From October 19 until October 24, the second series of The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses will be filmed in Wells, at Cathedral Green and Vicar’s close.
Based on the historical plays of Shakespeare, the series won a number of BAFTA’s including awards for Sound, Supporting Actor and Leading Actor.
Although the filming is confirmed, the BBC has given no statement on which actors will be in Wells. The series stars Benedict Cumberbatch as King Richard the Third, and the cast also includes Judi Dench, Hugh Bonneville and Michael Gambon.
Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott, who plays Moriarty, has joined the cast and may also be on set.