Where is ‘Red Rose’ filmed? What you should know about the UK series

(L-R) Rochelle (Isis Hainsworth) and Wren (Amelia Clarkson)

Source: BBC Three

Katherine Stinson - Author

Spoiler alert! This article contains plot details for Red rose on Netflix.

In a true modern twist, a group of teenagers in the north of England are terrorized by a mysterious app called Red Rose in the hit BBC Three series, also titled Red rose.

Season 1 of Red rose is now available to stream in the US on Netflix.

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That’s how it went Red rose Was it actually filmed in the North of England, or was the series filmed elsewhere?

This is what we know about where Red rose was shot.

The cast of 'Red Rose'
Source: BBC Three

Living in the digital age can be deadly.

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Where is the BBC Three series ‘Red Rose’ filmed?

The peaceful UK town of Bolton is where the stage is set for the horror that the Red Rose app unleashes on a group of innocent teenagers. According to the IMDb page for Red rosethe series was also filmed in Bolton.

Some of the more specific Red rose Filming locations in Bolton were Bolton Town Hall, Bolton Magistrates Court and Farnworth, a town located in Bolton.

The first episode of Red rose Season 1 also gives us a big, anvil-sized clue to where our heroes are, captioned “It’s Grim Up North.”

all in the Red rose The cast also have the standard North British accent (think Ygritte in game of Thrones when he says his famous line, “You don’t know anything, Jon Snow”).

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Where is Bolton in relation to London?

Fellow Yankees, we’re going on a four-hour cross-country road trip in the UK, because that’s exactly how long it takes to get from Bolton to London.

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Bolton is in the Greater Manchester region of the United Kingdom, so if you’re traveling from Bolton as your starting point to the UK capital, you’re heading south, as Bolton is in the northernmost regions of the lively England.

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Season 2 of ‘Red Rose’ could be filming in Japan.

without spoiling too much Red rose Season 1 (it’s currently in the Top 10 shows on Netflix for a reason, go watch it if you’re a horror buff!) The show’s first season finale definitely leaves the door open for a Red rose Season 2.

Several loose ends are tied up in the Red rose The season 1 finale, including the origin of the Red Rose app and the mysterious “Gardener” behind the chaos. However, the show never gives viewers clear answers to the “Gardener’s” motive for taunting teenagers to death.

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Adding another layer of horror to Red rose? The first season ends with a new group of teenagers in Japan discovering the app for the first time. Maybe this will be an inspiration for all of us to unplug and do a complete digital detox! (Who needs apps anyway, besides the ones for restaurants?)

you can broadcast Red rose Season 1 on Netflix now.


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