Leonardo (TV Series)
Role: Ludovico Sforza
Start: 02 Dec 2019 - April 2020 Italy
Made in Italy aka The Long Way Round
Role: Director & Screenplay Writer
Start: 01 May - 10 June 2019 Tuscany
Release: 07 Aug 2020 On-Demand, Cinemas that are open and Drive-Ins
The Hot Zone (TV mini series)
Role: Trevor Rhodes
Start: 13 Sep - 21 Dec 2018 TO/S.Africa
Release: 27-29 May 2019 NAT GEO 9/8C
Role: Edwin Jarvis
Start: 10 Aug 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
Release: 26 April 2019 worldwide
The Rook (TV Series)
Role: Dr. Andrew Bristol
Start: 19 Jul - 21 Sep 2018 London
Release: 30 June - 18 Aug 2019 STARZ
Role: Captain Drey
Start: 15 June - 02 July 2018 Wales
Release: 02 April 2020 Netherlands
Kevin (Probably) Saves The World: #1.12
Role: English Muffin (voice)
Release: 16 Jan 2018 (ABC)
Homeland Season 07 (TV series)
Role: Thomas Anson
Start: 17 Nov 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
Release: 11 Feb 2018 (SHO)
Das Boot (TV series)
Role: Philip Sinclair
Start: 31 Aug 2017 - 18 Feb 2018
Release: 23 Nov 2018 on SKY (Germany)
Role: Adam Bird
Start: 12 June - 09 July 2017 Vilnius
Release: 25 Sept 2020 Theatres, Digital, On-Demand
Start: 17 May - 08 June 2017
Release: 14 May 2019
Role: Colonel Winnant
Start: 23 May - 02 Sept 2016
Release: May 2017
Chicken/Egg (short film)
Director & Screenwriter
Start: April 2016
Release: Feb 2017 Film Festivals
Enemy of Man
Hoping to shoot at the end of 2019
Shooting: Summer 2019 Belgium
The Last Draw of Jack of Hearts
Role: attached with Josh Hartnett
No Man's Land
Role: attached with Bart Ruspoli directing
Egregor (Also called The Last Egregor)
Role: attached (unconfirmed) with Franziska Petri
Production: 22 March 2017 - Winter 2018 Ukraine
Release: France Ukraine Canada
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Broadchurch stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman gush about returning to film in Dorset
The Doctor Who actor reveals the Jurassic cliffs, the police station & "other locations audiences have seen before" will feature in series Two
By Radio Times Staff
Friday 19 December 2014 at 11:30AM
Dorset's West Bay is inextricably linked with Broadchurch, providing the filming location for ITV's hit whodunit. "We always enjoy coming back here," explains Doctor Who actor David Tennant.
Tennant starred as DI Alec Hardy alongside Olivia Colman as DS Ellie Miller in the award-winning first series which saw the duo investigate the murder of 11-year-old local boy Danny Latimer, whose body is found on the beach during episode one. This summer, the pair returned to the south coast to film the eagerly-awaited second series.
"West Bay is the location that everyone recognises – the Jurassic cliffs still feature prominently in season two," explains Tennant to the Dorset Echo. "We’ll see the police station again and other locations audiences have seen before."
All the beach and water scenes in the new episodes have been filmed in Dorset, while most interiors were filmed in studios in London and Bristol.
Olivia Colman adds that filming back in West Bay was like going on a "childhood holiday".
“The people are incredibly nice considering we must turn it upside down for them, but they welcomed us back.”
New additions to the Broadchurch cast include Stardust Memories actress Charlotte Rampling, Secrets & Lies star Jean-Baptiste, Torchwood's Eve Myles and Cloud Atlas actor James D'Arcy, all of whom loved their new working environment.
Rampling says filming in West Bay was "the best of times". The production team were lucky enough to catch one of the hottest summers on record in England, perfect for capturing the glorious Jurassic World Heritage Site. "I find it an extraordinary coastline. Very inspiring country and a beautiful part of England."
Myles has plans to take her kids on holiday to Dorset in the future. "It's two hours from my house door-to-door, I'll be going there a lot more," she says. "I was spotting out places to take the children next summer. It's beautiful."
Since Broadchurch hit our screens in 2013, West Bay and the nearby town of Bridport has seen a huge uplift in visitors. Fans of the show come to take pictures outside the newsagents where DI Hardy spoke to suspect Jack Marshall, the main shopping street we see Mark Latimer walk along on his way to work and the pretty Methodist chapel, which doubles as the Sea Brigade Hall in the series.
'[It was] a joy to go to work every morning in one of the most beautiful places in England," says D'Arcy.
Meanwhile, Jean-Baptiste took the opportunity to do some scenic art, while filming in Dorset's stunning surroundings: “I did some drawing in West Bay, even brought my watercolours, which is harder, but the light is so gorgeous."