January, 2014 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

January, 2014

Cuban Fury heads for Redhill after Surrey dance duo train Nick Frost and co for salsa-inspired film

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While the film crew for British comedy Cuban Fury were spotted shooting across our county in 2012 , behind the scenes its stars were also being taught to salsa by a Surrey-based dance duo. As well as appearing in the film, Paul and Wendy Marcel, who host...

Tour Top Gear’s test track at Dunsfold from the comfort of your own home

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Unless you’ve been to the Wings and Wheels air and motor show or to visit Surrey Air Ambulance, while they were still based Cranleigh way, chances are you’ve only seen the Top Gear test track at high speeds on your TV. Since Google’s...

Could Macbeth film with Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender be shot near Elstead?

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As the world celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th birthday in 2014, French Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard and actor Michael Fassbender could be heading to Elstead to film a new adaption of Macbeth at Hankley Common if plans come to light. It is said that...

The great floods of Surrey 2014

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The flooding that so disrupted Surrey over the festive period, wrecking homes, businesses and Christmas plans alike, has showed little sign of abating in many areas with flood warnings continuing this week. Local wildlife artist Richard Symonds took to...

The time Keith Richards rolled on through Redhill (or did he?)

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Old fella walks into a bar with friends. He’s a man who’s obviously seen a few things in his time. Experience on his brow and eyes that tunnel back through history. Tips his hat to the barmaid and seats himself quietly in a corner away from...