Step Down Into Edinburgh’s Past

Under Edinburgh’s famous royal mile is a secret warren of streets, frozen in time. These alleys and closes give a glimpse into Edinburgh’s dark and dangerous past.

Now imagine filming there at midnight! Our film team mustered all their courage for a series of late night shoots to capture the characters and their stories.

Why so late? We wanted to film outside visitor hours to maximise our time to light the streets in an atmospheric way.

And our film team made it look like a historical drama!

It’s one of Edinburgh’s oldest and most popular tourist sites – and we were thrilled to create a series of adverts for them.

Meet the Historical Characters