News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. It is based on a satirical novel, which centres on a British family who control one of the colony’s leading trading companies. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, The Singapore Grip wasn't actually filmed in Singapore, The Singapore Grip was filmed in Malaysia as Singapore is too built up, The mansions in the show were filmed in Kuala Lumpur, Trailer for new period drama The Singapore Grip, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). The production company Mammoth Screen approached Christopher Hampton to write the screenplay. Where was ITV’s The Singapore Grip filmed?
For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. "A lot of the old structures featured in the original novel like Beach Road are now several kilometres inland, so you wouldn’t be able to film what we’ve been able to in Malaysia.". They also filmed on the cricket pitch that was bombed during the Second World War.
Hampton, who knew Farrell very well before he died in 1979, readily agreed. “But none of those houses now exist in Singapore. Day after day, they rattle through the streets with their makeshift equipment and busted-up cars, fighting one inferno after another as the air raid sirens blare. THE Singapore Grip returns tonight at 9pm (October 18) for the final episode of the ITV period drama based on the book of the same name.
Thankfully, the team was able to find a solution in the neighbouring country of Malaysia – with the show’s producer Farah Abushwesha saying that it worked in a way “that I don’t think anywhere else in the region would.”. “A lot of people ask why we aren’t filming in Singapore,” producer Farah Abushwesha said. The ITV drama is based on the novel of the same thing. It was pretty spectacular to watch. “There’s an orchid room. The series was executive produced by Damien Timmer, and filming began in early 2019. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia doubled as Singapore for the adaptation of JG Farrell’s 1978 novel set during the period of the battle of Singapore in World War II. By registering to HELLO! It was the place where independence was declared in 1956. The majority of the show was filmed in Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur.