Edinburgh is reported to be the location for yet another major TV production, this time a BBC sitcom.
Says a report by Brian Ferguson in today's Scotsman newspaper: “BBC Three show Pram Face is being shot entirely in the capital and is already being compared to the hit series, Gavin and Stacey. The six-part series, currently being filmed in the upmarket Grange suburb, follows a pair of teenagers forced to grow up suddenly when one of them [Laura] falls pregnant after a drunken encounter at a party.”
Adds Ferguson:”Although not entirely set in Edinburgh, much of the plot unfolds when Laura is at Edinburgh University, where location filming got under way last week and is due to continue well into July. Pram Face is being shot in the city just months after actor Jason Isaacs filmed six-part drama series, Case Histories, in locations across the capital.
Ferguson quotes Ros Davis, spokeswoman for Edinburgh Film Focus, which helps attract television and film productions to the city, as saying: “The added benefit of attracting productions such as this is not only do they spend a lot of money while they are filming and employ local crew and services, but these productions will showcase locations and raise the profile of our beautiful city for years to come, both in the UK and internationally.”