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Story Works Opens in London

The studio occupies the 22-acre site of the historic Mortlake Brewery in the heart of the city.

ASC Staff

(Photo by Nikki Holland, courtesy of The Story Works.)

British producers Simon Vaughan and Damian Keogh have announced The Story Works, a film and television studio built on the 22-acre site of the historic Mortlake Brewery, Upper Richmond Road, London SW14.

The studio’s founders also include independent U.S. studio Fifth Season (formerly Endeavor Content) and Kwame Kwei-Armah, the outgoing artistic director of The Young Vic.

The Story Works includes two soundstages — one 17,480 square feet, the other 8,120 square feet — as well as a 50,000-square-foot outdoor backlot, a covered workshop space and 20,000 square feet of supporting production offices and facilities. For two years the site hosted a large outdoor standing set of Victorian East London docks and backstreets for the upcoming Disney+ series A Thousand Blows.

The studio is a 25-minute drive from Heathrow Airport and a 20-minute train ride from London Waterloo station.

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