A new prime-time drama hits our screens this week – with many of the scenes shot in York.
Girlfriends is the latest series from acclaimed screenwriter Kay Mellor.
It tells the story of Linda, Sue and Gail as they struggle with the changes that come with being a modern woman of a certain age.
Starring Blackadder‘s Miranda Richardson, Zoë Wanamaker, Phyllis Logan and Anthony Head from Buffy The Vampire Slayer, the six-parter was also shot in Leeds and Harrogate.
But the series does take one big liberty that will have all York viewers spitting out their tea…
One of the great enjoyments of watching a show filmed in your home town is spotting where certain scenes were filmed.
YorkMix was on hand to capture filming at the Cosy Club restaurant on Fossgate, in Monk Bar car park and Monkgate in July.
But an eagle-eyed telly critic has spotted one of the flaws in the programme – how easy it seems to park in York.
In the latest issue of the Radio Times, its TV editor Alison Graham reveals all.
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