Downton Abbey team to film new ITV drama in the North East

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Production has just begun on Julian Fellowes’ new 6-part drama for ITV and Epix.

Belgravia is produced by Carnival Films, the makers of Downton Abbey, with filming locations in Northumberland, Edinburgh, Bath and London.

It will tell the story of secrets and scandals in London society in the 19th century.

Fellowes has adapted his bestselling novel for the screen; John Alexander (Sense & Sensibility, Trust Me) will direct all episodes with Colin Wratten (Killing Eve) producing.

The cast includes Tamsin Greig (Episodes), Philip Glenister (Mad Dogs), Harriet Walter (The Crown), Alice Eve (She’s Out Of My League), Tara Fitzgerald (Game of Thrones), Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children), Richard Goulding (The Windsors), James Fleet (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Adam James (Band of Brothers), Paul Ritter (Friday Night Dinner) and Saskia Reeves (Luther).

The series has been commissioned for ITV by Head of Drama, Polly Hill.