The Royal Courts of Justice is one of the locations of “The children act”. The ornate interiors of the Royal Courts of Justice in London, where English High Court judges practice, add a sense of gravitas to the movie’s theme.
Kenneth Branagh chose Vignamaggio, in Tuscany, as the setting for his 1993 adaptation of the theatrical comedy “Much ado about nothing”.
Vignamaggio is in the geographical and enological heart of the Chianti Classico region, half way between Florence and Siena.
The estate was already famous as the birthplace of Mona Lisa in 1479.
The George Inn in Somerset claims to be Britain’s oldest tavern.
It was built in the 14th or 15th century to accommodate travellers and merchants coming to the annual wool fairs that were held in the village from the late 13th century until 1902.
The building has been used as a setting for The remains of the day: it’s the pub where Miss Kenton and Mr. Benn meet during a rainy evening.
The Tap Room in the Langham Hotel, Pasadena, is a stylish and inviting space and it was one of the locations of Saving Mr. Banks.
The original hotel bar opened in the 1930s after Prohibition ended.
In this place Mrs Travers orders a tea to the bartender before returning to her room.
St Mary’s Church in South Devon, built in the 1490’s by Sir Richard de Pomeroy, is one of the surviving English parish churches that is over 500 years old.
It features in the final scene of Sense and sensibility during the wedding of Marianne and Colonel Brandon.
James Ivory used many locations for The remains of the day.
Darlington Hall is a conflation of several houses.
Dyrham Park was used for the exterior of Darlington Hall. It is situated about six miles north of Bath, Somerset.
Much of the inside of ‘Darlington’, including the entrance hall and Miss Kenton’s and Mr Stevens’ parlours, is Badminton House, about 10 miles north of Bath in Gloucestershire.
Powderham Castle, a medieval pile dating from 1390 set in a deer park, supplied more interiors.
The tea room where Stevens and Mrs Benn meet after 20 years is the 1920s Winter Gardens Pavilion, now part of Weston College.
The place where they sit together is the Grand Pier on Marine Parade, Somerset. In 2008 The pier was destroyed by fire and later rebuilt.