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In Production? We are currently playing host to Cult Sci-Fi classic The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy, which is in the process of being brought back to life by filmmaking…

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Cannes trip a success

In May 2004 Julie Wicks, Laura Palmer and Tricia Newman represented the Studios at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. This year Elstree Studios joined Pinewood Shepperton, Ealing and 3 Mills…

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Big Brother is BACK

Now in its fifth series, Endemol has returned to the Studios with a rich mix of housemates. From gay men to post-op transgender Portuguese women, this years Big Brother has…

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Win a million…Easy

A father ?obsessed by trivia? has become the fourth contestant to scoop the jackpot on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Quiz champion Pat Gibson won the œ1million prize when…

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Heathy eating at Elstree

Recent reports in the national press suggest that BBC Elstree have recently opened a protein bar within their catering outlets to attract those staff currently following the Atkins Diet. Our…

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Hollywoods change of hearts

www.stalbansobserver.co.uk by Mark Edwards HOLLYWOOD is very much a moveable feast these days and currently film executives are setting the table in Hertfordshire. The county’s major film studios, Elstree and…

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Bad hair night

www.borehamwoodtimes.co.uk by Paul Welsh Elstree Studios continues to be busy and casting is underway on the film version of The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. So far one of the…

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Who wants to be an OBE

Elstree’s own Chris Tarrant has become an OBE in the Queens New Year Honours. Chris, who was honoured by the Queen for services to broadcasting and charity said that he…

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Millionaires Soccer Quiz

The Sun Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? bosses are secretly planning a series of football specials. They want fans to sit in the hotseat and fill the audience. They…

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