Bristol Film Office is a Bristol City Council service dedicated to all productions planning to film in the city. We can assist at all stages of production, from initial location and crewing advice to recces and logistical support.
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Historical Locations

Bristol is steeped in history and has some fantastic historic buildings and streets covering medieval, tudor, Victorian, Georgian and more modern eras.

Our historical locations have appeared as different period settings in a wide variety of productions, for example: 1960’s London in BBC drama The Trail of Christine Keeler; 16th Century Royal court in Tudor dramas Wolf Hall (BBC Two) and The White Princess (Starz); 19th Century London in detective drama Sherlock: The Abominable Bride; 1920’s London in The House of Eliott (BBC One), 1930’s Belgravia in Upstairs Downstairs (BBC One); and 1980’s Bristol in the 2006 feature film Starter for Ten starring James McAvoy.

Here are some of our most notable historical locations: