Photography & Filming

Photography & Filming

Crumlin Road Gaol provides a dramatic and authentic backdrop for filming & photography purposes. The refurbished Gaol Circle & C-Wing provide an architecturally stunning and historic space that is fitting for many projects.

We regularly host photo shoots, TV filming and music videos in the Gaol. bands and film crews, see some of the unique and recent projects at the Gaol below.

Contact our Events Team today to discuss your filming & photography requirements and receive a quotation.


Starred Up (2013)

Starred Up is an award winning 2013 British drama film directed by David Mackenzie. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.  Released UK wide in cinemas in  March 2014

LOVE/HATE – RTE (2014)

Scenes for Season 5 of RTE’s acclaimed gangster drama Love/Hate was filmed in the prison in 2014.


BBC The Sparticle Mystery (2014)

The Sparticle Mystery is a returning British science fiction television series written and created by Alison Hume and produced by Sparticles Productions for CBBC.



Kitchen Heroes – RTE (2015)
Donal Skehan prepares and serves his Irish feast for the latest series of ‘Kitchen Heroes’ in Crumlin Road Gaol
RTE Kitchen Hero Visits NI (3)


BBC Music Day – BBC (2015)

With it’s unique surroundings, the Gaol was the venue of choice to host the televised music event for BBC Music Day. Performers included Sir James Galway, the Ulster Orchestra, Villagers, Andrea Begley and the Belfast Community Gospel Choir.

bbc music day 2 bbc music day



The Jepettos music video (2014)

The Jepettos are an alternative folk band from Belfast and Derry, Northern Ireland

Hudson Taylor music video for ‘Weapons’ (2014)

Hudson Taylor are an Irish folk pop duo formed in 2011 and are currently signed to Polydor Records in the UK


Ulster Business Magazine Feature (2013)


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