and stage stars head to Berrow beach as wartime movie is filmed
Beach has been transformed into a movie set this week as a feature
film about war-time Jersey is shot there.
film called 'Another Mothers Son' is being filmed on the
beach with several stars taking part in the filming.
The cast includes British acting luminaries Jenny Seagrove, John
Hannah, Amanda Abbington, Peter Wight and Susan Hampshire, alongside
musician, stage and screen performer, Ronan Keating.
movie by Bill Kenwright Films tells the emotional true
story of Jersey resident Louisa Gould, who sheltered a Russian
prisoner of war during the German occupation of Jersey in WWII
and hid him over the course of the conflict.
the film, the tension mounts as it becomes clear that Churchill
will not risk an assault to re-capture the British soil, and the
island-community spirit begins to fray under pressures of hunger,
occupation and divided loyalty. Against this backdrop, Louisa
fights to preserve her familys sense of humanity and to
protect the Russian boy as if he were her own.
Sedgemoor District Council spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Its great news that Berrow Beach has been selected once
more as a location for such a prestigious feature film."
an authority, we work hard
to attract film and TV production companies to use some of the
naturally beautiful backdrops available in the district and are
delighted that Bill Kenwright Films have chosen Berrow."
Kenwright is a leading West End theatre producer and film producer
and is also the Chairman of Everton Football Club.