Danny Boyle starts filming Beatles crash scene in Gorleston

Danny Boyle can be seen filming his latest movie in Gorleston. He is seen holding what is thought to

Danny Boyle can be seen filming his latest movie in Gorleston. He is seen holding what is thought to be a script.Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

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.

The film's writer Richard Curtis can be seen among the crew in Upper Cliff Road.Picture: Anthony Car

The film's writer Richard Curtis can be seen among the crew in Upper Cliff Road.Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

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.

A drone flies over the Pier Hotel ahead of the crash scenes to be filmed by Danny Boyle.Picture: Ant

A drone flies over the Pier Hotel ahead of the crash scenes to be filmed by Danny Boyle.Picture: Anthony Carroll - Credit: Archant

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.