Our Town mini-series under way in Great Yarmouth as community gets on board

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Filming for Our Town, the mini-series based around Great Yarmouth is under way, with numerous members of the community getting involved.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Filmmaker Steve Farrell
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Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Filmmaker Steve Farrell Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

With people of a wide range of ages playing roles, film-maker Steve Farrell has shot scenes at a number of locations over the borough.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Locations have included the town centre, the seafront and the James Paget, with five episodes of the series already in the editing stage.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Filmmaker Steve Farrell
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Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Filmmaker Steve Farrell Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Mr Farrell said: 'It's been great experience so far.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Ronan and Declan Williams.
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Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Ronan and Declan Williams. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

'It's been really good seeing people working together and becoming friends through that.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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'Each session, there has been a really positive atmosphere. It has been challenging, but also extremely enjoyable.'

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Yarmouth Mercury reporter David Han

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Yarmouth Mercury reporter David Hannant. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Once filming and editing is completed the series will be streamed online.

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters take part in a community film about life in Yarmouth. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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