Network behind Game of Thrones film part of new show in Ayr
A crew from HBO satirical comedy-drama Succession shot scenes at a private property.
The network behind Game of Thrones transformed part of a Scottish town into a film set for a TV blockbuster.
A crew from HBO satirical comedy-drama Succession - produced by Hollywood superstar Will Ferrell - shot scenes at a private property in Ayr last week.
The show, which has a cast that includes Scottish actor Brian Cox and Spooks star Matthew Macfadyen, revolves around a dysfunctional family feuding for control of a global media empire.
South Ayrshire Council closed Blackburn car park at the seafront to accommodate the production vehicles.
Ayr West councillor Derek McCabe said: "I am delighted they chose Ayr as a location.
"It is a grand old historic town with lovely scenery. It has the right ambience.
"Top marks to the location scout for picking Ayr."
Speculating on which mystery building was used for filming, he said: "It could have been one of the old Victorian villas. I look forward to seeing the footage."
The crew, who have also been filming in Glasgow, left the town last Wednesday.
Ayr beach also played host to a Bollywood crew this month.
Bikini-clad dancers from South Ayrshire strutted around the sand for the film scenes.
Prestwick zumba instructor Fiona Young got a call asking if she could get organise some dancers at the last minute for a shoot.
They performed a routine for the film from famous Bollywood producer Himesh Reshammiya.
'I am absolutely delighted to see South Ayrshire being used for a global production and for them to come to our lovely part of the world.'Ayr West councillor Siobhian Brown
Ms Young, a professional dancer and choreographer, said: "Scotland has a great name in the film industry.
"Somebody in the crew said they were supposed to go to Dubai but then chose Ayr."
Ayr West councillor Siobhian Brown said: "I am absolutely delighted to see South Ayrshire being used for a global production and for them to come to our lovely part of the world.
"They will always be welcome."