This is the place where Elizabeth starring Cate Blanchett, Joseph Fiennes and Geoffrey Rush was filmed at Durham Cathedral - interior in Durham, United Kingdom. Start scrolling to find out more.
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, United Kingdom. It is the seat of the Bishop of Durham, the fourth-ranked bishop in the Church of England hierarchy. The present cathedral was begun in 1093, replacing the Saxon 'White Church', and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in Europe. In 1986 the cathedral and Durham Castle were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The cathedral is a major tourist attraction within the region, attracting 755,000 visitors in 2015.
The interior of the catedral was used for a lot of other scenes representing the royal palace.
cathedral, church, palace
Cate Blanchett, Joseph Fiennes, Christopher Eccleston
The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.