TONIGHT, a new BBC One mystery thriller starring Jamie Dornan is set to hit our TV screens.
Set in Australia, the BBC has promised to deliver another top quality drama.
Where was The Tourist filmed?
Filming for the new BBC drama predominantly took place in the regional areas of South Australia towns such as Port Augusta, Quorn, and Peterborough as well as in Adelaide.
The cast was spotted filming the new thriller series in 2021.
Australian Premier Steven Marshall said the 17-week shoot was the biggest television production ever to be made in South Australia
He said: “Securing The Tourist is a real coup for South Australia – not only will it create hundreds of local jobs, it will put South Australia’s remarkable landscape on show right around the world..
“The Tourist will inject an estimated $12.1 million into our local economy and provide opportunities to showcase the skills of our local crew here in SA.
“I commend the extraordinary capability of South Australian Producer Lisa Scott in bringing this international BBC and Stan production to our State.”
The petrol station featured in The Tourist was purpose-built in the outback in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia.
Jamie stars as The Man, who is driving across the outback, and is seen filling his car up at the gas station.
The location is the largest mountain range in the state, which starts about 200 km north of Adelaide.
Adelaide sits on the coast of South Australia.
Jamie and the cast were seen filming in locations around the city, which is the capital of the state.
What is The Tourist about?
The action-packed series follows Dornan as a British man who ends up Down Under and to which he gets chased by a truck which attempts to drive him off the road.
After an epic chase, he wakes up in hospital, but has no idea who he is.
People from his past return to haunt him which sees a race against time to find out the truth of who he is and who he once was.
Will he be able to find it out or will he be silenced by those around him?
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When is it on BBC One and how can I watch it?
The series will start on BBC1 on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 9pm.
After episodes have aired you'll be able to watch them on the iPlayer.
In the US the series is set to air on HBO Max, but there is yet to be a release date.
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