Film & TV Location Tour at the Old Royal Naval College
- Duration: 1 Hours (approx.)
- Location: London
- Product code: PSQA6A
Adults / Children (age 5 & above): £35
Join us in 1 hour for a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of Old Royal Naval College, which has been called “the most popular filming location in the world” (Empire Magazine).
From a starring role as Buckingham Palace in The Crown to 19th Century revolutionary Paris in Les Misérables, the Old Royal Naval College has provided the setting for some of the most memorable scenes in major international films and TV productions.
You will be guided through over 60 years of filming, both outside on iconic riverside grounds and inside the magnificent Painted Hall. Learn tricks of the trade, how the magic is made and some intriguing ‘behind the scenes’ tales.
You will find out:
The exact spot where Buckingham Palace was recreated for The Crown (2016 – present)
Who saved the world when in 2013 The Old Royal Naval College hosted a crashed spacecraft in a climactic battle scene
Which handsome couple waltzed the night away in the iconic scene from Indiscreet, filmed in the Painted Hall in 1958
The antics of Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011) and Emma Stone as Cruella in Disney’s 2021 delve into the villainess’ backstory
Where it was in the Painted Hall that Nigel Hawthorne became King George in The Madness of King George (1994) watched over by his forebear George I, depicted in the famous painting.