Where did they film the desert scenes in Around the World in 80 Days?
South Africa Cape Town is rumoured to be the main filming locations but pictures also suggest that the cast and crew headed out into the desert to film some scenes. A train shown in the trailer bares resemblance to those used in South Africa in the 19th century.
Where is PBS Around the World in 80 Days filmed?
Cast and crew discuss shooting the series in South Africa and Romania, and the scale and detail of the sets.
Where was the island in Around the World in 80 Days?
Pitcairn Island is a location in 80 Days. It is situated in the southern Pacific Ocean. Pitcairn Island was once settled solely by the survivors of a shipwrecked mutiny of HMS Bounty.
Where was Fogg filmed?
Filmed on location in South Africa and Romania the much-anticipated eight-part adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic adventure, Around The World In 80 Days stars multi-award winning actor David Tennant as literature’s greatest explorer, Phileas Fogg.
Where was the beach in Around the World in 80 Days?
The sandstorm scenes in episode three were filmed among the Atlantis sand dunes, situated up the west coast of South Africa.
Is Phileas Fogg real?
While the original novel is a work of fiction, its protagonist Phileas Fogg was actually partially inspired by real-life adventurer William Perry Fogg. American adventurer and author Fogg was born in 1826 and worked as a seller of chinaware before embarking on his famous travels from 1868.
Where was the beach scene in Around the World in 80 Days?
Also south of Cape Town is Episode 6’s desert island, filmed at Kogel Bay Beach – though again this was created with a little camera trickery. ‘We managed to tie together a little beach with beautiful boulders alongside another beach with a beautiful cave to create the island,’ explains location manager Katy Fyfe.
Where is BBC around the world?
It was produced in the UK, France and South Africa, with filming also taking place in Romania.
Which beach was Around the World in 80 Days filmed?
Also south of Cape Town is Episode 6’s desert island, filmed at Kogel Bay Beach – though again this was created with a little camera trickery.
Who died while filming Around the World in 80 Days?
Episode 7 of the BBC drama Around the World in 80 Days, which he directed, is dedicated to his memory. On 26 April 2021, Beeson died of a heart attack.
Who died during the filming of Around the World in 80 Days?
Charles passed away after suffering a heart attack in April 2021 aged 64, and the news of his death was announced on Twitter by the actor Jim Beaver, who worked with the director on Supernatural. “RIP my great friend Charles Beeson. A sweeter and more gently gregarious fellow you couldn’t meet.”