Trekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1710 times:
I have just finished watching an epsiode of Blue Murder (The UK version) which is set in Manchester.
Main shots in the episode were the Midland Hotel, Princess Road, Manchester Terminal 2, The outside of her house in Didsbury (right next to where i work) and her office which is located in the heart of the city right near city hall.
So of course i recognsie all the areas of filming.
AlexPorter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1696 times:
The Mary Tyler Moore show was set in Minneapolis. I can't think of any others off the top of my head (no prime time national programs, anyway), but I can think of several movies set or filmed in the area.
Melpax From Australia, joined Apr 2005, 1426 posts, RR: 1 Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1678 times:
Neighbours is filmed in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, the actual 'Ramsay Street' is Pin Oak Crescent in Vermont South, about 10 minutes drive from where I live. When we first got our licences, we would make the trip past there late on a Friday or Saturday night. The street would be blocked off & be guarded on weekends so drunken teenagers wouldn't destroy the front yards & terrorise the people living in the houses..........
TSS From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 2884 posts, RR: 5 Reply 16, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1596 times:
The Lifetime series Any Day Now was set here, but it was filmed in California and apparently the writers had never so much as set foot in Birmingham nor did they see fit to hire a technical editor for scripts.
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AirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 26 Reply 18, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1558 times:
The upcoming movie that will be released August 22nd, I believe, "The Kingdom" was filmed in Mesa, Arizona on the Arizona State University's Polytechnic Campus, on Loop 202 and on IWA's property last year. I have personally been on the actual set in-between filmings. This was about less than a mile away from my A&P school.
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In the early seasons of this show Mary rents a room in a house. When the home owners asked too much $$$ for their home to appear in the show Mary moved, in the later seasons, to a hi rise apt building. Said building is right next door to the bridge that collapsed last week - in fact many of the amateur photos taken immediately after the collapse were taken by residents of that building...
Oh and the infamous shot where Mary inconsiderately blocks traffic, throws her hat in the air, and gets a evil stare from a woman who could easily be my mother.... I worked just down the street and my gf at the time worked at the Daytons Dept Store you see in the background....
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AlexPorter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 23, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1517 times:
Quoting ZANL188 (Reply 19): Oh and the infamous shot where Mary inconsiderately blocks traffic, throws her hat in the air, and gets a evil stare from a woman who could easily be my mother.... I worked just down the street and my gf at the time worked at the Daytons Dept Store you see in the background....
They actually have a statue of her there in front of the Dayton's (now Macy's) in Downtown Minneapolis on the sidewalk for Nicollet Mall.
BA757 From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 2832 posts, RR: 16 Reply 24, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1516 times:
Quoting Trekster (Reply 22): Id not forgotten about Corrie, jsut i was talking about Blue Murder for this topic, and i had put corrie to the wayside. You dont see alot of the city in corrie, but in Blue Murder, you see alot
There are quite a few things that have been filmed in and around the Manchester area thinking about it - Cold Feet was (I think - either way brilliant series), Touch of Frost etc...
25 Trekster: Cold feet was filmed kinda in Didsbury as well, the road next to where i work is used alot Dan
26 Mhodgson: None, though Morecambe Bay isn't too uncommonly found on the news!
27 Dragon-wings: No TV shows that I know of but the movie "Deathtrap" starring Christopher Reeve was shot on eastern Long Island.
28 LHboyatDTW: I live near where "Home Improvement" took place.
29 Yfbflyer: The first couple episodes of HBO's Regenises had a few scenes based in Iqaluit. I was pretty surprised to see the local cab company being used in the
30 Jamesbuk: Erm well Batman: returns I think it was, was filmed in the old Cardington Airship hangers (built the R100 and R101 there +more) I believe the film was
31 Melpax: Yep, Nunawading is the next suburb. The studios are only 2km away from the street.