Worth an Oscar: Wandsworth on film

To celebrate the Oscars tonight, here’s a quick run-down of films shot in Wandsworth’s Town Hall, parks and estates

Golden Globe winner Chiwetel Ejiofor shot Dirty Pretty Things (2002) in Wandsworth Town Hall

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That wrong ‘un Lucas from Spooks blew up Wandsworth Town Hall in 2010 (was doubling as an embassy in Senegal). Proof:

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Common People, a film shot entirely on Tooting Common, had successful cinema release last year

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Brilliant short film: history of Winstanley Estate told through movies, interviews & photos

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To mark Battersea Labour Party’s centenary, volunteers – including Timothy West & Prunella Scales – made this film:

Other films shot in Wandsworth include Love Actually, 101 Dalmations, Snatch & V for Vendetta. Full list from Wandsworth council here.

 

 

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