P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:11:18       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON When Richard urtis was looking for a location for his film about a top actress who falls for an ordinary aloke, he didn't have to look very far. He chose his local area, Notting Hill, because it was chic and cosmopolitan. Not only did he make the most successful British movie to date, but he also sparked a house price explosion in the trendy west London neighbourhood - and a tourist invasion as well. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— by Veronica Peerless HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:16:27       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON The entrance to Hugh Grant's bachelor pad in the film Notting Hill actually aelonged to director Richard Curtis. urtis auctioned the famous door for charity, but Hugh's bookshop is still there, at 142 Portobello Road - although it's now a furniture shop. Julia Roberts and Hugh also filmed outside the Ritz, in the fancy restaurant Nobu and at Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Hollyoaks 473 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 (eletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:16:11       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON It's now easier than ever to film in London and there is an average of 27 crews film on its streets every day. Seeking out film locations in the capital is a favourite pastime among tourists, so much so that there are books and websites and even taxi tours devoted to the subject. So, to celebrate the screening of Notting Hill, filmed in the Big Smoke, here are our top location tips. ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Let Channel 4 entertain you 440 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:14:13       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON At this festive time of year, be sure to take in some of the places featured in Love, Actually. Get into a Christmas mood under the festive lights of Piccadilly Circus and Regent Street or skate at the ice rink at Somerset House. You could pop into Selfridges (minus the obsequious assistant played by Rowan Atkinson), or stroll along the South Bank and around Canary Wharf. ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Rich & Judy 454 Total Entertainment 300 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:17:21       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON If you fancy yourself as the next 007, you could emulate the high-speed river chase in The World Is Not Enough. We can't promise a power boat, but you could take a trip from Westminster to Greenwich and the Millennium Dome. Sliding Dooors, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, also took in some great locations - Bertorelli's in Charlotte Street, the Blue Anchor pub in Hammersmith and the Albert Bridge. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Sport on 4 430 Factual shows 420 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:12:40       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON One woman doing her bit for London tourism is everyone's favourite singleton, Bridget Jones. She lives above the Globe Pub near Borough Market in SE1, buys her underwear at Rigby & Peller on Conduit Street and drinks too much Chardonnay at the trendy Light Bar in Shoreditch. Her two suitors, Darcy and Cleaver, fight for her affections in the Italian fountains in Kensington Gardens. ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Check out these forthcoming films 461 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:10:12       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON If you're seeking out film locations, ae sure to let your imagination be stretched a little. When Bridget Jones, for example, finally kissed Mark Darcy in the first film, she was supposed to be outside her flat near Borough Market. The scene was actually shot (complete with fake snow) outside the Royal Exchange, several miles away from Borough. The girl sure can run fast! ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— T4 latest 470 TV Plus 130 HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema
P463 Teletext on 4 463 Dec11 23:18:00       ——————————————————————————————————————— LOCATION LONDON There are, of course, some film locations that you'll never find. If you're looking for the entrance to Q's secret lab in Tomorrow Never Dies you'll be out of luck. And many a Harry Potter fan has been disappointed to find platform 9} at King's Cross St Pancras was actually old Platform 4. Still, there's now a 9} sign now where you can have your photo taken at least! Notting Hill, Dec 11, 9.30pm ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— channel4guide@teletext.co.uk HELP OTHERS — COMMUNITY NEWS p147 T4 TV today Entertainment Cinema