When was Beat the Chasers filmed? Where was it filmed? Let’s explore the production of the popular spin-off of ITV’s The Chase.
There have been so many brilliant British game shows over the years, but for many viewers, nothing takes the cake quite like The Chase.
Hosted by Bradley Walsh, the series first began broadcasting on ITV back in 2009 and has since become one of the broadcaster’s most beloved and successful daytime shows ever.
It has become an international franchise and there are a wealth of regional versions around the world, including incarnations in Australia, China, Germany, Spain, Turkey, the United States and beyond.
Also, we’ve seen such spin-offs as The Chase: Celebrity Special, The Family Chase, and of course, Beat the Chasers…
When was Beat the Chasers filmed?
- Beat the Chasers was filmed in the months of January and February 2020.
The Governess confirmed this while speaking with the Radio Times in May 2020:
“We knew when we were filming it that this was a really good show, we were saying to each other, ‘This is really exciting, we are having such close finishes.’ We thought it would go down well but the ratings were just tremendous. I’m very glad that we got that under our belts before lockdown began – we filmed in late January and early February so it’s brilliant we got it in.”
Season 2 began airing on Sunday, January 3rd 2021, although it’s uncertain when exactly the very latest episodes were filmed.
Where is Beat the Chasers filmed?
Beat the Chasers is filmed at Elstree Studios in London.
The address is as follows: Elstree Studios, Shenley Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JG.
According to the official website, a wealth of popular shows on our screens have filmed there, including The Crown, Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice, The Voice Kids, Celebrity Juice, A League of Their Own, The Chase, Pointless, Room 101, Have I Got News For You? and more.
As for films, it’s noted that the likes of Superman, The King’s Speech, The Shining and Labyrinth and the Indiana Jones franchise filmed there.
It’s also regarded as the birthplace of Star Wars.
The Chase fans love the spin-off
A number of avid The Chase fans have taken the time to praise the spin-off over on Twitter.
Check out a selection of tweets: