Sandbanks beach, Dorset

Dorset has recently been a popular destination for films and TV series like Ammonite, Dunkirk, Broadchurch and Wolf Hall, just to name a few. But according to DorsetLive, 2021 added another notable show to the long list of productions taking place in the beautiful county along the English Channel: Netflix’s The Sandman.

In late March 2021, Sandbanks beach was partially closed off for filming and locals spotted 130 extras taking part in the production of the streaming series. In a Freedom of Information request, the Dorset Council confirmed that filming was for the highly anticipated adaption of Neil Gaiman’s graphic novels from 1989 to 1996.

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