Where was Dangerous Liaisons TV series filmed?

Dangerous Liaisons is a 2022 American period drama series directed and written by Harriet Warner for Starz. It stars Alice Englert, Nicholas Denton, Lesley Manville, Carice van Houten, and Paloma Faith in the lead roles of Camille, Pascal, Genevieve, Jacqueline, and Florence.

The television series is based on a French epistolary novel “Les Liaisons dangereuses” by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos in 1782 that follows the love affair of Maquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont that led to the breakout of a revolution in Paris.

Barney Resiz has produced the series under Playground Entertainment, Flame Ventures, and Lionsgate Television. Harriet Warner, Colin Callender, Tony Krantz, Bethan Jones, Scott Huff, and Christopher Hampton are executive producers.

Dangerous Liaisons Filming Locations

Dangerous Liaisons series was filmed in Prague, Czech Republic inside Central Europe during summer 2021. Principal filming began in May 2021 and wrapped up around September 2021 within Czechia.

Prague is the capital and also the largest city of Czech Republic with around 1.3 million residents and is known for its cultural attractions that survived the destruction of 20th Century. The place is full of ancient building that dates back to the 17th century Europe and that’s why the showmakers chose it as a filming location.

Dangerous Liaisons filming locations

Even though, the 1988 film of the same name was filmed inside Ile-de-France region of France, the actual setting of the show whereas the series was shot at a different location because of Covid-19 pandemic.

The actual filming was supposed to happen in 2020 but the pandemic ruined everything and postponed the filming to next year. Pre production begin in April 2021.

Most of the indoor scenes were filmed at Barrandov Studio and several beautiful but ancient places like klášter Plasy, Chlumec nad Cidlinou, Doksany Monastery, and Opocno Chateau were utilized to create the 17th century environment. If you are a resident, you can spot other locations like Jemniste Chateau, Zbraslav Chateau, and several others.

These places are good to visit if you love period dramas and want to have a look at the history of Europe. However, France is the best place to begin with but Czechia is also not that bad to start with.

Apple TV’s foundation series, Amazon’s The Wheel of Time, and Netflix’s Inside Man were also filmed inside the capital city of Czech Republic.

What is the story of Dangerous Liaisons?

The 2022 Starz drama series follows the story of Camille and Valmont who fall in love with each other and display the mutual feeling through evil ways. This series acts as the spinoff to the novel because it picks the story from the origin.

Instead of just reimagining the novel from the start, the show talks about the roots of this twisted love story and explains the viewer how the pure feeling of love can take a dark turn. The series will leave you hooked with the mixed feelings of love and betrayal so Dangerous Liaisons deserves a watch if you love period dramas like Essex of Serpent or adaptations.

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