Good Omens location: Where is Good Omens filmed? Where’s it set?

Good Omens will be released by Amazon Prime today (Friday, May 31) after the series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant filmed across the world. The Amazon Prime series takes its locations from the Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel, which is mostly set in fictional Oxfordshire town Tadfield. Michael Sheen, who plays Aziraphale in Good Omens, has revealed where much of the Amazon series was filmed.

Where is Good Omens set?

Much of Good Omens is set in and around of Tadfield, near Oxford.

Tadfield is where the Order of Chattering Nuns resides, who are charged which switching the baby of American ambassador Thaddeus (played by Nick Offerman) and Harriet Dowling (Jill Winternitz) with the Antichrist.

However, they bungle this, meaning that the Antichrist grows up in Tadfield as Adam Young (Sam Taylor Buck), son of Arthur (Daniel Mays) and Dierdre Young (Sian Brooke).

Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and Crowley (David Tennant), the angel and demon at the centre of Good Omens, meanwhile, spend most of their time in London.


The former owns a bookstore in Soho and the pair often meet in St James’ Park to debrief on their latest orders from Heaven and Hell.

In the series, the pair are often seen in historical and Biblical locations across the world.

For example, we see them in Paris during the Reign of Terror, in Nazareth during the Crucifixion of Christ and, at the start of the series, in the Garden of Eden.

Good Omens also takes place in a number of strange locations, including Heaven and Hell themselves as well as Atlantis.


Where is Good Omens filmed?

Speaking to, Michael Sheen said of filming Good Omens: “We shot around the Oxfordshire area and in London.

“Then we were in South Africa at the end to do all the desert stuff and the Garden of Eden stuff.”

When asked what it was like filming the series in the desert, he said: “I was essentially wearing the outfit I normally wear as Aziraphale but in the desert.”

The actor described the experience as: “Just a bit surreal… but it was great though.”


Aziraphale and Crowley are also seen in iconic locations around London, including St James’ Park and The Mall and Whitehall.

The Good Omens crew were also spotted in Guildford and Oxford’s Christ College.

When the crew headed to South Africa, the series filmed not only in the desert but in Cape Town, which also stood in for Rome and the Middle East.

Filming on the series wrapped in March 2018 according to Heart, after commencing in September 2017.

Good Omens is released today on Amazon Prime.

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