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Hit French TV drama shoots in Alderney

Hit French TV drama shoots in Alderney

Wednesday 19 April 2023

Hit French TV drama shoots in Alderney

Wednesday 19 April 2023

An episode of a French hit TV murder drama set in Alderney is due to air this summer.

Filming for 'Murder In...' took place in the streets of Alderney earlier this April.

The popular French show has eight seasons and averages four million viewers per episode. Each episode is based in a different location, with different directors and different cast members each time.

The Alderney-based episode, which is entitled 'Murder in Bayeaux', will be the 97th episode in the series.

The actors Sara Mortensen Ferrier, Camille Claris and Christine Hooper were on set for scenes shot in Braye Street, High Street and the Library.


Pictured: filming in the library with library volunteer Kate Russel, Anne-Isabelle Boulon, Sara Mortensen, and Annie Walters, also from the library.

"We have been working with Quad Drama since last August," said Anne-Isabelle Boulon of Visit Alderney, referring to the production company behind the drama.

"States Works were very helpful making the scenes for the shoots looking nice and tidy, including the bunting which was up early in Braye Street. The volunteers at the library are to be congratulated for their welcome for the crew, closing the library and dealing with all of the unexpected last-minute issues."

Visit Alderney liaised with Quad Drama to ensure the day-long shoot went well, which involved 15 crew members coming to the Island.

This is not the first time that murder-mystery fuelled drama has taken to the Channel Islands' shores, with Bergerac running for nine seasons. A reboot to the popular show, with filming to take place in Jersey, could still be on its way...

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