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It’s lights, camera, action in Cromer as film crew shoots BBC drama

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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Film production crew in Cromer for a Christmas-themed drama have been setting up cameras and other equipment at an amusement arcade in the town today.

Lynn and Mike Oinn, from Cromer, are among those who are asking why a Christmas tree has appeared on the town's pier. The tree is a prop for the filming of a BBC production, the details of which are being kept a tightly under wraps. Picture: STUART ANDERSONLynn and Mike Oinn, from Cromer, are among those who are asking why a Christmas tree has appeared on the town's pier. The tree is a prop for the filming of a BBC production, the details of which are being kept a tightly under wraps. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

Cast members and crew have been in town since yesterday for the production, the details of which are being kept tightly under wraps.

Filming took place at a house in Oliver Court, off Cromwell Road, on yesterday, and workers also set up a giant Christmas tree in the middle of the pier.

Today, further filming has taken place at Leisureland Amusements in New Street, and crew members were also setting up more amusements around the Hi-Slide next to Melbourne Slope.

Meanwhile, a banner with ‘Christmas Fair’ has been put in place over the pier’s entrance.

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Lynn and Mike Oinn, from Cromer, were among those wondering what the show would be all about.

Mrs Oinn said: “It certainly looks like it’s got a Christmas theme.”

Notices from North Norfolk District Council said the pier would be closed on Thursday, and the prom and Melbourne Slope have also been closed to vehicles.

MORE: BBC film crew comes to the Norfolk seaside for Christmas-themed drama

MORE: Keep tabs on what’s happening on the pier via webcam

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BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

Vehicles parked in Cromwell Road, Cromer, for the Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSONVehicles parked in Cromwell Road, Cromer, for the Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

Crew members in Oliver Court, Cromer, for the Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSONCrew members in Oliver Court, Cromer, for the Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a CHristmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a CHristmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The Christmas tree on Cromer Pier, put up for the festive BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSONThe Christmas tree on Cromer Pier, put up for the festive BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

A set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSONA set is being built at Cromer Pier for the filming of a Christmas-themed drama. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

BBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBBC filming on Cromer promenade and pier. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Leisureland Amusements in Cromer is being used as a set for a Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSONLeisureland Amusements in Cromer is being used as a set for a Christmas-themed BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

The Christmas tree on Cromer Pier, put up for the festive BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSONThe Christmas tree on Cromer Pier, put up for the festive BBC production. Picture: STUART ANDERSON

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