EastEnders filming at Orton Mere. Photo: Andy Taylor
But the hit BBC soap is far from the first major TV show or Hollywood blockbuster to have been filmed in the city.
BBC Question Time has been filmed at the KingsGate Centre. David Dimbleby and Piers Morgan were on the panel on this occasion Pierce Brosnan spent several weeks at the old British Sugar factory in 1995 as he filmed the train crash sequences for his first outing as James Bond in Goldeneye (photo: UGC) In 2008 Peter O'Toole starred in the movie "My talks with Dean Spanley" filmed at Peckover House in Wisbech George C Scott visited Peterborough city centre as part of his Oscar-winning turn in the Second World War drama Paton Casualty filming at Nene Valley Railway, Wansford, in 2003 Bargain Hunt was filmed at the East of England showground antiques fair. Pictured are the "blue" team in action Stamford's Burghley House has appeared in several films and TV series. In 2006 scenes from The Da Vinci Code were secretly shot over five weeks 50 Years of James Bond was celebrated by The One Show at Nene Valley Railway with a visit by presenter Angelica Bell trying a Bond girl stunt Lee Marvin found himself living out of a caravan in Ferry Meadows during the making of the Dirty Dozen 2 David Dickinson's Real Deal visited Peterborough Cathedral to film BBC filimg part of an episode of Casualty on the railway track by Yarwell train station in 2011 Tom Cruise ran along the wing of an A400 airplane before it took off from RAF Wittering in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. Photo: Christian Black, Paramount Roger Moore filmed 007 scenes at Nene Valley for the making of Octopussy Stamford was chosen for the adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, featuring Keira Knightley Filming of EastEnders at Orton Mere. Photo: Paul Ritchie