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News and Events - Filming in Northern Ireland

26
Apr

Cherrie Picks, Friday 14 June, Lyric Theatre

26/04/19

Short film Becoming Cherrie will screen as part of an evening of cabaret on Friday 14 June in the Naughton Studio at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast from 8pm. The cabaret event will […]

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19
Apr

Ups & Downs, Monday 22 April, BBC One Northern Ireland at 9pm

19/04/19

Ups & Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas, made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is to be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Monday 22 April at 9pm. […]

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11
Apr

New drama ‘Counsel’ on BBC One NI on Monday 15 April

11/04/19

Written by newcomer David Allen and directed by Declan Recks (The Truth Commissioner) Counsel is a new drama from BBC Northern Ireland telling the story of Olivia Harley, a female barrister who complicates […]

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10
Apr

Derry Girls to return for series three

10/04/19

Channel 4 has announced that following a cracker second series, which came to an emotional close on Tuesday night (9 April), the award-winning hit comedy Derry Girls, has been commissioned for a third […]

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03
Apr

HBO partners with Linen Mill Studios to open the Game of Thrones® studio tour

03/04/19

The Game of Thrones Studio Tour, comprising the breathtaking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes, and other behind-the-scenes items from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, will drop fans in the […]

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28
Mar

Derry Girls and Mrs Wilson secure BAFTA TV nominations

28/03/19

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) today announced the nominations for the 2019 Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards. Derry Girls and Mrs Wilson, […]

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27
Mar

Filming commences in Northern Ireland on third series of critically acclaimed drama Marcella starring Anna Friel

27/03/19

Hugo Speer and Amanda Burton join the cast of the hugely successful series Innovative and gripping ITV crime drama Marcella, from leading UK independent content production company Buccaneer Media, returns to production this […]

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07
Feb

Award wins for Derry Girls and Pablo at Broadcast Awards 2019

07/02/19

Congratulations to two projects made in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen, which won at the Broadcast Awards 2019 last night (6th February). Derry Girls, from Hat Trick Productions, won in […]

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06
Feb

Outcome of the competitive tender to produce Mastermind and Celebrity Mastermind

06/02/19

A joint bid from independent producers Hat Trick and Hindsight has won the competitive tender to produce Mastermind and Celebrity Mastermind. The programme was previously produced from Salford and will now move to […]

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24
Jan

Made in Belfast now streaming on Amazon Prime

24/01/19

Made in Belfast the debut film from writer/director Paul Kennedy is now streaming on Amazon Prime in the UK. RTÉ have also acquired rights to screen the network television premiere of the film […]

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02
Jan

Northern Ireland Screen looks back at an action-packed year for the screen industries

02/01/19

What have Channel 4’s biggest comedy launch in five years, Sky Atlantic’s highest ever viewership and BBC One’s biggest Tuesday night drama launch of 2018 all got in common? They are all projects […]

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04
Dec

Normal People secures US distribution

04/12/18

Bleecker Street announced it has secured U.S. distribution rights to Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn’s Normal People. Normal People is the third feature from the directing duo following the critically acclaimed Good […]

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03
Dec

Killian Scott and Sarah Greene lead Dublin Murders

03/12/18

Killian Scott (Strike) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) are detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox in Dublin Murders, a new psychological crime thriller for BBC One, Starz and RTÉ with support from Northern […]

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27
Nov

Death and Nightingales, Wednesday 28th November at 9pm on BBC2

27/11/18

Based on Eugene McCabe’s modern Irish classic, Death and Nightingales is a riveting story of love, betrayal, deception and revenge, set in the beautiful haunting countryside of Fermanagh in 1885 when all of […]

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27
Nov

Mrs Wilson tonight at 9pm on BBC One

27/11/18

Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson stars in Mrs Wilson, a new original series for BBC One, co-produced with Masterpiece based on the life of her own grandmother. The three-part drama begins tonight, Tuesday 27th […]

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07
Nov

New Perspectives drama Ups and Downs in production

07/11/18

Ups and Downs, one of two stand-alone dramas being made as part of BBC Northern Ireland’s pilot New Perspectives initiative, is currently filming at locations across Belfast and surrounding areas. Written and directed […]

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03
Oct

Line Of Duty reveals Stephen Graham as Balaclava Man in casting announcement for series five

03/10/18

Stephen Graham (Save Me, Taboo, This Is England) will star as guest lead in Line Of Duty series five. Graham will play John Corbett alongside Rochenda Sandall (Girlfriends, Broken) as Lisa McQueen – […]

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24
Sep

HBO Licensing and Retail to Launch GAME OF THRONES Legacy Experiences in Northern Ireland

24/09/18

Filming Locations from the Hit HBO Series to Open as Tourist Attractions in 2019 As Game of Thrones finishes filming after a decade in Northern Ireland, HBO is celebrating the show’s incredible legacy […]

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08
Aug

Legendary to work with ‘Bad Day For The Cut’ Filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin

08/08/18

Legendary has closed a deal on an Untitled project from local filmmakers Chris Baugh and Brendan Mullin who run Six Mile Hill Productions in Belfast. Chris is set to direct the project, while […]

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24
Jul

ITV announces new Torvill and Dean drama 

24/07/18

ITV has today confirmed the commission of Torvill and Dean, a film narrating Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean’s early years and the creative impetus that finally drove them to become ice dancing royalty. Written by leading […]

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01
Jun

First official UK-China co-produced feature ‘Special Couple’ wraps shoot

01/06/18

Special Couple, the first non-documentary feature to be produced under the UK-China co-production treaty, has wrapped principal photography in Belfast. The film, a romantic comedy in both Mandarin and English, is co-produced by […]

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17
Apr

Star cast join Ruth Wilson BBC Drama ‘Mrs Wilson’

17/04/18

Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Luther) is set to lead an all-British cast in Mrs Wilson, a new original drama for BBC One, co-produced with MASTERPIECE, based on the life of her […]

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11
Apr

Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville to star in ‘Normal People’

11/04/18

Liam Neeson (Taken, Schindler’s List) and Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Another Year) are set to star in NORMAL PEOPLE, directed by Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn (Good Vibrations), based on the script […]

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21
Feb

Derry Girls consolidates as the biggest series in Northern Ireland

21/02/18

Derry Girls has consolidated to become the biggest series ever in Northern Ireland since modern records began in 2002, Channel 4 has revealed. The comedy, set in the early nineties during The Troubles, […]

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12
Dec

Channel 4 sets premiere date for Lisa McGee’s Derry Girls

12/12/17

New comedy series Derry Girls, written and created by acclaimed Derry woman Lisa McGee (Indian Summers, London Irish, Being Human) will premiere on Thursday January 4th at 10pm on Channel 4, it has been announced. […]

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