Shere - Film Location

For years, Shere and the surrounding villages have enjoyed playing a cameo role on the big screen, for productions requiring an idyllic, English-village backdrop, and has featured in several blockbuster films and TV productions including the list below.

For more information and photo's about the films, visit the fascinating website of Tristan Greatrex at

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2016 - The Mummy

Tom Cruise was spotted in woodland near Shere filming his new movie, The Mummy.

The Mummy

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2015 - Professor Brainstawm Returns

Starring Harry Hill. Filmed in and around The Square in Shere.

Professor Brainstawm

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2014 - The Incredible Adventures of Professor Brainstawm

Starring Harry Hill. Filmed in and around The Square in Shere.

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2012 - Molly Moon

Starring Raffey Cassidy as Molly Moon.


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2012 - A Mother's Son (ITV)

Starring Martin Clunes, Alexander Arnold, Hermione Norris and Paul McGann. It was partly filmed in Shere at 'The Manor House'.


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2012 - The Last Weekend (ITV)

Starring Rupert Penry Jones, Genevieve O'Reilly, Shaun Evans and Claire Keelan.

 The Last Weekend will be adapted by Mick Ford

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2008 - Filth, The Mary Whitehouse Story (BBC)

Starring Julie Walters.


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2006 - The Holiday

Starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black.

The Holiday 

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2005 - The Wedding Date

Starring Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney.


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2004 - Bridget Jones, The Edge of Reason

Starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent. 


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2002-2015 - Foyles War

Starring Michael Kitchen, Edward Fox and Robert Hardy.

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1994 - Four Weddings and a Funeral

Starring Hugh Grant and Andie McDowell. Filmed at Albury Park.

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1990 - Bullseye!

Starring Roger Moore and Michael Cane.

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1985 - Reunion at Fairborough

Starring Robert Mitchem and Deborah Kerr.


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1997 - Romance, The Black Knight

Starring Edward Fox and Sinead Cusak.

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1972 - The Ruling Class

Starring Peter O'Toole and Alistair Sim.


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1965 - The Earth Dies Screaming

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1961 - On the Fiddle

Starring Sean Connery.


1957 - The Passionate Stranger

Starring Margaret Leighton and Ralph Richardson.

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1952 - Crow Hollow

Starring Natasha Parry.

1946 - A Matter of Life and Death

Starring David Niven.


1946 - A Village Interlude (Documentary)


1936 - Mr Cohen Takes A walk

Starring Paul Graetz.

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1918 - Hearts of the World

Starring Lillian Gish.

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