What's On and Filming in London? - February 2023

Latest 8 Feb 2023

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An Amy Winehouse biopic has started filming in London! Find out which other new film and TV productions are filming in the capital this month, including new shows from Netflix and HBO. Major ongoing productions such as Wicked and Andor are also filming in London studios this month. There's loads of London on screen to enjoy this February too, with Magic Mike's Last Dance in cinemas and season 4 of Netflix's You available to stream. Read on to find out which London locations Joe Goldberg and Mike Lane have visited on their trips to London....

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH on the set of Warner Bros. Pictures musical comedy “MAGIC MIKE’S LAST DANCE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH on the set of Warner Bros. Pictures musical comedy “MAGIC MIKE’S LAST DANCE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Back to Black is a new Amy Winehouse biopic featuring rising star Marisa Abela in the lead role and Jack O'Connell as Blake Fielder-Civil. Abela, previously seen in London-filmed TV series Cobra, has been filming scenes throughout London this past month with co-star Eddie Marsen (The Gentlemen, 2019) who plays the music legend's father, Mitch Winehouse. Amy Winehouse's story has been etched into London's history since she rose to fame in the early 2000s and tragically passed away in 2011. Expect more scenes from Back to Black to be filmed on location throughout the capital and in Amy's hometown of Camden.

One Day, a Netflix adaptation of David Nicholl's classic novel has filmed in London this past month. The new show starring Ambika Mod as Emma Morle and Leo Woodall as Dexter Mayhew, returned to film scenes in North London after filming in the capital, as well as in Edinburgh, throughout 2022. On-location filming in Highbury & Islington and the West End tells us that this is going to be an exciting London-based story with a fresh and up-and-coming cast that you won't want to miss!

Starstuck is back for a third season filming in London this month! Having filmed previous seasons in Hackney, the BBC Three and HBO Max show sees Rose Matafeo's Jessie persist in her rocky relationship with Nikesh Patel's Tom Kapoor. We can't wait to see what London locations the critically-acclaimed show will film at next!

Finally, an exciting new film from Star Wars and Sometimes I Think About Dying star Daisy Ridley is also in the works in London this month. Magpie has started filming in the capital and comes from Ridley and her husband Tom Bateman's original script. The film is said to centre around the experiences of a couple in the film industry when the husband and father falls in love with an actress on set of their daughter's new production, putting their relationship in serious jeopardy.

Other notable productions currently filming on location and/or in studio include:

Bridgerton season 3 - Focusing on the life and love of fan-favourite Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton, after series two left Penelope in a predicament following certain revelations.

The Crown season 6 - The final season of the hit Netflix show is currently filming in London, and will focus on the lives of William, Kate and Harry throughout the late 90s and 2000s.

Disclaimer -Alfonso Cuarón directed thriller for Apple TV following a respected investigative journalist who discovers her secrets in a novel written by a mysterious widower.

The Gentlemen -From Guy Ritchie, new Netflix show set in the same world as 2019's The Gentlemen introducing a new array of characters led by Theo James and Kaya Scodelario.

Good Grief - A heart-warming romantic comedy from Schitt’s Creek star Dan Levy for Netflix.

The Chelsea Detective season 2 - For Acorn TV, the show follows UK Television favourite Adrian Scarborough - starring as DI Max Arnold - investigating murders throughout one of London's most picturesque boroughs.

Blitz - From acclaimed director Steve McQueen (Small Axe, 12 Years a Slave), the film is set to star Saoirse Ronan and focus on the air bombardment of London during World War Two.

Untitled Bob Marley biopic - With One Night in Miami (2020) actor Kinglsey Ben-Adir in the lead role and Lashana Lynch cast as Rita Marley, the biographical film tracks the reggae artist's life during his time living in London in 1976.

Mary & George - Period drama tells the fascinating true story of Mary Villiers, played by Julianne Moore, who conspires with her son to climb the ladder of riches, titles and influence in Jacobean London.

Andor season 2 - Thrilling space espionage show, starring Diego Luna as the titular lead accompanied by an impressive array of supporting talent, returns for a second season and has started filming in Pinewood.

Wicked (Parts One and Two) - The story of the Wicked Witch of the West. A 2-part feature film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical.

You. (L to R) Ed Speleers as Rhys, Penn Badgley as Joe in episode 402 of You. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

You. (L to R) Ed Speleers as Rhys, Penn Badgley as Joe in episode 402 of You. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

On Screen

Magic Mike's Last Dance starring Channing Tatum and Salma Hayek is out in London cinemas on February 10! The third instalment in the series sees Mike Lane return to the stage once again as he leaves the sunshine state of Florida for the glamour of London. The new film shot at many glittering locations in the capital fit for Mike Lane's last dance. Including central London restaurant Amazonico and the Fortnum's Bar at the Royal Exchange. Loads of iconic central London locations also feature such as Tower Bridge, Battersea Park and Piccadilly Circus. Head to this cinemas this month to see more of London (and Mike Lane) on the big screen!

Also on the silver screen this month is The Son by Florian Zeller. Anthony Hopkins returns to work with Zeller on the film after the success of 2020's The Father which filmed at West London Film Studios and in London's Maida Vale. The Son filmed at studios in London before premiering at last year's BFI London Film Festival. You can read all about Film London's activity at the 66th BFI London Film Festival here, right before catching The Son in cinemas this February.

Finally, You season 4 comes to London this month! Watch the new season this week to spot London locations such as Royal Holloway University, where protagonist Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgely) arrives as a mysterious new professor from across the pond. New episodes also feature scenes filmed in central London around Oxford Circus and Tower Bridge, as well as Film London Premiere Location, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. Catch episodes of this psychological thriller soaked in murder and mystery TOMORROW (February 9) on Netflix.

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This feature is in partnership with the Greater London Authority. For more information on Film and TV productions currently filming in the capital, head over to the City Hall Blog, updated monthly.