AND …ACTION!: Ballymena becomes film location for ‘Awakenings’

Filming was taking place at High Street in Ballymena. Pictures: Jackson Minford.

FILMING for BBC production ‘Awakenings’ began in Ballymena on Monday.

The arrival of a huge fleet of trucks at the Ballymoney Road carpark over the weekend had created a real Hollywood buzz.

And today filming was taking place in and around the High Street and Springwell Street areas.

A building at High Street was turned into a solicitor’s office with the name ‘Donleavy & Company Solicitors’ above the door.

It is a docu-drama for BBC called ‘Awakenings’.

 

It it understood it explores issues around women’s rights.

The show is believed to be based on true stories that have been adapted for screen.

 

Leave a reply