Did you know several prominent films and TV programmes have been shot at the Charterhouse in recent years, including Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge, Poirot and Taboo? Can you spot your favourite show below?
1. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode
2. Taboo (2017– )
Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father’s shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost – even murder.
Stars: Tom Hardy, Leo Bill, Oona Chaplin, David Hayman
3. Tulip Fever (2017)
An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger
4. Man in an Orange Shirt (2017)
Tales of love across two films highlighting the very different challenges that face the couples, With Michael and Thomas just after WWII, and Adam and Steve in the present day.
Stars: Julian Morris, Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Flaminia Cinque
5. The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy.
Director: Matt Brown | Stars: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm Sinclair, Raghuvir Joshi
6. You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015)
When a group of ordinary people learn that an eight-mile-wide comet is on a collision course with Earth, they hunker beneath the town of Slough to watch the end of the world on television.
Stars: Mathew Baynton, Jenna Fischer, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro
7. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.
Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle
8. Vampire Academy (2014)
Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.
Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne
9. Agatha Christie’s Poirot (1989–2013)
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran
10. Mr Selfridge (2013)
Tells the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge’s, London’s department store.
Stars: Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill, Amy Beth Hayes
11. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012)
An exploration of Charles Dicken’s unfinished work in which the mystery of the murder of Edwin Drood is examined.
Stars: Matthew Rhys, Freddie Fox, Tamzin Merchant, Rory Kinnear
12. Great Expectations (2011)
The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.
Stars: Douglas Booth, Jack Roth, Ray Winstone, David Suchet
13. Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity (2011)
Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force: electricity.
Stars: Jim Al-Khalili, Jon Agar, Patricia Fara, Iwan Morus
14. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2010 & 2014)
This British series of television films was made for ITV, written by Neil McKay and Helen Edmundson. It stars Paddy Considine in the title role of detective inspector Jack Whicher of the Metropolitan Police.
15. Horrible Histories (2010, 2011 & 2012)
Based on the series of books by Terry Deary. Full of blood, battles and black humour, this series for children features sketches representing a selection of different eras and civilizations throughout history.
17. Miss Austen Regrets (2008 TV Movie)
In the later years of her life, as she’s approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband.
Director: Jeremy Lovering | Stars: Samuel Roukin, Olivia Williams, Greta Scacchi, Imogen Poots
18. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York City.
Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Megan Fox, Kelan Pannell
19. Little Dorrit (2008)
The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors’ prison.
Stars: Claire Foy, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay, Emma Pierson