As summer comes to an end and we welcome the colder months we’re taking a look back at some of the exciting productions who rolled into town throughout the summer filming at a variety of our fantastic locations. Check out our round up below!
Nike football took over the fabulous Canning Town Library for a week back in May of this year to dress the location as a mail distribution centre with X-Ray machines, conveyer belts and filing cabinets filled with footballs for a footballer to show off their skills throughout. This location is fanatically versatile, able to be dressed to fit whatever brief necessary having been a college, a prison visiting room and a hospital amongst other in the past. It is instantly recognisable in the Nike ad and provides the perfect backdrop to this fun-filled ad. Check it out below!
Toddla T x Aitch feat. TAET – Hide N Seek
Our new Warehouse location in Canning Town made a prominent showing in the music video for new music by producer Toddla T featuring rapper Aitch and TAET. The location was dressed as the site of an Alice in Wonderland themed rave complete with a full sized vintage Carousel, keep an eye out for the Cheshire cat and the white rabbit! This warehouse with it’s plethora of side rooms and expansive main warehouse space supplied exciting and multi-faceted scenery for this music video. Take a look at the vid below!
All of Us Strangers
Highly anticipated romantic fantasy ‘All of Us Strangers’ starring Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott follows a screenwriter (Scott) drawn back to his childhood home enters into a fledgling relationship with a mysterious neighbour as he then discovers his parents appear to be living just as they were on the day they died, 30 years before. One of the production key locations, the apartment block in which Mescal & Scott’s characters live was situated in East Village, Stratford, appearing as a predominant feature throughout the film. The production filmed interiors of flats as well as exteriors in East Village over the course of 3 days. We can’t wait to see the final results when it is released in cinemas later this year. Spot East Village in the trailer below!
Miss Sidhu Investigates
This charming new drama following Miss Sidhu, a caterer from Slough in Berkshire who has a taste for solving mysteries. The show follows how her sleuthing turns into an unofficial partnership with a DCI , who reluctantly accepts that together they make the perfect pairing to fight crime. This production visited Newham to film at our Empty Boxing Gym location. The series is available to stream online now and you can check out the trailer below!
The Tower Season 2
Season 2 of ITV’s police drama ‘The Tower’ came to town at the tail end of last year filming scenes on Mandwood Street Alleyway, Factory Road and Oriental Road. Keep your eyes peeled for the borough in all episodes available to stream on ITVX now. Trailer below!