Upcoming film starring Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey stars will be filmed in Bideford

The film will be shooting in Bideford and Clovelly in April and May.

The film will be shooting in Bideford and Clovelly in April and May. - Credit: Archant

Open casting for the film, which is helmed by one of the directors behind the Harry Potter series, takes place in Bideford on Saturday, April 1.

Men and women of all ages are wanted for an upcoming feature film shooting in North Devon.

The makers of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society will be holding open casting in Bideford on Saturday, April 1.

Filming for the feature, which stars Game of Thrones’ Michael Huisman and Downton Abbey and Black Mirror star Jessica Brown Findlay, will take place in April and May, with Bideford and Clovelly among the North Devon locations slated for shooting.

The film, based on the bestselling book, is being directed by Mike Newell, who was behind the camera for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Four Weddings and a Funeral.


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Anyone wanting to be an extra in the film can attend the open casting session at Bideford Arts Centre on The Quay between 9am and 5pm.

Men and women of all ages are wanted for the paid extra work, but must be over the age of 16 and entitled to work in the UK.

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Those auditioning will provide some basic information such as contact details and costume measurements before having a photo taken.

For more information on the castings, visit their website here.

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