Produced by the BBC, Signpost and Rivers Meet Productions, Weekend Escapes filmed across the North East in 2022 and 2023.

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Charlotte In Sunderland
Reality series following entrepreneur and TV personality Charlotte Crosby. Back home in Sunderland, she shines a spotlight on a whirlwind year.
Sunderland Til I Die

Produced by Fulwell 73, Sunderland ‘Til I Die is a sports documentary series that highlights the unfailing passion Sunderland residents have for their beloved football team.

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We are Newcastle United

We Are Newcastle United tells the inside-story of Newcastle’s expectation-defying 2022/23 season which culminated in qualification for the UEFA Champions League.

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Jordan North: The Truth About Vaping

As the UK Government moves to ban disposable vapes, Jordan North sets out to uncover the truth about vaping, and decide if it’s time he packed it in.

This documentary shot in the North East and is a Northern Child Production for BBC Three and BBC iPlayer produced from Newcastle. The Executive Producer is Andrew Eastel, the Producer is Katie Elliott.

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Harold is an ordinary man who has passed through life, living on the side lines, until he goes to post a letter one day…and just keeps walking.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry filmed throughout the region in 2022.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves

A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic, but things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.

The film shot at Alnwick Castle in 2021.

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An aspiring art intern (Camila Mendes) is invited on a last-minute work trip to London, where she meets a handsome stranger.

The production filmed at Teesside International Airport in 2022 and transformed the location into New York International Airport with support from the North East Screen Film Office.

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Scarlett’s Driving School

Scarlett Moffatt opens a driving school for struggling learner drivers and the loved ones trying to teach them. Can they finally pass their tests after years of lessons?

Produced by the BBC and Frida TV Scarlett’s Driving School filmed in Middlesbrough and the Tees Valley area in 2022

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The Duchess and her Magical Kingdom

Narrated by George Clarke, this series gives you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to The Alnwick Garden as The Duchess of Northumberland sets out to create Lilidorei, a magical kingdom for little and big kids alike.

The series was filmed in the North East periodically from the summer of 2021 up until the opening of the play park earlier this year.
24/7 Pet Hospital

Join the devoted County Durham vets helping furry patients and the owners who travel from far and wide with their beloved pets.

Produced by Twenty Six 03, 24/7 Pet Hospital filmed at Wear Referrals in Country Durham in 2022.

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Danny & Mick

Totally bonkers brothers Danny and Mick get into all sorts of cringe-tastic disasters while working together at the Pottsfield Leisure Centre.

Produced by the BBC and Tiger Aspect, Danny and Mick films in Northumberland and the North of Tyne area.

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Cooking with The Gills

Cooking with the Gills follows popular presenter and farmer JB Gill and his family, as they enlist the help of young cooks from around the UK to help cook a wide range of delicious recipes to serve in their rural pop-up kitchen café.

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Dead Canny

Dead Canny follows a questionable young psychic from Consett, Co. Durham, whose ability to see dead people not only earns her a few quid cash-in-hand down the local pub, but also lands her as the prime suspect in a murder investigation.

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Angels of the North

Big hair, big style, big personalities. The glamour at Longlox salon, no holds barred boxing at Bilton Hall, and beautiful body art at Pure Ink. Meet the North East’s finest.

Produced by the BBC and Twenty Six 03, Angels of the North predominantly films in Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland.

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Northern Justice

Documentary series shedding light on the work of legal professionals working throughout the North East of England. The programme reveals what happens when people turn to a local lawyer in their hour of need.

Produced by the BBC and Northern Child, Northern Justice filmed across the region in 2022.

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The Bafta-winning series turns its attention to the North East Ambulance Service as the region struggles to bounce back after facing one of the toughest times in its history.

Produced by the BBC and Dragonfly, series 9 and 10 of Ambulance filmed throughout the North East in 2021.

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Therapy Tough Talking

Therapy: Tough Talking, goes inside the therapy sessions of Newcastle-based rapper and actor Kema Kay.

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Motorway Cops

Series 5 of Motorway Cops: Catching Britain’s Speeders filmed with Northumbria Police for 20 episodes. The programmes follow a team of dedicated officers while they respond to a range of incidents across the Force area.

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James Arthur: Out of Our Minds

This documentary follows James Arthur as he explores the roots of his fragile mental health and searches for ways to cope.

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