Glasgow City Chambers to be the location of Hollywood blockbusters and TV series in 2016


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You might have noticed a few famous faces around Glasgow in the past few weeks.

We spotted Hollywood star Glenn Close on Ingram Street last week as she shoots for new movie The Wife, alongside True Romance actor Christian Slater who has proven he loves Tantrum donuts.



Hollywood icon Glenn Close in Glasgow city center while filming The Wife

Glasgow City Chambers also hosted the filming of other scenes from Close’s new film this weekend, as production draws to a close in Glasgow.

And it’s not just the Hollywood blockbusters that are filmed in our quaint town.



Hollywood actor Christian Slater in Glasgow city center while filming The Wife.
Hollywood actor Christian Slater in Glasgow city center while filming The Wife.

The BBC’s adaptation of the real-life serial killer drama 10 Rillington Place – which airs this Wednesday – was also filmed in the City Chambers, as well as other locations such as church halls, the Water Bus terminal on the Clyde, the West End and Tradeston.

Starring Tim Roth and Samantha Morton, the three-part drama tells the true story of murderer John Christie, who committed multiple Notting Hill murders in the 1940s and 1950s.

Councilor Frank McAveety, Head of Glasgow City Council, commented on recent film and television productions in Glasgow: “It is great to see productions of this size coming to Glasgow again, highlighting the success of the Glasgow Film Office of the council. in choice.



Glasgow City Chambers hosts the filming of TV series such as 10 Rillington Place which airs this week
Glasgow City Chambers hosts the filming of TV series such as 10 Rillington Place which airs this week

“The team continues to attract film and television programming through the fantastic job they do in liaising with productions and a range of people and organizations across the city, and generating a huge benefit. for the city. “

Keep your eyes peeled for familiar places in Glasgow this week, when the three-part drama 10 Rillington Place premieres on BBC One this Tuesday at 9pm.

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