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Films Future is an Enigma for Mick

A few months ago Mick Jagger produced his first feature film at Elstree Studios called Enigma, based upon the World War II codebreaking device. The movie stars Kate Winslet and…

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Studio’s booming marvellous

The company which took over Elstree Studios a year ago is now looking towards expansion because it is struggling to cope with the demand for filming facilities. Elstree Studios Ltd…

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Babe greets the Prince

Prince Charles’ visit to Elstree Studios on Friday is being hailed as a success by studios bosses. His Royal Highness officially opened the new sound stages at Elstree, the tallest…

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Its a wrap for the Studios Campaign

Ten years ago the production supervisor on Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Pat Carr, launched the Save Our Studios (SOS) campaign to fight plans to close Elstree Studios. Within…

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Gone but not forgotten

When showing younger official visitors around Elstree Studios, I tend to forget that many stars are only remembered by the generation who were cinema-goers in their era. For instance, I…

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Kens hard at work at Elstree

While escorting an American visitor around Elstree Studios, who should we bump into but Ken Branagh emerging from his dressing room. Our colonial cousin insisted on shaking his hand while…

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