11 famous film locations in Sussex
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We've rounded up a selection of films from all genres that were either partly, or fully shot here in Sussex. Your favourite might be closer than you think...
Eddie Redmayne's role as Stephen Hawking won him an Academy Award in this film directed by James Marsh. Scenes were filmed on the dunes at Camber Sands!
Scenes in this biopic starring Timothy Spall were shot at Petworth House. You can read our feature on the film here.
Gatwick Airport near Crawley features during the early stages of this 2011 comedy as Will, Simon, Jay and Neil jet off to Malia.
The green hills at Petworth are used during this film during the scene where the Queen (Cate Blanchett) goes horse riding.
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The Ron Howard directed film used the famous terminal building at Shoreham (Brighton City) Airport to portray 'Le Bourget' airport in which the trio in the film flee France.
Peter (Paul Bettany) and Lizzie (Kirsten Dunst) take a break in Brighton during the film. This includes a meal at 'Terraces Bar and Grill' in Madeira Drive looking out to the famous Palace Pier.
The picturesque backdrop to Eastbourne played a part in the fourth Harry Potter movie. Scenes were shot around Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.
When Roger Moore played James Bond in the 14th instalment of the franchise, Zorin, the antagonist planned to destroy the Silicon Valley in an earthquake. The abandoned silver mine involved in this plot wasn't actually in California; it was in fact the Amberley Working Museum in West Sussex.
Despite being largely filmed in Scotland, the film starring John Cleese featured Bodiam Castle in East Sussex. In this case it was known as 'Swamp Castle'.
History tells us that Elizabeth and Mary never actually met; but they did in the film! This meeting took place at a place called 'Fotheringay Castle', which was filmed at Parham House, Storrington, just northwest of Worthing.
During the film, Reggie and Dot spend their honeymoon in a holiday camp. This holiday camp was indeed Butlins Camp on the south coast in Bognor Regis.