Lights, Camera, Landmark

Matthew Sweet visits parts of the man-made landscape which have been used in films over the years.

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0101Battersea Power Station *2008111720090426Matthew Sweet visits parts of the man-made landscape which have been used in films over the years.Matthew discovers how cinema has used the cavernous interior and decaying brickwork of Battersea Power Station as a symbol of post-industrial decline in films including RocknRolla and The Dark Knight.|Matthew discovers how cinema has used the cavernous interior and decaying brickwork of Battersea Power Station as a symbol of post-industrial decline in films including RocknRolla and The Dark Knight.|How Battersea Power Station has been used as a symbol of post-industrial decline in films.
0102Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin *2008111820090503Not used as a prison since 1924, from the 1960s onwards it has been used for films such as In the Name of the Father, Michael Collins and The Italian Job.|The prison has been used for films including In the Name of the Father and Michael Collins
0103Lacock, Wiltshire *2008111920090510Matthew discovers how this Wiltshire village has been used for period dramas such as The Other Boleyn Girl and Pride and Prejudice.|How this Wiltshire village has been used for period dramas such as The Other Boleyn Girl.
0104Alnwick Castle, Northumberland *2008112020090517Matthew discovers what attracted the makers of Elizabeth, Mary, Queen of Scots and The Virgin Queen to this north-east landmark.|Matthew discovers what attracted the makers of Elizabeth, Mary, Queen of Scots and The Virgin Queen to Alnwick Castle in Northumberland.|Matthew discovers what attracts filmmakers to Alnwick Castle in Northumberland.
0105 LASTGreenwich Old Royal Naval College *2008112120090524How films such as The Duchess, The Young Victoria and The Golden Compass ensure that this early-18th century Christopher Wren-designed building remains one of London's busiest film locations.|Matthew Sweet visits parts of the man-made landscape which have been used in films over the years.|How this early-18th century building remains one of London's busiest film locations.