Gaddesden Place is regularly used as a background for TV, film and photography work. One of the earliest known films using this as a location was Fanny by Gaslight with James Mason, filmed here in 1944. Gaddesden Place has been used as a location for: Gothic by directed Ken Russell Lair of the White Worm directed by Ken Russell A Kiss Before Dying Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love music video. Episodes of Jeeves and Wooster, Foyle’s War, Spooks, Hustle, Bremner, Bird & Fortune, Little Britain, and Marks & Spencer TV ads. Some recent productions; Blake (musicians) video and CD album photographs Chuckle Brothers Christmas show (BBC) OK and Hello magazine Vogue magazine with Kate Moss, and Absolutely Fashion BBC documentary. The Legend of Tarzan, Hollywood film with Samuel L Jackson and Jim Broadbent. •  The Children Act movie with Emma Thompson (in production) Bounty Hunters, Sky TV comedey drama with Jack Whitehall. The Current War film with Benedict Cumberbatch to be released in 2018. Slaughthouse Rulez, film with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Michael Sheen, to be released in 2018. Perhaps surprisingly the house is often used as a 10 Downing Street location because of the similarity between the entrance halls, and our drawing room and the cabinet room in Downing Street. We don’t have a black front door though. The Tarzan scenes in the Downing Street Cabinet room are shot here. Here’s a longer list of films shot at Gaddesden Place. To find out more about using Gaddesden Place for film, TV or photography work please use the form on the Contact page. Set in the rolling countryside of the edge of Chiltern hills north of London, it has views over Gade valley. We do not do Weddings or Conference events at the house.
+ Gaddesden Place from across the Gade valley +
The house from across the valley. Click to enlarge
Kate Moss from BBC Absolutely Fashion TV programme
Drawing Room dressed for BBC’s drama ‘Emma’.
Drawing Room dressed as Downing Street Cabinet room for Tarzan film.