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That's A Wrap! First Photos Of Isle Of Wight Series The Beast Must Die

Cush Jumbo and Jared Harris. (C) Gareth Gatrell/BritBox/PA.

Days after TV series The Beast Must Die wrapped up filming on the Isle of Wight, the first official photos of the BritBox drama have been released.

During production, the show visited a total of 69 Isle of Wight locations - including Ryde, East Cowes, Freshwater and Yarmouth.

It also saw hundred of Islanders bag a role as extras, courtesy of the Island People Agency. 


Cush Jumbo OBE. (C) Gareth Gatrell/BritBox/PA.

In line with coronavirus regulations, more than 5,000 lab tests were used on 190 members of cast and crew (in addition to testing around 700 supporting artists).

Crew members filmed more than 600 hours across the 61 day shoot, of which nine were at sea.


(C) Gareth Gatrell/BritBox/PA.

The Beast Must Die, a five-part revenge thriller, tells the story of a grieving mother who infiltrates the life of the man she believes killed her son.


Jared Harris. (C) Gareth Gatrell/BritBox/PA.

The stellar cast includes Bafta, Golden Globe & Emmy nominated Jared Harris (Chernobyl, The Crown, Mad Men) and Cush Jumbo OBE (pictured in Ryde with Islander Christopher Jackson, below).

TV series The Beast Must Die has been filming in Ryde today (Friday). 🎬🎬 Christopher was lucky enough to get a picture with one of the main stars - Cush Jumbo OBE. 📸

Posted by Isle of Wight Radio on Friday, November 13, 2020


The show finished filming on Saturday (14) - and is due to be released exclusively on BritBox UK in 2021. 

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