Some of the upcoming productions filmed here in the Midlands are really taking off such as Dark Mon£y which started Monday (8th July) on BBC One.
Dark Mon£y stars BAFTA-nominated Babou Ceesay (Damilola, Our Loved Boy, Best of Enemies) and Jill Halfpenny (Three Girls, In The Club) and was written by the BAFTA-nominated the writer of Damilola, Our Loved Boy, Levi David Addai; and directed by Birmingham-born Lewis Arnold (Broadchurch, Humans).
This gripping new BBC drama follows a London family but was filmed on location in Birmingham and Kidderminster. Locations included The Library of Birmingham, Millennium Point, Curzon Street Studios, Colmore Row, Spaces Crossway, Alpha Works, Impact Hub, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham Hippodrome, Digbeth Arena, St Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, The NEC and numerous private addresses across the city.
Scenes were also shot at Kidderminster Hospital and Cars4U in Kidderminster. Film Birmingham facilitated the filming and worked with the production company (The Forge) to find suitable locations in the region as well as sourcing local crew to join the production team.