Film and TV at Orchardleigh

Film and Television

There have been many shows and movies filmed on the Orchardleigh estate. Below are a select few of our favourites…

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Tess of the D'Ubervilles
(2008 mini series)

The story of Tess Durbeyfield, a low-born country girl whose family find they have noble connections.

Stars: Gemma Arterton, Eddie Redmayne and Ruth Jones.

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Into the Storm

Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Into the Storm is a look at the former British prime minister’s life and career at the end of WWII.

Stars: Iain Glen, Donald Sumpter and Brendan Gleeson

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The Queen (2009 TV series)

This docudrama focuses on five key events in the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Combining narration, interviews, archival footage and dramatic recreations (with 5 different actresses portraying the Queen at different times in her life) the series focuses on several of the crises she has had to deal with.

Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Emilia Fox, Samantha Bond, Susan Jameson, Barbara Flynn, Diana Quick and Katie McGrath

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987 TV Movie)

A friend of Miss Marple’s sees a woman being strangled in a passing train. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists professional housekeeper, Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to go undercover.

Stars: Joan Hickson, Juliette Mole and David Beames

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