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..the domed entrance ceiling on the way into The Painted Hall – Old Royal Naval College – Greenwich UK

The site is regularly used for filming television programmes, television advertisements, and feature films. Productions have included Patriot Games, where an attack on a fictional royal family member, Lord Holmes, was filmed, as well as Shanghai Knights, and a 2006 television advertisement campaign for the British food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer. Other films include Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Madness of King George, The Mummy Returns, The Avengers (1998) and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001).

More recent filming has included BBC television’s spy-drama Spooks and the dramatisation of Little Dorrit, David Cronenberg’s film Eastern Promises, The Golden Compass, the film adaptation of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights novel and The Wolf Man, a remake of the1941 film of the same name. There was extensive use of the site in the filming of Amazing Grace and Gulliver’s Travels and it was used in The King’s Speech. In September 2010, the fourth instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was filmed, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, where the interior would portray St. James’ Palace and the street running through the centre of the site sets the scene for a coach chase.

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  • richard  webb
    richard webbover 3 years ago

    i reconise this , i grew up in greenwich ,,, nice one

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Great capture of the ornate Hall !
    Looks like you may have had to lie down on the floor …. ?

  • correct!!! I’m too old for this Trish!!!.. LOL – getting up took me FOREVER!!!

    – a~m .

  • DeborahZaragoza
    DeborahZaragozaover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your Morning Feature!


  • MuscularTeeth
    MuscularTeethover 3 years ago


  • Dave Godden
    Dave Goddenover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature 17/06/11

  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonover 3 years ago

  • ambient-1
    ambient-1over 3 years ago

    Great shot!

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