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News and Events - Filming in Northern Ireland

18
May

BBC Three and BBC Northern Ireland ‘Made Up’ to announce new co-commission for series set in Belfast

18/05/22

BBC Three and BBC Northern Ireland have co-commissioned a glamorous new series, Made Up In Belfast which follows the lives of the charismatic young team behind a local cosmetics brand. This 10 part […]

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13
May

Cast of Hope Street return to Donaghadee to film highly-anticipated second series

13/05/22

Following the success of serial police drama Hope Street, filming has begun for its second season, promising a treat of gripping storylines, intriguing characters and stunning settings. With series one’s tense cliffhanger leaving […]

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13
May

Conversations with Friends begins on BBC Three on Sunday

13/05/22

The highly anticipated TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations with Friends, begins this Sunday 15th May at 10pm on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Partly filmed on location in Northern Ireland […]

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06
May

Mimi’s World begins Saturday at 9:05am on Channel 5’s Milkshake!

06/05/22

Mimi’s World, an exciting new mixed media series featuring an inspirational childminder on a mission to help kids to be confident, kind and inclusive and to take ownership of their emotions begins tomorrow […]

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28
Apr

Here Before to tour Northern Ireland with special Film Hub NI Collective Tour

28/04/22

Here Before, the debut feature film by Belfast writer and director Stacey Gregg will be touring Northern Ireland in May and June, as part of Film Hub NI’s (FHNI) Collective Tour programme which brings […]

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15
Apr

Young Plato airs on BBC One NI

15/04/22

In Young Plato: The Philosophy Boys Of Ardoyne, the charismatic Elvis loving headmaster Kevin McArevey shows how critical thinking and pastoral care can empower and encourage the four to 11-year-old children. Along with […]

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15
Apr

The Northman in cinemas now

15/04/22

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year Robert Eggers’ The Northman, opens in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from today (Friday 15th April).  The Northman is an immersive Viking […]

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15
Apr

BBC Daytime serves a flavour of Northern Ireland’s coastline with a whole host of celebrities

15/04/22

As part of the BBC’s commitment to its Across the UK plan, BBC Daytime has announced a new co-commission with BBC Northern Ireland that will inject more local culture into the schedules. B&B […]

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14
Apr

Police drama Hope Street filmed in Northern Ireland recommissioned for second series

14/04/22

BBC Daytime, BBC Northern Ireland and BritBox International recommission police drama Hope Street for another 10×45 episodes. Set in the fictional town of Port Devine on the Northern Ireland coast, the series made […]

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13
Apr

Jam Media’s Nova Jones gets double recommission

13/04/22

BBC Studios jump aboard as distribution partner for season two as Universal Music also join in the adventures of the intergalactic pop sensation! 20 new episodes from the Bafta award-winning creators will air […]

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13
Apr

Blu Hydrangea returns to our screens in new series Stitch, Please!

13/04/22

Hot on the heels of being crowned Ru Paul’s inaugural Queen of the World, Blu Hydrangea returns to our screens with a new series, Stitch, Please!, beginning Monday 18th April on BBC Three […]

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12
Apr

Derry Girls returns for its final series

12/04/22

The wait is finally over! The third and final series of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Derry Girls begins tonight (Tuesday 12th April) at 9:15pm on Channel 4. Derry Girls will once again follow Erin (Saoirse-Monica […]

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28
Mar

Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast wins Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

28/03/22

Northern Ireland Screen’s Honorary President, Sir Kenneth Branagh, won the Best Original Screenplay Award for BELFAST at last night’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles. BELFAST was written and directed by Branagh during lockdown and is […]

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25
Mar

The Northman wins Film Production Team of the Year at the Production Guild of Great Britain Awards

25/03/22

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB) will celebrate the winners of the 2022 PGGB Awards in association with Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden tomorrow night, as the UK industry gathers to recognise remarkable […]

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18
Mar

BBC Three and BBC NI confirm a second instalment of full-throttle agri-challenge series, The Fast and the Farmer-ish

18/03/22

BBC Three, in partnership with BBC Northern Ireland and supported by Northern Ireland Screen, have announced the competitive tractor-racing format, The Fast and The Farmer-ish, produced by Alleycats will return for a second series. Fronted […]

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18
Mar

The Derry first trailer is released for Channel 4 comedy’s Derry Girls series 3

18/03/22

Channel 4 has released the first look of the long awaited third and final series of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Derry Girls. As fans of the hit series know by now Derry Girls is the […]

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14
Mar

New series of Lightning begins on BBC Two today

14/03/22

A new series of the popular game show Lightning airs weekdays from today (Monday 14th March) on BBC Two at 6:30pm. Produced by Belfast-based Nice One Productions and Fizz TV, comedian Zoe Lyons […]

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14
Mar

Wins at IFTA, BAFTA and Critics Choice for Northern Ireland projects and talent

14/03/22

It was an award-winning weekend for Northern Ireland projects and talent as they collectively took home five IFTAs, one BAFTA and three Critics Choice Awards following star-studded ceremonies in Dublin (virtually), London and […]

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11
Mar

Doineann to have its TV premiere on BBC Two NI and TG4

11/03/22

Doineann, the first Irish language feature film shot entirely in Northern Ireland, gets its television premiere on Sunday 13th March at 10pm on BBC Two Northern Ireland and Monday 21st March at 9.30pm […]

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11
Mar

Young Plato, a new documentary about how philosophy is changing lives at Belfast Primary School is in cinemas now

11/03/22

A Primary School in Belfast’s Ardoyne housing estates invokes the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers to fight poverty, drug dealers and the IRA–restoring hope in the heart of a battered community. Young […]

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04
Mar

Silverpoint begins Sunday at 5.05pm on CBBC

04/03/22

Silverpoint, a new sci-fi drama series, follows four kids at Silverpoint Adventure Camp who stumble upon something strange buried in the words, which sends their lives and the world around them spiralling out […]

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01
Mar

First-look images released and cast announced for BBC Three’s comedy horror Wrecked

01/03/22

BBC Three has released a selection of first-look images and announced a host of up-and-coming faces to join Wrecked, a thrilling new comedy horror created and written by Ryan J. Brown. The series […]

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23
Feb

Netflix commissions short film about Derry rapper HYFIN

23/02/22

Local filmmakers Sean Mullan and Michael Barwise have launched their 12-minute documentary, HYFIN, after being selected to produce the film as part of the Netflix Documentary Talent Fund. HYFIN is about Jordan-Lee Brady-James, […]

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22
Feb

Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for the IFTA Film & Drama Awards 2022

22/02/22

Congratulations to the Northern Ireland projects and talent nominated for this year’s Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Awards. Projects made in Northern Ireland and homegrown talent feature heavily across the 25 categories in […]

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18
Feb

30-minute comedy drama, St Mungo’s, to air on BBC One NI

18/02/22

St Mungo’s is a new comedy drama written by Conor Grimes and Alan McKee about a young family from England starting a new life in Northern Ireland. Despite their misgivings, they become embroiled […]

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