The map: Locations, locations, locations
Where did Elizabeth really reign supreme, why is Ireland in the Isle of Man, and whatever happened to Sherwood Forest? A film buff's guide to Britain
Saturday 12 June 1999
H World Hits
1 101 Dalmatians 1996. Shot in and around London. 2 Braveheart 1995. A medieval village was purpose-built at the foot of Ben Nevis. 3 Elizabeth 1998. Venues including York Minster, the Tower of London and Warkworth Castle in Northumberland. 4 The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill ... 1995. The mountain was Mynydd-y-Gym, in Llanrhaeadr-Ym-Mochnant, North Wales. 5 First Knight 1995. Arthurian epic, shot on location in Snowdonia, Wales.6 Four Weddings and a Funeral 1994. Charles and Carrie spent their first night together at the Crown Hotel in Amersham. Their "how many lovers?" conversation takes place in the Cafe Rouge in Wellington Street, London. 7 The Full Monty 1997. Sheffield and Bolsover, with the closing scenes filmed at Shiregreen Working Men's Club. 8 Hamlet 1990. The Zeffirelli version was shot at Blackness Castle in Falkirk and Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven, Grampian. 9 Highlander 1986. Glen Coe and Glen Uig, as well as Fort William. 10 Hilary and Jackie 1998. Concert scenes at St George's Hall, Liverpool; beach scenes at nearby Formby Beach.11 Howard's End 1992. Peppard Cottage, near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, was the eponymous house. London locations included Fortnum & Mason's and St Pancras Station. 12 Land Girls 1998. Devon and Somerset. 13 Little Voice 1998. In and around Scarborough. 14 Local Hero 1983. Fictional Ferness village was actually Pennan, Aberdeenshire, while the beach scenes were shot 200 miles away at Camusdarrach in Morar. 15 Loch Ness 1995 US. Mostly filmed at Loch Ness itself. Lower Diabaig village, 50 miles away, provided hotel exteriors. 16 Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels 1998. London locations included Repton Boys' Club, Borough Market and Bethnal Green Town Hall. 17 The Madness of King George 1994. Wilton House near Salisbury and Oxfordshire's moated Broughton Castle were both used. 18 Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence 1998. Restaurant venues included Blakes Hotel, Roland Gardens, Livebait and Battersea Park Cafe. 19 Mrs Brown 1997. Osborne House, Isle of Wight, Wilton House near Salisbury, Duns Castle in the Scottish borders, and Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. 20 Notting Hill 1999. Shot in London in the Portobello Road area of Notting Hill, but also makes good use of Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath. 21 Old New Borrowed Blue 1999. Upcoming Brit love story starring Christopher Eccleston and Dervla Kirwan. Northern Ireland's new arts centre, the Belfast Waterfront Hall, was used, as well as Macgilligan Strand beach, Limavady. 22 The Remains of the Day 1993. Four stately homes were combined to create Darlington Hall: Dyrham Park near Bath, Corsham Court near Chippenham, Powderham Castle near Exeter, and Badminton House, Gloucestershire. 23 Rob Roy 1995. Shot around the west coast of Scotland at Glen Nevis, and in Perthshire at Megginch and Drummond castles. 24 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991. Pretty much everywhere except Sherwood Forest, which was created using the New Forest, Burnham Beeches near London and Aysgarth Falls in the Yorkshire Dales. 25 Sense and Sensibility 1995. Montacute, Somerset, Saltram House near Plymouth, and Wilton House and Mompesson House, Salisbury, Wiltshire. 26 Shadowlands 1993. Shot largely in Oxford, but the Great Central Railway station in Loughborough also features. 27 Shakespeare in Love 1998. Sites included Broughton Castle in Oxfordshire, Hatfield House and The Great Hall at Middle Temple. 28 Shall We Dance? 1995. Shot largely in Japan, but Blackpool's Empress Ballroom also provided settings. 29 Sliding Doors 1998. Paltrow hangs out in London's Bertorellis restaurant; also Fat Boy's Diner, and the Blue Anchor pub, Hammersmith. 30 Trainspotting 1996. Edinburgh and Glasgow, and some closing sequences in London. 31 Waking Ned 1998. Though supposedly set in Ireland, Waking Ned was shot on the Isle of Man, in particular, Cregneash village. 32 Wilde 1997. Magdalen College, Oxford; Lulworth and Studland beaches and the Cadogan Hotel in London all provided elegant locations.
H Film classics
33 The 39 Steps. 34 An American Werewolf in London. 35 Brief Encounter. 36 Brighton Rock. 37 Chariots of Fire. 38 Far from the Madding Crowd. 39 The French Lieutenant's Woman. 40 A Hard Day's Night. 41 Lawrence of Arabia. 42 A Man for all Seasons. 43 Monty Python and the Holy Grail. 44 My Fair Lady. 45 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. 46 The Railway Children. 47 Under Milkwood.
48 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. 49 All Creatures Great & Small. 50 The Avengers. 51 Bergerac. 52 Brideshead Revisited. 53 Hamish Macbeth. 54 Heartbeat. 55 Inspector Morse. 56 The Lakes. 57 Last of the Summer Wine. 58 Middlemarch. 59 Moll Flanders. 60 Mr Bean. 61 Peak Practice. 62 Pride & Prejudice. 63 The Prisoner. 64 Coronation Street. 65 EastEnders. 66 Emmerdale. 67 Brookside.
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