June 18, 2008
beach to be turned into Egyptian desert for TV show
Beach will be turned into a scene from the ancient Egyptian desert
next week when film production company Atlantic Productions recreates
a chariot scene from the Battle of Kadesh.
programme for National Geographic TV is about Egyptian Pharaoh,
Ramisses the Great, and the beach will be the scene of a chariot
race between two wooden single horse chariots on Thursday (June
Faun, district council spokeswoman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
aim of the programme is to determine which design had better style
and speed on a one-to-one race off."
again, Sedgemoor District Council's help and co-operation with
film production companies has borne fruition with Atlantic Productions
choosing to use this stunning beach location with the impressive
backdrop of dunes."
residents and beach users should note that the quieter southern
end of the beach will be cordoned off during the filming.