Julie Walters drama: Film crews set up shop on Clevedon Lake

Film crews have taken to the waters in Clevedon as filming for a new Channel 4 drama called ‘True Love’ continues to film on the Somerset coast. Stars such as Dame Julie Walters, Clarke Peters and Sue Johnston have recently been spotted in the town and further afield on the M5 at Burnham-on-Sea over the past month.

A crane was reportedly used to lower a boat into Clevedon’s Marine Lake on Wednesday June 8, which was described as a key part of today’s (June 9) filming. Film crews set up along the south side of the lake, with a huge camera set up on a boat used for filming.

Production units and trucks emblazoned with ‘Bristol Film and Television services’ can be seen in the car park at Salthouse Fields alongside the construction of the ‘circus for adults’ which has now arrived in the city.

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The series was written by Iain Weatherby and co-created by him and Charlie Covell. With a cast in the late ’60s and ’70s, Truelove is said to be breaking the rules for older on-screen characters and flipping ageist tropes on their head in a series that “promises thrilling twists, irreverent humor and a passionate romance.

It’s not yet clear who was present at the shoot today, but lucky residents were able to spot Dame Julie Walters as she paraded around in a bright yellow jacket while filming near Clevedon Pier last month. The actress is arguably best known for her role in Harry Potter as Molly Weasley, and has an impressive array of accolades to her name, including two British Academy Film Awards, two International Emmy Awards, a BAFTA Fellowship and a Golden Globe. . She has also been nominated for an Oscar twice: once for Best Actress and once for Best Supporting Actress.



Film crews in Clevedon on June 9

Filming also took place regularly in Burnham and Brean, with Sedgemoor District Council confirming that film crews are due to return to the town on June 13 and 14 between 9am and 11pm.

Clevedon is no stranger to big and small screen productions however, having become a much sought after location for production units. The Victorian seafront and Grade I listed pier apparently provide a popular backdrop for film and TV crews.

In recent years, One Direction, David Tennant, Keira Knightley and Ashley Jensen have all been spotted around town filming different movies/series and even music videos – like the You and I music video for One Direction which has been viewed more of 556 times. million times.

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