Bracknell Forest is a sought after location for film production crews to shoot silver screen blockbusters and even TV series.

But do you know just how much Bracknell has been on the big screen? 

It's exciting when you're watching film or TV series and spot your home town in the background.

Two Harry Potter films have been shot in the borough - one in Martin’s Heron, and one in Swinley Forest.

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And most recently it was reported that Disney's new Cruella film was also filmed in Bracknell town centre.

So here are all of the times Bracknell Forest has featured in films.

Unforgotten, ITV - 2020

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Production crews with cameras set up their filming location in Town Square in Bracknell Town Centre for an ITV drama last year, February.

Unforgotten follows the journey of DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan as they discover a dismembered body in a scrap metal yard, which the team believe has been stored in a domestic freezer for thirty years.

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Netflix, The Witcher - 2020

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Filming for a second series of The Witcher on Netflix was rumoured to be filming in Swinley Forest, Bracknell in December 2020.

Production crews were spotted by a resident passing on the land belonging to The Crown Estate.

Disney's new Cruella film 2019/2020

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Camera crews were spotted last year in Bracknell, the same time a police station set up appeared outside Easthamsptead House.

A member of staff who works inside Easthamsptead House, said at the time: "I work in the building. Disney are filming the live-action Cruella film in the reception for the next month."

Broadchurch - 2014

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Popular crime drama Broadchurch took advantage of Bracknell Forest to shoot footage for the show’s second series in 2014.

Fan favourites David Tennant and Olivia Coleman were reportedly spotted when crews took to Jennett’s Park and the John Nike leisure complex.

Semi-detached - 2019

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Bristol Television & Film Services crews were seen parked up in Waitrose's car park in October, 2019.

A nearby house in Fraser Mead, Sandhurst was being used as a film set for the show Semi-Detached, starring Lee Mack.

Six episodes were being filmed there and each will follow his hectic life, dealing with his chaotic family and living across the cul-de-sac from his ex-wife.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Picket Post Close in Martins Heron became famous for being 4 Privet Drive in the first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

In the film, a parliament of owls gathers at the house to deliver Harry's letter from Hogwarts. 

Deathly Hallows Part One 

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The magical Swinley Forest was used in Deathly Hallows part one and is easily recognisable in the movie.

Hanna Amazon Prime Show

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Can you guess the opening shot of Hanna Season 2?

The iconic Coppid Beech Hotel in Bracknell made an appearance on the show as the first opening scene to Season 2.

Can you think of more films and TV series which were filmed in Bracknell?