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Culture

Jack The Ripper stalks Vilnius as filming begins in Lithuania

Vilnius has been picked as the backdrop for one of the best-known serial killer stories set in the 1880s London. […]

On set of the BBC's War and Peace
Culture

War and Peace tourist trail launches in Vilnius

A new War and Peace tourist trail will be launched in Vilnius today taking tourists on a tour of where the BBC’s War and Peace series was filmed in Lithuania’s capital. […]

The shooting of BBC's War & Peace in Vilnius
Culture

Lithuania named in top 5 film locations by ‘Hollywood bible’

Lithuania has been named as one of the top five locations for filming of Hollywood blockbusters in Europe by the US film industry bible, the Hollywood Reporter. […]

Tom Harper (director) & Tuppence Middleton as Helene Kuragin
Culture

War and Peace director Tom Harper: ‘I felt like an army general myself, but with less severe consequences’

Tom Harper, director of the BBC‘s latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s epic War & Peace, returns to Vilnius, the backdrop of many of the series’ scenes, for the first screening in Lithuania. David van Roon of the Lithuania Tribune speaks with Harper about Lithuania’s most beautiful film locations, local cuisine and how directing an army of actors in a battle scene is not all that different from commanding an actual army. […]

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Economy

Tourist boost kicks off from BBC’s ‘War and Peace’ in Lithuania

The filming of War and Peace is already generating huge interest in visitor trips to Lithuania, with leading newspapers in the UK running features on how tourists can come to experience some of the locations from the blockbuster series. […]