Film Maps

By Rob Last edited 167 months ago
Film Maps

Visit London ("London's official website" apparently....pfff, yeah right) are now offering a "a movie map" based on the film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.

The map is designed to "pinpoint the hang outs of the capital’s most famous singleton" and includes attractions such as Rigby & Peller on Conduit Street, the "ultra hip" Light bar in Shoreditch and the Italian fountains in Kensington Gardens.

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You can download it here (PDF file).

Londonist thinks Visit London might be missing a trick here. Previous 'film maps' have included Love Actually and Thunderbirds. Have these people no imagination?

What's wrong with sending tourists to some of the locations used in Gary Oldman's Nil By Mouth? And what about the Salisbury pub on Green Lanes (Fagan's pub in The Long Good Friday). And we're pretty sure you'd get hordes of American tourists wanting to see Alex's estate from A Clockwork Orange (actually Thamesmead South).

And Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket was shot entirely in South London. There's some great 'Nam style fields out there just begging to be turned into a tourist attraction.

Last Updated 25 November 2004