"When we were trying to get the money for Driving Miss Daisy, everyone kept saying no one could direct it well enough to entertain an audience for 100 minutes essentially watching three people chatting in the kitchen." - Bruce Beresford
Step behind the scenes to discover London through its most emblematic television incarnations, from Absolutely Fabulous to Sherlock, in this one-of-a-kind, innovative guide. Enter the corridors of power of Westminster with The Crown and House of Cards, travel back in time to see the iconic London landmarks of Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge and Call the Midwife, unveil the East End mysteries depicted in Luther and Ripper Street, visit hipster Hackney alongside Sharon and Rob from Catastrophe, shop The Avengers look in Soho, and hop aboard the Tardis with Doctor Who…
- Countless films have been set in London, and it is also an incredibly popular backdrop for television series. The city’s best-known landmarks, and many bars, restaurants, stores, parks—even entire neighborhoods—have become extremely familiar to TV viewers. So join us as we uncover these iconic locations and recommend new addresses inspired by the lifestyle of the most beloved fictional Londoners.
- Easy to navigate, this travel guide is illustrated with exclusive maps and hundreds of photos. All of the chapters are constructed as original tours, organized by themes. It’s all in here: the London you have come to love through the eyes of your favorite characters and the scary, funny, emotional, and unforgettable TV moments.
Published: Aug 2019
Size (cm): 21.3 x 17.7 x 2.2
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