Benedict Cumberbatch filming new series on streets of Glasgow, yells at sky

Benedict Cumberbatch

What’s Benedict Cumberbatch been up to in Glasgow? And why does it look like New York now?

Glasgow has been sort-of-transformed in 1980s New York City for the latest television project to star Benedict Cumberbatch.

He’s been filming scenes for a new miniseries, Melrose, with production in Glasgow ongoing until the end of the week. American signage has been used to transform Bothwell Street in the city,

Melrose is based on the novels by Edward St Aubyn, and plenty of passers-by caught shots of the filming. This particular collection of Tweets made us chuckle…

David Nicholls has penned the adaptation, which is due to screen in 2018. Five episodes to our knowledge are planned…