Pictures reveal 10 films you might not know were shot in Milton Keynes

It seems Milton Keynes is an ideal location to shoot TV shows and films.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 3:06 pm
10 films shot in MK
10 films shot in MK

Milton Keynes has already established an excellent track record in film and TV activities, both as a location and as a base for services associated with the industry. MK Council says the close proximity to London and the major film studios has largely contributed to this success. Film-makers are charged a fee to shoot in Milton Keynes as is standard policy. So we did a bit of research into popular films that have been shot in Milton Keynes and it threw up some interesting results. Scroll through our gallery to see pictures from 10 films you might not know were shot in MK. Note the numbers on the pictures are irrelevant in this gallery, they simply denote the number of pictures in the gallery.

Here are 10 films that were shot in MK
Comedy set in Camden and Penrith in the 60s was filmed in MK. The revered King Henry pub from the film is actually the Crown in Stony Stratford. And the tea room where they sample wines is also there.
Comedy set in Camden and Penrith in the 60s was filmed in MK. The revered King Henry pub from the film is actually the Crown in Stony Stratford. And the tea room where they sample wines is also there.
Comedy set in Camden and Penrith in the 60s was filmed in MK. The revered King Henry pub from the film is actually the Crown in Stony Stratford. And the tea room where they sample wines is also there.
Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan starred in this 1987 cold war thriller which was shot in the Heelands district of Milton Keynes. Most notable of all is the A-frame house that appears in a propaganda video.
Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan starred in this 1987 cold war thriller which was shot in the Heelands district of Milton Keynes. Most notable of all is the A-frame house that appears in a propaganda video.
Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan starred in this 1987 cold war thriller which was shot in the Heelands district of Milton Keynes. Most notable of all is the A-frame house that appears in a propaganda video.
Bletchley was the original home of the team attempting to crack the Nazi code. But this 2001 film was instead filmed at nearby Chicheley Hall, largely because Bletchley wasn't in a fit state for filming at the time
Bletchley was the original home of the team attempting to crack the Nazi code. But this 2001 film was instead filmed at nearby Chicheley Hall, largely because Bletchley wasn't in a fit state for filming at the time
Bletchley was the original home of the team attempting to crack the Nazi code. But this 2001 film was instead filmed at nearby Chicheley Hall, largely because Bletchley wasn't in a fit state for filming at the time
1986 sequel starring Christopher Reeves and Gene Hackman turned MK into downtown New York which apparently proved too expensive a location to film in. The UN building is actually the train station.
1986 sequel starring Christopher Reeves and Gene Hackman turned MK into downtown New York which apparently proved too expensive a location to film in. The UN building is actually the train station.
1986 sequel starring Christopher Reeves and Gene Hackman turned MK into downtown New York which apparently proved too expensive a location to film in. The UN building is actually the train station.
Chicheley Hall was again used as a filming location for this surreal Monty Python comedy. The Middle of the Film segment was shot in this location. Otherwise known as the bizarre Find the Fish poetry scene
Chicheley Hall was again used as a filming location for this surreal Monty Python comedy. The Middle of the Film segment was shot in this location. Otherwise known as the bizarre Find the Fish poetry scene
Chicheley Hall was again used as a filming location for this surreal Monty Python comedy. The Middle of the Film segment was shot in this location. Otherwise known as the bizarre Find the Fish poetry scene
The far superior code breaking film that focused more heavily on the work of Alan Turing was shot in Bletchley Park and starred Benedict Cumberbatch. It received critical acclaim and was nominated for a host of awards.
The far superior code breaking film that focused more heavily on the work of Alan Turing was shot in Bletchley Park and starred Benedict Cumberbatch. It received critical acclaim and was nominated for a host of awards.
The far superior code breaking film that focused more heavily on the work of Alan Turing was shot in Bletchley Park and starred Benedict Cumberbatch. It received critical acclaim and was nominated for a host of awards.
Shot in and around MK, the story is about martial arts clubs which form together to create a city infrastructure after tiring of the government. Lead role played by Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan
Shot in and around MK, the story is about martial arts clubs which form together to create a city infrastructure after tiring of the government. Lead role played by Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan
Shot in and around MK, the story is about martial arts clubs which form together to create a city infrastructure after tiring of the government. Lead role played by Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan
Also known as the Island Of The Burning Damned in the US, it was a sci-fi horror film that revolved entirely around MK pub The Swan Inn and starred horror legends Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Kenneth Cope
Also known as the Island Of The Burning Damned in the US, it was a sci-fi horror film that revolved entirely around MK pub The Swan Inn and starred horror legends Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Kenneth Cope
Also known as the Island Of The Burning Damned in the US, it was a sci-fi horror film that revolved entirely around MK pub The Swan Inn and starred horror legends Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Kenneth Cope
Julien Fellows is now famous for his role in creating the ITV series, Downtown Abbey. But way back in 2005, he used Chicheley Hall as a location for this story about third person involving themselves in a marriage.
Julien Fellows is now famous for his role in creating the ITV series, Downtown Abbey. But way back in 2005, he used Chicheley Hall as a location for this story about third person involving themselves in a marriage.
Julien Fellows is now famous for his role in creating the ITV series, Downtown Abbey. But way back in 2005, he used Chicheley Hall as a location for this story about third person involving themselves in a marriage.
Legendary recording artist Cliff Richard shot his music video for Wired For Sound in the Milton Keynes Shopping Centre. And boy was it a cracker with some instantly recognisable MK scenes throughout.
Legendary recording artist Cliff Richard shot his music video for Wired For Sound in the Milton Keynes Shopping Centre. And boy was it a cracker with some instantly recognisable MK scenes throughout.
Legendary recording artist Cliff Richard shot his music video for Wired For Sound in the Milton Keynes Shopping Centre. And boy was it a cracker with some instantly recognisable MK scenes throughout.