The Gentlemen   

TV Series 1 for Netflix
Episodes 1 & 2 (Block 1) 

Block 1 Director Guy Ritchie






Eddie (Theo James) inherits a sizeable estate from his late father Lord Halstead (Edward Fox) only to discover that it is sitting on top of an illegal drug empire. (Kaya Scodelario, Giancarlo Esposito, Peter Serafinowicz, Ray Winstone).


Filmed in Badminton (Gloucestershire), London and Wrotham (Hertfordshire), England.
Production Designer Martyn John
Key Graphic Designer Chris Barber
Assistant Graphic Designer Gina Brown
Daily Graphic Designer Sarah Bradley
Calligrapher Keiko Shimoda

On-Set Calligrapher Veiko Kespersaks













HAND PROPS – EMORY’S BUSINESS CARD
Two options for the Director to choose from on the shoot day; gilt edged black card with gold foil debossed lettering and gilt edged cream card copper die stamped nouveau riche coat of arms with thermography raised black ink. 









HAND PROPS – FELIX’S PILLS
Three options for the Director to choose from on the shoot day; Citalopram, Propranolol and Sertraline. 









EXTERIOR & INTERIOR – HALSTEAD COAT OF ARMS & FLAG
Halstead Coat of Arms to feature in various guises around Halstead Manor. Research was undertaken to ensure the symbols and components of the coat of arms were in line with the history of English and Scottish heraldry.








INTERIOR – HALSTEAD MANOR CELLAR
Vintage collection consisting primarily of Burgundy Grand Cru and Premier Crus. Combining similar recreations of existing wines such as Romanée-Conti (as per Director’s request) and our own designs for fictional wines that use real Burgundy village commune and appellation names such as Chassange-Montrachet, Gevrey ChambertinPuligny-Montrachet etc, in addition to completely fictional creations such as Brusseaux, Clos de la Chabrolle, Clos de Méresse, Exbrayat-Roux etc. Research was undertaken to ensure all the wine labels conformed to the specific Burgundy region rules for labelling. Wine crates were also printed and engraved. A few selected panels, before assembly and scenic ageing, are included below.








HAND PROPS – JETHRO’S PASSPORT
Polish Passport. 








EXTERIOR & INTERIOR – PINKY’S GENTLEMEN CLUB
Signage, stationery, notices, newspapers and wine labels for a London gentlemen’s club akin to Boodle’s, Buck’s, Garrick Club etc. Location dress at the Reform Club, London. 








EXTERIOR – POINT TO POINT RACING
Mixture of traditional and modern bookkeeping for different bookmakers at a private horse race. Interactive apps for bookmaker’s tablets and laptops linked to digital scoreboards and handwritten scoreboards with paper tickets. 









EXTERIOR & INTERIOR – SEAFOOD MARKET
Hanging signage for vendor stalls and produce freezer box decals for the market floor as well as posters and leaflets for the first floor offices. Location dress at Billingsgate Market, London. 









HAND PROPS – SMOKING PARAPHERNALIA
Cigarette packets, filter tips, match boxes, rolling papers, tobacco pouches.









HAND PROPS – STANLEY JOHNSTON’S INVITATION
Envelope and gilt edged cream card with copper die stamped motif and lettering.









INTERIOR – SUSIE GLASS’ BOXING GYM
Logo, neon signage and posters. 



 





HAND PROPS – UNDERGROUND BOXING CLUB
Interactive phone apps for punters to use cryptocurrency to pay the entrance fee. Bouncers check guestlists and receive payments using interactive tablet apps. Punters hand over personal possessions such as mobile phones in exchange for a gold card token for use inside the venue. 









VEHICLES – VIP COURIER VAN
Exclusive concierge and courier service akin to real world companies such as Knightsbridge Circle, Luxian of London, Stratfield Fairlaine etc.