As an established filming and recording venue, Ely Cathedral is favoured by producers, artists and film & television companies alike. Regarded by the industry a ‘film friendly’ location, we have experience in large productions with a cast & crew of over 500, to accommodating smaller recordings for TV.
Previous filming at Ely has included Elizabeth: The Golden Age, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Crown, Macbeth, Jupiter Ascending and The King's Speech,
A full list of Ely Cathedral as a Film & TV location can be found on the IMDb - The Internet Movie Database
TV productions include a series of Flog It!, Escape to the Country, Country File, Great Canal Journeys, The Choir, The One Show and Saturday Kitchen. The building itself predominately featured in two highly acclaimed television series How Britain was Built and The Normans.
In 2009, the Cathedral was chosen as the location to host a special, BAFTA event celebrating the film career of Michael Palin in BAFTA presents Michael Palin: A Life in Pictures.