Stephen Fry is possibly Norfolk’s most famous celebrity after Nelson, so when he was approached to be the star of new comedy-drama Kingdom, it was perhaps only natural that it was set in a Norfolk village. Filming took place primarily in Swaffham, but also Holkham, Dereham, Hunstanton and Thetford. The show ran for three series, gaining an audience of six million, but ITV chose not to renew it for a fourth run, citing budget cuts as a reason.

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