Tag: Manchester film

Sep 01
This socially distanced Manchester cinema is showing free films in September

Four-storey music venue YES is back open, and this month you can catch a free movie in…

Aug 25
Filming begins in Manchester for new ITV drama Viewpoint

Filming has begun in Manchester for Viewpoint – the first ITV drama to begin…

Aug 19
Manchester filmmaker captures what lockdown has meant to locals

Filmmaker Charlie Watts from Stockport says he has always been drawn to making…

Apr 04
Manchester films to enjoy at home and how to watch them

Manchester is a star in all these movies, from 1960s classics and music documentaries…

Mar 20
How Manchester has evolved on screen – from gritty dramas to big budget productions

Just as Manchester’s evolved over the decades, so has its depiction on screen. For a…

Mar 09
Worker Bee: Matt Greenhalgh, the Salford screenwriter behind Joy Division biopic Control

Matt Greenhalgh is an award-winning Salfordian screenwriter and director, with credits…

Mar 06
Simon Pegg is coming to Manchester International Film Festival this weekend

Simon Pegg fans sit up and take note, because the actor is going to be in Manchester…

Jan 27
New ITV thriller Viewpoint is filming in Manchester soon – what’s it all about?

Today it was announced that Fleabag director Harry Bradbeer and Waking the Dead…

Jan 14
Can you spot the Northern Quarter backstreets in the new Morbius trailer?

The new teaser trailer for Jared Leto film Morbius has just dropped and it includes…

Jan 08
Interview: Karl Pilkington on filming in Manchester – and checking social media on the toilet

Salford’s Karl Pilkington is back with a second series of Sick of It, the poignant…

Dec 27
All the TV shows filmed in Manchester to look forward to in 2020

It’s been an incredible year for the film and TV industry in Manchester, with Screen…

Dec 18
Where was Bancroft filmed in Manchester? TV location manager reveals all

Sarah Parish returns as the deadly and newly promoted Detective Chief Superintendent…

Dec 12
Manchester has a blockbuster year for movies and TV dramas filmed in the city

Screen Manchester, the city’s film office, has enjoyed its busiest year to date,…

Nov 01
Meet Kris Hitchen the Manchester actor who’s the star of Ken Loach’s latest film

Many actors aspire to walk the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival. But not Kris…

Oct 28
The Northern Quarter goes Intergalactic for filming of new Sky drama

The atmospheric back streets of the Northern Quarter have once again been taken over…

Oct 02
New Everyman boutique cinema to open in the city centre this month

There’s a new three-screen boutique cinema coming to the city centre this month.…

Oct 02
The Circle: what really happens behind the scenes of the hit TV show filmed in Salford?

Producers might be keen to keep the exact location of Channel 4’s show The Circle…

Oct 01
Peaky Blinders return to Manchester as filming starts on series six

We’re still talking about the last series of Peaky Blinders, partly filmed in…

Sep 18
Exclusive preview screening of new BBC drama World on Fire to take place in Manchester

An exclusive preview screening of BBC One’s new landmark World War II drama World on…

Sep 13
Where is Peaky Blinders filmed? The Manchester locations to look out for in series 5

Peaky Blinders has returned to our screens for series five of the hit BBC drama about…

Sep 12
FilmFear: six days of horror film previews and cult classics this Halloween at HOME

Halloween just isn’t Halloween without scary movies. And luckily, the good…

Sep 11
A new state-of-the-art Dolby Cinema has opened in Manchester – so what’s it like?

Film enthusiasts and cinema goers are in for a real treat with the opening of a new…

Sep 11
Legendary Man United manager Sir Matt Busby celebrated in new film from makers of Class of 92

A new film from the team behind The Class of ’92 will shine a spotlight on legendary…

Sep 10
Salford actor Robert James-Collier on bringing Downton Abbey to the big screen

Ever since the credits rolled on the final episode of Downton Abbey in 2015,…

Aug 29
Brassic is getting a second series – and it will be ‘bigger, bolder and even more outrageous’

Good news, Brassic fans! The edgy new Sky comedy drama co-created by actor Joseph…

Aug 28
Timothy Spall on playing Lowry, filming in Stockport, and why his own paintings are on display in Salford

Fresh from playing artist JMW Turner for Mike Leigh in 2014’s Mr Turner, actor…

Aug 23
Joe Gilgun on Brassic, being bipolar, and why he loves Dominic West

Joe Gilgun is a force of nature when he bursts into the room following the Manchester…