Filming at House of Commons for new film Suffragette

The House of Commons will features in the new film Suffragette. It's the first time there's been commercial filming in the House.

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.

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