Tuesday, 5 July 2011

British Beaches in the Movies: Holkham Bay

The world discovered one of the Britain’s best kept secrets when John Madden shot Shakespeare in Love (1998). Holkham Bay near Sandringham boasts a sheer vastness that made the final tracking shot of Paltrow truly magical. The film won numerous awards, as if we could ever forget after Paltrow’s acceptance ‘speech’, including a Best Supporting Actress award for Judi Dench in her droll and understated performance as Queen Elizabeth I, quite impressive considering she was only on screen for eight minutes.

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