Jolly Good Christmas is the fifth Hallmark Countdown to Christmas movie directed by Jonathan Wright from the scripts written by Ron Oliver.
It stars Will Kemp and Reshma Shetty in the lead role of an American architect who falls in love with his boss’s daughter while looking for the perfect present for Christmas.
The movie is produced by Agnes Bristow and Borga Dorter under Leif Films Media and Movie House Entertainment while Leif Bristow, Jane Goldenring, Danny Webber, and Carol Baum are executive producers along with UK co-producer Mark Vennis.
Where was Jolly Good Christmas filmed?
Jolly Good Christmas was filmed in and around London, England, UK, according to the press release by Hallmark Channel. The movie features the iconic landmarks throughout the city. You can easily spot the places if you are a resident.
The scene where David and Anji can be seen standing on the bank of River looking into each other’s eyes was shot at River Thames that flows through Southern England including London. It is the second longest river in the UK after the River Severn.
River Thames is famous for harboring too many landmarks such as government buildings, market squares, trading houses, bridges, tunnels, and royal palaces. Also, Regent Street Christmas Lights can be seen in the Hallmark movie’s sneak peek.
The place is located at Regent Street, London W18 5AH and is popularly known as The Spirits of Christmas. The illuminations over the world famous Oxford Street usually turns on in the month of November but the filming of the movie took place around August 2022.
Shetty’s apartment is located at Mapesbury 6 Road. The place is a beautiful shooting location of North West London that is ranked as the most expensive property of NW2 4HY. Moreover, the bascule Tower Bridge of London has been featured in the film with Big Ben monument clock.
Some Hallmark movies that were recently filmed in United Kingdom are Hanukkah on Rye, Eight Gifts of Hanukkah, My Policeman, The Peripheral, etc. Rise and Shine Benedict Stone is another great Hallmark movie but that was done in Canada.
Jolly Good Christmas Cast
- Will Kemp as David Burnside
- Reshma Shetty as Anji Patel
- Suzi McLaughlin as Nalini
- Callum Blue as Callum
- Amerjit Deu as Sirish
- James Faulkner as Simon
- Montana Manning as Emily
- Sophie Hopkins as Charlotte
- Martin Miller as Edgar
- Jules Knight as Ethan
- Oona Kirsch as Katherine
- Matt Ray Brown as Alan
See also: Where was Bridge and Tunnel filmed?
Jolly Good Christmas follows David, an American architect who relocates across the pond to take a job at a prestigious London firm. He loves his new workplace but it seems that something is missing in his life. Yes, you guess it right, he lacks a girlfriend.
As the clock is ticking to Christmas Day, David is worrying more about his love life but he can’t express his desperation in front of anyone. Finally, while wandering though the iconic London Landmarks, he meets a professional shopper named Anji who assures to help him in buying the perfect present.
The two are on a wild adventure across Jolly Old London streets as they are searching for an ideal gift. Will the search allow them to discover their heart feelings?
The dream girlfriend of David seems to be the daughter of his boss. So, the confession is not going to be easy. Will the man be able to express his feelings? To know the story, you need to watch the movie.
Jolly Good Christmas movie is set to premiere on Hallmark Channel on 29 Oct at 8/7c. It will also premiere on 30 Oct at 6/5c, 3 Nov at 8/7c, 12 Nov at 2/1c, 16 Nov at 6a/5c, 25 Nov at 6a/5c only on Hallmark Channel.