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The Prisoner  (1967-8)
Creator: Patrick McGoohan, Pat Jackson, Don Chaffey, David Tomblin
Cast: Patrick McGoohan, George Markstein, Angelo Muscat IMDB Database page about The Prisoner page about The Prisoner

Studio(s): - MGM Borehamwood

The production famously did a lot of location shooting at Sir William Clough-Ellis' Portmeirion estate in North Wales, over the course of a year. Patrick McGoohan was inspired to use the estate after filming Danger Man episodes there. 

MGM Borehamwood stages, including Stages 6 and 7, were used for interiors, and sometimes the MGM backlot village set was used as a stand-in for Portmeirion, to save travelling costs.

Photo below: Patrick McGoohan directs the final episode on one of the huge soundstages at MGM British Studios (courtesy Billy Casper)
Patrick McGoohan directing the final episode of The Prisoner on a soundstage at MGM British Studios
 

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The Prisoner - 1 - The Prisoner on the MGM Borehamwood Backlot
1 - The Prisoner on the MGM Borehamwood Backlot
 The Prisoner - 2 - Patrick McGoohan directs the final episode on one of the huge soundstages at MGM British Studios (courtesy Billy Casper)
2 - Patrick McGoohan directs the final episode on one of the huge soundstages at MGM British Studios (courtesy Billy Casper)
 



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