Lancashire's landscapes, industrial heritage and iconic landmarks make the region one of the most go to locations for many films and TV shows.

Richard Armitage, who is in this year's hit thriller Fool Me Once became a star overnight thanks to a drama filmed in Lancashire - North and South.

 With a key shoot in the series - an adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel of the same name  - taking place in Queen St Mill, Burnley.

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From Burnley to Bacup, here are 10 standouts of films and TV shows filmed in East Lancashire.

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  • Peaky Blinders

One of the most successful British TV shows of all time, the gangsters of Birmingham were filmed at Lee Quarry in Bacup and Beacon Fell in the Forest of Bowland.

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  • The King's Speech

The historical drama sees Colin Firth as the future King George VI, with some scenes shot at Queen Street Mill Textile Museum in Burnley.

  • A Kind of Loving

The British kitchen sink drama features scenes shot at Blackburn Royal Infirmary and Preston Bus Station.

  • Coronation Street

The world's longest running television soap is known for the streets of Manchester, but also has filming locations in Blackburn and Blackpool.

  • Kidnapping by Indians

Oldest film in this list, this silent short Western film was shot in Blackburn and is widely regarded as the first dramatic film of the hugely successful Western genre.

  • A Private Function

This British comedy starring Maggie Smith and Michael Palin focuses on a small Northern town where the citizens endure food rationing and had scenes filmed in Barnoldswick.

  • Waterloo Road

A drama series set in a comprehensive school that ran from 2006 to 2015, some scenes were filmed in Rossendale.

  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

A British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Month Python troupe, this film was partly shot in Colne.

  • There Was a Crooked Man

A British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, this movie was filmed in Darwen and based on the 1939 play The Golden Legend of Shults.

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  • Brassic

The series starring Michelle Keegan is filmed in and around East Lancashire.

Based on the ‘true-life’ misadventures of three-time BAFTA nominated lead actor and co-creator Joe Gilgun, the critically acclaimed Brassic has a signature blend of high comedy and emotional authenticity.

Filming took place in Bacup.