Dirk Gently (BBC Four)

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Production Company: ITV Studios / The Welded Tandem Picture Company
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Writer(s): Howard Overman, Matt Jones, Jamie Mathieson
  • Director(s): Damon Thomas, Tom Shankland
  • Producer(s): Chris Carey

BBC comedy detective drama series, based on the Douglas Adams novels, starring Stephen Mangan and Helen Baxendale. Filmed at The Bottle Yard Studios in 2010.

Whilst supposedly set in London, the series was actually entirely filmed in and around Bristol. Shoot locations included the Guildhall, St. Thomas Street and Greenbank, as well as The Bottle Yard’s Area M2 in the Main Warehouse where ‘Dirk’s office’ set build was created.