Lost King production crew heads to Morningside to shoot Steve Coogan’s film

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Stage lights will be used atop the aerial platforms at the junction of St Filan’s Terrace and Morningside Drive as well as at the junction of Morningside Grove and Morningside Drive.

Residents received a letter asking residents who may have issues with the bright lights shining in their homes to contact the production team by May 6 so they can provide the homes with blackout curtains. and other materials.

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Filming will be authorized on May 10 and the approximate filming times are between 1:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Scissor lifts will be used to elevate stage lighting so that the crew can film night scenes.

Morven Macpherson, manager of the location, wrote a letter to residents, stating, “We are very much aware that we are visitors to your neighborhood, and we are counting on the cooperation and goodwill of local residents to ensure that the shoot works. Please accept our sincere apologies for any delay or inconvenience the filming may cause.

“We will endeavor to minimize any disruption, and as a thank you in advance for your kind cooperation and assistance, we are liaising with the Morningside Community Council to donate to the community projects they are currently working on. . your region.

The Lost King’s filming plans

The film stars Alan Partridge legend Coogan as the husband of historian Phillipa Langley who was instrumental in rediscovering the lost remains.

The last of the Plantagenet rulers died in action in 1485 and his skeleton was found under a municipal parking lot in Leicester nine years ago.

Comedian and actor Coogan and his Stan and Ollie writing partner Jeff Pope are producing a film about the discovery of the King’s remains alongside famed director Stephen Frears.

Filming is set to take place in Edinburgh as well as in Midlothian where the film has obtained permission from the Midlothian Council to recreate the famous excavation of the Lady Victoria Colliery mine at the National Mining Museum in Newtongrange.

Letter sent to residents by The Lost King production team

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