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2018 was Liverpool’s busiest filming year

Liverpool Film Office statistics reveal a record-breaking number of TV projects

2018 was the busiest year for filming in Liverpool, with 366 different film and TV projects shot in the city.

Liverpool Film Office statistics reveal an average of four projects filming in the area per day. Such projects include the BBC’s The War of the Worlds, Sky’s Bulletproof and ITV’s Anne.

Peaky Blinders also returned to the city, along with Sir Paul McCartney’s appearance on James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke which was viewed by a worldwide audience of more than 100 million people.

Britain’s Got Talent, Take Me Out and Coronation Street were also on location in Liverpool during 2018.

Councillor Wendy Simon, Deputy Mayor and cabinet member for culture, tourism and events, said: “Every day, Liverpool Film Office is approached from production teams across the world, looking to film in the city region. 

“We have a unique offer – a huge and diverse number of potential locations, combined with the professionalism of the small Film Office team who really do go above and beyond to attract projects to the city.”