Camden Town and the Borough of Camden has a mix of traditional and modern locations. This makes it a regular feature in films at the box office. Here are some films that feature scenes filmed in the Borough of Camden.
The classic 1966 film featuring Michael Caine and directed by Lewis Gilbert. Viewers will recognise the keeper’s cottage located on Regent’s Canal, and Caine on Camley Street during the film.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
British comedy at its best! Scenes were filmed at locations in Wales and Scotland, particularly the scenes with castles, for example the scene with Lancelot running towards Swamp Castle was in fact filmed on Hampstead Heath.
The film about London gangster Ronnie Kray in a violent thriller, Villain, is mostly filmed near Battersea, however the pub scenes were filmed in Assembly House in Kentish Town.
Tim Burton brought Jack Nicholson and Michael Keaton to St Pancras Station inside its chambers for a gothic styled look for the 1989 movie. Who knew that Goth City was just down the road!
Four Weddings and a Funeral
One of the weddings that Hugh Grant attends in the rom-com is indeed shot in the old Hampstead Town Hall on Haverstock Hill.
This movie dates back to 1959 and is about British society and exposes its racism. Several scenes were filmed in Camden, Kentish Town and Tufnell Park.
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