The Trial of Christine Keeler

Six part drama taking a fresh look at the 1960s ‘Profumo Affair’, starring Sophie Cookson, James Norton, Ellie Bamber, Ben Miles and Emilia Fox.

Filmed for 17 weeks in Bristol from Dec 2018 to Apr 2019, with full production based at The Bottle Yard Studios which accommodated purpose-built sets housed in 15,000 sq ft of space, including interiors of Wimpole Mews (Stephen Ward’s home) and Marylebone Police Station.

Bristol Film Office assisted filming at more than 10 locations around the city, recreating 1960s London at Central Library (which doubled for Marylebone Police Station), offices above St Nicholas’ Market (War Office and MI5), Wills Memorial Building (House of Commons) and Lord Mayor’s Mansion House (Mayfair restaurant and hotel room). St Paul’s doubled for Notting Hill and other locations included Goldney Hall, City Hall, Caledonia Place, Berkley Square, Corn Street, Small Street and Broad Street.


  • Format: TV

  • Genre: Drama, Fact-based

  • Released: 2019

  • Channel: BBC One

  • Production companies: Ecosse Films, Great Meadow Productions

  • Writer: Amanda Coe

  • Director: Andrea Harkin

  • Producer: Rebecca Ferguson