Joe This Is England TV Updates
8 September 2014   No Comments

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 – Back in 2006 up and coming Uttoxeter-born director Shane Meadows (Dead Mans Shoes) began working on a low-budget British movie centring around the skinhead subculture in the aftermath of the Falklands War in the early 80’s. Based on his own childhood experiences during the time, the movie struck a delicate and poignant chord in the UK and helped launch the careers of young British actors including Vicky McClure (Line Of Duty, Broadchurch), Thomas Turgoose (Eden Lake), Joe Gilgun (Pride) and Jack O’Connell (Starred Up). It was hailed by many critics as one of the best British movies of the decade and in 2008 it won the Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film at the BAFTAs. It spawned two very successful TV miniseries – This Is England ’86 and This Is England ’88 – with a third instalment on the horizon.

After almost three years of waiting it now looks like This Is England ’90 finally has it’s shooting date. Last week announced via Twitter that the show would begin filming “in September in and around Sheffield”. This was then confirmed by Thomas Turgoose yesterday, who clarified that he will begin shooting this Saturday…