Image by Amy Winchester

The Kent and East Sussex Railway has provided location services for a variety of film and television productions, and over the years, has built up a diverse list of production credits that continues to grow. So if you are looking for a distinctive and versatile railway location, call us on 01580 765155, or send a fax on 01580 765654, for further information. Alternatively, email us at [email protected]

The Railway also has an entry in Kemps Film and Television and Mandy's International Film and Television Production Directory

Selected Production Credits

Feature Films

Jude (1996)
Director: Michael Winterbottom.

Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Director: John Schlesinger.

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Director: Michael Radford.

Flame (1974)
Director: Richard Loncraine.

Dracula (1973)
Director: Dan Curtis.

Independent Films

Sanjani (Metro Films 2006)
Director: Mr Narasipura Rangegowda Nanjunde Gowda

The Scotland Express (JJS Films 2005)

La Bas (Down There) (BBC/BFI: 1994)
Director: Andrew Kotting.

Drama and Comedies

Hidden Villages with Penelope Keith (Ch4) May 2015

BBC Showcase (Phil MacIntyre TV) Feb 2015

Downton Abbey (Carnival Films) 2010

The Woman in White (BBC: 1997)

The Phoenix and the Carpet (BBC: 1997)

2.4 Children (BBC: 1996)

No Bananas (BBC: 1996)

Moon and Son (BBC: 1992)

The Darling Buds of May (Excelsior/Yorkshire Television: 1991/92)

Parnell and the Englishwoman (BBC: 1990)

Around the World in 80 Days (Harmony Gold Ltd/ Valente/ Baerwold Productions: 1989)

Scoop (LWT: 1987)

The Charmer (LWT: 1987)

Dempsey and Makepeace (Golden Eagle Films/LWT: 1985)

Partners in Crime (LWT: 1983)

We'll Meet Again (LWT: 1982)

Vice Versa (ATV for ITV: 1981)

Scoop (BBC: 1972)

The Train Now Standing (LWT: 1972)

General and Childrens' Entertainment

Len Goodman in 'Britains Greatest Invention' Thoroughly Modern Media for the BBC - June 2017

James May's Man Lab (series 3) Plum Productions for the BBC - August 2012

'The Hungry Sailors' Denham Productions Ltd - August 2011

'I Can Cook' 2011 Endemol for CBBC

'Nuzzle and Scratch' 2010 CBBC

TAT (Tabaluga Absenteuer Team) German TV ZDF June 2010

Tarrant Lets the Kids Loose (My Little Soldier Studio Shows) 2009

Trinny and Susannah Undress The Nation ITV 2008

Top Dog (Discovery Animal Planet: 2007)

The Paul O'Grady Show (Channel 4: 2006)

Sekai Fushigi Hakken (Great Discoveries) (Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc.: 2005)

Treasure Hunt (Chatsworth/BBC: 2002)

Disney Playhouse (Childrens' Disney Channel: 2002)

Art Attack (Meridian/ITV: 2001)

Surprise Chefs (Action Time/ITV: 2000)

The Les Dennis Laughter Show (BBC: 1990)

Challenge Anneka (BBC: 1989)

Number 73 (TVS/ITV: 1983 and 1985)

Jim'll Fix It (BBC: 1978, 1983, and 1987)

Drama Documentaries

Jaws 1916 (Ten Alps PLC / Brook Lapping Productions: Oct 2008)

George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (BBC/Opus Arte: 2002)

Dickens (BBC/Opus Arte: 2002)

Factual Documentaries

Richard E Grant on Ealing Comedies - Phil MacIntyre TV for UK Gold, April 2016

South Korean Television (Science history documentary for KBS) April 2015

Taste of Britain - Catus Studios for BBC due to air Sept 2014

Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo BBC2 (Nov 2013)

BBC One Show BBC February 2013

BBC Countryfile February 2013

Chang Shu A&V Production - Sun Yat-sen  (Documentary for Taiwan TV June 2011)

Travelix for Nippon TV [a travel programme where the camera is the visitor’s eyes] (May 2011)

Escape To The Country - Talkback Thames for BBC1 (2009)

The Peoples' Museums (BBC: 2006)

The Last Oast (BBC: 2004)

Trainspotting (Oval Films for Discovery Home and Leisure: 2004)

Derail (Channel Four: 2002)

Horizon (BBC: 1978)


Interplay myStyle ‘Steampunk Jewellery’ 2015

Bakers Dog Food 2007

Programme sponsorship advertisement for Vodaphone (National Geographic: 2002)

Evening Standard advertisement (2000)

Ford Escort advertisement (1997)


Purl Alpaca Designs - 2015 knitwear shoot (September 2015)

Squeeze - Album Cover (July 2015)

Barbour Clothing (April 2015)Ted Baker (April 2013)

Hello Magazine (February 2009)

Mothercare (2007)