Five BBC, ITV and Amazon shows filmed in Bristol you can binge-watch this weekend

Have some fun shouting out the Bristol locations while you watch these recent television shows

As we approach very rainy days, what’s better than snuggling up in front of the telly?

Recently, multiple TV-productions have been set to Bristol, and keen viewers can spot several Bristol locations in a number of TV-series now streaming.

Grab a blanket and see which familiar places stick out to you.

The Girl Before

The Girl Before features scenes in Redland and Queen Square. Ben Hardy, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Plummer and David Oyelowo at the premiere in December

Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ben Hardy and David Oyelowo, this is a psychological thriller in four parts.

PR executive Jane (Mbatha-Raw) gets the opportunity to move into a beautiful home designed by architect David (Oyelowo). To be able to live in the house, Jane must follow strict rules and she becomes increasingly curious to find out what happened to the previous tenant.

The series features locations such as Redland, Queen Square, St Nick’s Market and University of Bristol’s Badock Hall.

Where to watch: Catch all episodes on BBC iPlayer now.

Alex Rider Season 2

Otto Farrant as Alex Rider. Picture: PA Photo/Amazon Prime Video/ Eleventh Hour Films/Des Willie.

The series follows the story of teenager Alex, portrayed by Otto Farrant, working as a spy for MI6.

The series also stars Vicky McClure and Brenock O’Connor.

In the eight episodes, Bristol poses as London and you can spot locations such as UWE Bristol Business School, St Nick’s Market, Watershed, Ashton Gate Stadium, Catham School and Castle Park.

Where to watch: You can stream all episodes on Amazon Prime’s streaming service IMDb TV.

The Long Call

Investigator Matthew Venn is seen in Bristol locations including the Harbourside in The Long Call

The four-part drama murder mystery was shot in Bristol.

Investigator Matthew Venn, portrayed by Ben Aldridge, investigates in locations across the city, including Clifton, Leigh Woods, the Harbourside and Redfield. The series also stars Declan Bennett and Anita Dobson.

Where to watch: All episodes are now available on ITV hub


Celine Buckens plays a university student alongside Tracy Ifeachor

This five-part drama series follows Talitha Campbell, played by Celine Buckens, as she is arrested on the suspicion of murder.

Her solicitor Cleo Roberts, played by Tracy Ifeachor, struggles to defend Talitha as the case gains national attention.

The series shows Ashton Court, Bristol University, Berkeley Square and St George amongst many other Bristol locations.

Where to watch: All episodes are available on BBC iPlayer.

The Outlaws

The lorry in Bristol’s floating harbour

If you haven’t caught this dark comedy yet, now is the time.

As we wait patiently for season two, catch up on all six episodes as we follow a group doing community service in Bristol.

Members of the group discover a large bag of money and quickly realise they’re not the only ones after it.

The show is created by Bristolian Stephen Merchant, who stars in it alongside Christopher Walken, Eleanor Tomlinson and Gamba Cole. Season two is underway as was revealed when a lorry from the production fell into the harbour last year.

Where to watch: The series is available in full on BBC iPlayer.