Or visited a castle or a country house and been sure you’ve seen it before on telly, full of maids and duchesses?
The North East has seen its share of film and TV crews over the years, covering everything from gritty drama to sci-fi. Here’s where you can watch the shows in which they appeared.
1. Hebburn - available on Amazon Prime Video
Starring Chris Ramsey and Jim Moir - aka Vic Reeves - the BBC comedy set in the South Tyneside town ran for two seasons. Park Road, the street on which the show's creator Jason Cook was raised, featured prominently.
2. Victoria - available on BritBox
Starring Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes, the show about the life of the young Queen Victoria came to Raby Castle in Teesdale for some of its filming. The North East landmark featured in outdoor scenes, and scenes were also filmed in the dining room and entrance hall.
Photo: Getty Images
3. 1917 - available on Amazon Prime Video
Starring George MacKay, the harrowing war film from director Sam Mendes appeared to one continuous scene without cuts, but was actually shot in twelve different locations. One of these was Low Force waterfall in County Durham.
Photo: Getty Images/Mary McEnaney
4. Downton Abbey - available on Amazon Prime Video
Alnwick Castle was cast as Brancaster Castle in two Christmas editions of the hit period drama.
Photo: Jane Coltman