£750,000 For 'creative London'

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has visited Ealing Studios to announce a £750,000 investment in London's creative industries. Scenes from hit ITV drama Downton Abbey are filmed at the studios as well as blockbuster films such as Bond.

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Boris Johnson on film directing: 'Oh my god that's fantastic'

Boris Johnson has announced £750,000 worth of investment in London's TV and film industry.

Speaking at the Ealing Studios, where Downton Abbey is filmed, the Mayor said it would help create 1,000 jobs and bring work to the capital's creative companies.

He also tried his hand at directing an animation scene in the special effects studio which he excitedly described as 'oh my god that's fantastic'.

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