Everything you need to know about the filming of #littlebirds

LITTLE BIRDS is a drama series which is based on the erotic short stories by Anaïs Nin. Where is Little Birds filmed? Where is it set?

PUBLISHED: 15:04, Tue, Aug 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:07, Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Little Birds has just landed on Sky Atlantic and the period drama series is made up of six episodes. The series follows Juno Temple as Lucy Savage - a young American debutante who moves to Tangier to marry her husband. There are plenty of stunning scenes and fans are curious to know where the series is filmed and set.

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Where is Little Birds set?

Little Birds is set in Tangier, a city in Morocco, in 1955 and it hones in on the colonial 'international zone'.

Lucy Savage moves from America to Tangier to marry her husband Hugo Cavendish-Smyth (Hugh Skinner).

She hopes to escape the confinement of debutante life and pursue a journey of love and desire.

Some themes have been taken from the erotic short stories of the same name, with an added political element.

Raphael Acloque stars as an Egyptian Adam Abaza, Nina Sosanya as eccentric entertainer Lili von X and Yumna Marwan as dominatrix Cherifa Lamor.

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Little Birds: The series was filmed in TarifaLittle Birds: The series is set in Tangier, Morocco (Image: Sky)

Little Birds: Lucy wants to be freeLittle Birds: The series was filmed in Tarifa (Image: Sky)

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In the early 1900s, Tangier gained international status and became a destination for European and American diplomats.

The series references the Tangier International Zone of the 1950s as well as the colonial powers.

The story is a weaving together of political intrigue and plenty of relationship drama.

This unique series has been described by the cast as "not like anything else on the TV".

Little Birds: Hugo and LucyLittle Birds: Hugo and Lucy explore the bars (Image: Sky)

Little Birds: Hugo in TangierLittle Birds: Hugo is to marry Lucy in Tangier (Image: Sky)

Where is Little Birds filmed?

Filming took place in Spain a year ago, in the Spanish municipality Tarifa, as well as in Manchester.

The cast wanted to

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