May filming at Clovelly: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'

‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ is a film adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ historical novel of the same name, published in 2008, which sold 7.5 million copies in 37 countries.  The story is set in Guernsey where journalist, Juliet Ashton, has a life-changing bond, when she decided to write about a secret book club, which was formed during the WWII German occupation.
 
We are delighted that Clovelly is one of the film locations. Film shooting starts at the harbour at the beginning of May and finishes at Mouthmill. 

Director, Mike Newell, is known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Donnie Brasco, Prince of Persia, Four Weddings and a Funeral…., and was winner of a BAFTA film award.  The film cast features several  Downton Abbey stars including Lily James, Penelope Wilton and Matthew Goode.  Lily James stars in this film as journalist, Juliet Ashton.