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Oakwell in the movies


Based on the best selling novel by Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell was filmed at a number of locations for the BBC which included Oakwell in February 2014. The images above show the BBC at work on this programme. 


Other film appearances include:

  • Anne Boleyn (2021)
  • Gunpowder (2017)
  • Gentleman Jack (2015 onwards)
  • Most Haunted (2015, season 16, episode 8)
  • The passing of sorrow (2013)
  • The secret diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
  • Wuthering Heights (2009)

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