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WPC 56

BBC Drama following WPC Gina Dawson, the first woman police constable to serve in her West Midlands hometown in 1956. 

Series 1, 2 & 3 have been filmed at BCLM and it is not only gaining viewers around the UK but around the globe.

BBC spokeswoman Becky Jones-Owen said:“The Americans also love those nostalgic shots of what they think of as  typically British scenery. The Black Country Museum really sets the scene for the series. It’s fantastic that it’s doing so well outside the UK as well as at home.”

See the exciting stunts from behind the scenes' at BCLM

A Sneak Peek behind the scenes at BCLM from Native Monster:


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  Mar 9 2015

2 shows I've seen today were filmed at @BCLivingMuseum - #WPC56 & #ArthurAndGeorge & it's looking mighty fine too! #blackcountryandproud

great to see our fantastic local attractions making the news and filming


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By 1846, steam engine design had developed so fast that the engine fitted to the SS Great Britain was capable of 1000 horsepower.



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