August 8, 2011
star Paul Merton returns to Berrow beach to continue filming
star Paul Merton will be returning to Berrow beach on Monday (August
8th) to complete his filming of a new TV show.
As Burnham-On-Sea.com reported
the star of
BBC1's Have I Got News For You visited the beach near Burnham-On-Sea
to film a humorous, offbeat Channel 5 TV series about the British
As a result of a short period of illness, Paul will be returning
- this time without the camels - to complete his film shoot which
was unfortunately cut short last time when the star was struck
with a virus.
Now fully recovered, Paul is looking forward to returning to
Following on the tracks of Tiger Aspect Productions towards the
end of the month Lion Television Ltd, the company responsible
for the likes of the Edwardian Farm and Victorian Pharmacy, are
filming a science based documentary for National Geographic Satellite
The early morning shoot will not disrupt the public as it will
take place prior to the beach being open for public access, but
it is hoped the true beauty of the beach at sunrise will be eventually
enjoyed by viewers across the world.
Mander, the Council Property Manager who negotiates the agreements,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It is certainly good news that
Berrow continues to be a popular location for film shoots and
I am sure a lot of this is down to the help and co-operation given
by the Council and staff, particularly Beach Safety Manager Graham
Newing, his Beach Wardens and Lifeguards. The additional income
generated into the council coffers and the national exposure is
also very welcome."
Pictured: TV star Paul Merton on Berrow beach during filming