Where was Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell filmed? – BBC TV Filming Locations

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell BBC Filming Locations: 2015 fantasy TV series starring Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel.

Where was Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell filmed for BBC?

Getting underway in late 2013, filming for the Strange & Norrell television series took place at locations in Yorkshire, England, plus Croatia and chilly Canada. Lets take a more detailed look at the specific sites and buildings used to film the show:

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Filming Locations - Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

Yorkshire Filming locations

Wentworth Woodhouse – Much of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell was shot in this South Yorkshire country house, situated in the village of Wentworth, near Rotherham. As well as being used to shoot many different scenes, according to The Guardian, part of this Grade I listed building was used by production crews to recreate the House of Commons. Comprising of well over 300 rooms, the house alone boasts a footprint of more than 2.5 acres.

York Minster – As you can see pictured below, filming also took part inside the cathedral of York. This Gothic-style church that we see today took over 250 years to build, finally being completed in 1472.

Filming inside York Minster Cathedral - Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

Filming inside York Minster Cathedral – Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

According to Screen Yorkshire, other Strange and Norrell filming locations in the county included Lady Peckett’s Yard, The Shambles, St Williams College and Newburgh Priory in York, plus Kirkstall Abbey monastery and Temple Newsam House & Farm in Leeds.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell BBC filming also took place outside the UK in the Canadian province of Quebec and the European country of Croatia.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Behind the scenes filming: Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

Behind the scenes filming: Image Credit: BBC/JSMN Ltd/Matt Squire

Set in England during the Napoleonic Wars, this 2015 fantasy-drama stars Bertie Carvel as Jonathan Strange and Eddie Marsan as Mr Norrell. Other key BBC cast members include Charlotte Riley, Ariyon Bakare and Marc Warren.

Episode 1 of this seven-part TV series will premiere in the UK during May of 2015, while broadcasting later in the year on BBC America in the US and on Space in Canada.

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