Malta may be one of the smallest countries in Europe, but don’t let it’s size fool you. The Maltese islands offer a staggering variety of locations, and it has the uncanny ability to double for virtually anywhere in the Mediterranean and some parts of the Middle East. Prehistoric structures, ancient landscapes and impenetrable fortresses provide productions with backdrops and settings that have changed little over thousands of years. The beautiful and immaculately preserved cities of Valletta, Mdina and Cottonera offer a multitude of locations ideal for productions set in early modern period. The ongoing development of the past fifty years means that Malta also offers a contemporary urban settings with a uniquely Southern European aspect.