Project Description

The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (ITV)

  • Channel: ITV
  • Production Company: Carnival Films
  • Genre: Drama
  • Writer: Peter Morgan
  • Director: Roger Michell
  • Producer: Kevin Loader

BAFTA award-winning ITV drama starring Jason Watkins, based on the true story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was wrongfully accused of murdering 25 year-old landscape architect Joanna Yeates.  Filmed at The Bottle Yard Studios and on location across Bristol in late 2013.

The team recreated the interior of Jefferies’ flat and the police interview room in Tank House 2. Based from our production offices, filming also took place at locations across Bristol including Clifton Village (Boyce’s Avenue, Princess Victoria Street, Gloucester Row, Royal York Crescent, Victoria Square, Clifton Down/Observatory Hill), Clifton Triangle and Small Street/Broad Quay.

Bristol Film Office assisted with everything from filming permits to crew, and liaised with local residents and businesses about the sensitive nature of the production.

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