Movies and TV in Apr 2011

Movies or TV programmes using British and Irish stately homes as filming locations, screened for the first time this month (in airing date order):

Royal Upstairs Downstairs (TV documentary series) – episode 20

Compilation (final in series on Queen Victoria’s house visits)
BBC Two, Friday, 1 April, 6.30-7.00pm.

Country House Rescue (TV reality series) – episode 3.5

Kentchurch Court, Herefordshire, England
Channel 4, Sunday, 3 April, 9-10pm (Country Seat).

The Crimson Petal and the White (TV BBC 4-part drama series)
scenes of White Drawing Room, East Gallery & Bachelors’ Wing at
Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, England, & minor scenes at
Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire, England.
BBC2, Wednesday 6, 13, 2027 April, 9-10pm.

Bargain Hunt (TV game show) – episode 28.32
Hemswell 31 (episode title)
Hinton Ampner House, Hampshire, England
BBC1, Thursday, 7 April, 12.15-1pm.

Country House Rescue (TV reality series) – episode 3.6

Garston Manor, Hertfordshire, England (now High Elms Manor)
Channel 4, Sunday, 10 April, 9-10pm (Country Seat).

Petworth House: The Big Spring Clean (TV documentary series)
6 episodes by Andrew Graham-Dixon on winter work at
Petworth House, West Sussex, England (National Trust)
BBC4, Wednesday, 13, 20, & 27 April, 8.30-9pm.

If Walls Could Talk (TV documentary series)
4 episodes by Lucy Worsley with accompanying book,
The Living RoomBathroom, and Bedroom,
BBC4, Wednesday 13, 20, 27 April, 9-10pm.

Your Highness (cinema)

Filmed in Northern Ireland at Dunluce Castle, Castle Ward, and Clandeyboye Estate, released 13 April (UK).

Antiques Roadshow (TV documentary series) – episode 33.23

Hatfield House (part 2), Hertfordshire, England
BBC One, Sunday, 17 April, 8-9pm (filmed on 15 July 2010).

Country House Rescue (TV reality series) – episode 3.7

Hill Place, Hampshire, England
Channel 4, Sunday, 17 April, 9-10pm (Country Seat).

Game of Thrones (TV drama series 1)
Filmed in Northern Ireland at Shane’s Castle and Castle Ward, and in Scotland at Doune Castle.
Sky Atlantic, 10 episodes, from 18 April.

Country House Rescue (TV reality series) – episode 3.8 

Pen-Y-Lan Hall, Wrexham, Wales (last in series)
Channel 4, Sunday, 24 April, 9-10pm (Country Seat).

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House ITV movie, based on true story of Langham House, house filmed at 3 locations, 25 Apr.

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