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27 November 2014
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Derbyshire on TV and Film
Montage picture of some TV shows filmed in Derbyshire
Recognise these?
Derbyshire has had its fair share of appearing on film and TV as it is an extremely appealing area for location shoots. Come on a tour of our county as seen on the screen.
(Our thanks to Andy Potter in helping to compile this guide)
More locations
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arrow Start the picture tour
arrow Pride and Prejudice
arrow Peak Practice
arrow Jane Eyre
arrow Stig of the Dump
arrow Other locations
arrow Other productions

The longest-running production in Derbyshire is Peak Practice - it ran for 12 series - and all came to an end on 25th June 2002.

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Peak Practice, Stig of the Dump and Jane Eyre.

Just three productions that have used Derbyshire as its main backdrop.

As a county, Derbyshire is varied and stunning and, through the lens, it is almost irresistible to TV and film producers.

It is, perhaps, ITV's Peak Practice which has done most to put Derbyshire firmly on the TV map and on the top of our production list.

More recently, The League of Gentlemen has also found fame in north Derbyshire, as did the hit Children's BBC series Stig of the Dump in mid Derbyshire.

But let's not forget the big screen. Large sections of Franco Zeffirelli's Jane Eyre were shot in Derbyshire and The Full Monty owes some of its scenes to Derbyshire's mining industry.

Sometimes, you can travel through Derby and Derbyshire without realising you've just passed a location that has found fame on the screen.

And quite often, you'll see scenes on film and TV and not even recognise them as Derbyshire!

Well, now you can, thanks to our guide.

You can navigate the locations in three ways:

Take the picture tour

Start the tour here
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(You can join or leave the picture tour at any time - there's a link at the bottom of each tour page - just remember to close the small window whenever you leave!)


Choose by production:

Peak Practice | The League of Gentlemen | Stig of the Dump | Jane Eyre | Pride and Prejudice | Chronicles of Narnia | Nanny | The Full Monty | Goodbye, Mr Chips | The Rainbow

Choose by venue:
arrowClick here for a map!
Alderwasley Stig of the Dump
Ashbourne Nanny
Crich Peak Practice | Crich Tramway Museum
Darley Dale Stig of the Dump
Derby Nanny | Peak Practice and more
Fritchley Peak Practice
Haddon Hall Jane Eyre
Hadfield The League of Gentlemen
Kedleston Hall Peak Practice | Nanny and more
Matlock Jane Eyre | (Red House Stables)
Midland Railway Centre The Rainbow
Repton Goodbye, Mr Chips
Shirebrook The Full Monty
Sudbury Hall Pride and Prejudice
Whatstandwell Stig of the Dump
Wingfield Manor Chronicles of Narnia | Jane Eyre |
Peak Practice
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