Danny Boyle starts filming Beatles crash scene in Gorleston
PUBLISHED: 21:17 08 May 2018 | UPDATED: 21:17 08 May 2018
Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle was filming his latest movie in Gorleston tonight with scenes involving a car crash being lined up on the seafront.
Mr Boyle and his extensive crew could be seen in the Upper Cliff Road area for scenes involving a Mini for the film, which is based on the music of The Beatles.
A crowd of around 20 people watched on as rehearsals were held and scenes shot.
Later in the night scenes are due to be shot in the Pier Hotel area involving what is described as stunt accident scene, believed to involve a bus.
As part of the preparations a drone was flown over the hotel by part of the film crew.
The film is about if The Beatles never existed and is written by Suffolk-based Richard Curtis and stars Lily James, Eastenders star Himesh Patel and a rumoured appearance by Ed Sheeran.
It has already seen scenes filmed inside Gorleston’s Ocean Room venue and in Lowestoft, Halesworth and the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston.