The films that made Leeds and Yorkshire big news on the big screen

yorkshire’s stunning scenery and imposing cities have played starring roles in some of the UK’s best-loved films.

The Damned United.
The Damned United.

Here are 12 of the most memorable movies that have their very own cinematic claim for fame for Leeds and the rest of the county.

The Damned United - Leeds.

The Railway Children – The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

Calendar Girls.

The Full Monty – Sheffield.

Calendar Girls – Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales.

This Sporting Life – Wakefield.

Billy Liar – Bradford.

Little Voice.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Goathland Station, North York Moors.

Little Voice – Scarborough.

Chariots of Fire – Harrogate.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – Aysgarth Falls, Yorkshire Dales.


Tyrannosaur – Leeds.

Brassed Off – Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Halifax.