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New movie filmed inside House of Commons

Suffragette filming at the Houses of Parliament Credit: UK Parliament/Steffan Hill

Filming has begun in the House of Commons for the new movie Suffragette. The film directed by Sarah Gavron stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff and Meryl Streep. It follows the story of one woman's fight for the right to vote.

First commercial filming inside the House of Commons Credit: UK Parliament/Steffan Hill

It's the first commercial filming that's been done at the House and it will serve as a pilot for any future filming proposals.