Where is After Life season 3 filmed? Set locations of Ricky Gervais Netflix series - is Tambury a real place

Ricky Gervais returns to Tambury for the third and final season of After Life

The third and final series of Ricky Gervais’ comedy After Life is coming to Netflix on Friday 14 January.

Main character Tony (Gervais) is a journalist who works for struggling local newspaper The Tamsbury Gazette, and much of the series concerns his involvement in his local community.

But where actually is his local community? Where is After Life set, and where is it filmed?

Here is everything you need to know about After Life’s filming locations.

Is Tambury a real place?

No, actually, it’s not. Tambury is fictional, created for After Life, and the town itself is a composite of a number of different real-life locations from across the UK.

As you can imagine, then, The Tambury Gazette is also fictional – as is the Tambury Fayre.

Where is After Life filmed?

Parts of After Life are filmed in Hemel Hempstead, a town in Hertfordshire just outside London. This is where the Tambury Gazette offices are based, as well as café The Coffee Shop.

The street where Tony lives with his dog Brandy is in North Hampstead, specifically the Vale of Heath. Hampstead is in North London.

Gervais lives near Hampstead, meaning the series shoots not far from his home.

Meanwhile, the care home where Tony’s father Ray (David Bradley) lives is a location in Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire.

Parts of the series were also filmed in Camber Sands in East Sussex, while some scenes were shot in Bristol.

Where can I see the trailer for After Life?

You can see the trailer for After Life Season 3 right here. It shows Ricky Gervais, 60, swearing at people in service and hospitality jobs.

Is After Life series 3 the final series?

Yes, this is the final series of After Life.

However, Ricky Gervais has two further projects in development at Netflix (though it’s unclear whether those will be scripted programmes or standup specials or something else entirely).

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