Win tickets to the Odeon, Weston

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Odeon, Weston, to offer two lucky readers the chance to each win a...

BREAN Down takes a starring role in this week's big screen release, Elizabeth: The Golden Age (12A).Last June Brean Down was closed to the public to film numerous scenes for the dark, historical thriller which follows the princess' ascension to the throne.Film crews set up camp at the beauty spot which was chosen as a location because of its stunning views across the British Channel. Among the 600 local extras was Burnham and Highbridge councillor Peter Clayton, who played one of Queen Elizabeth's soldiers. The movie tells the story of Elizabeth's crusade to control love, crush enemies and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world.As Elizabeth's cousin Mary Stuart and Phillip of Spain attempt to overthrow her, Sir Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth's trusty advisor, works tirelessly to protect her from the many plots and conspiracies.Preparing to go to war to defend her empire, Elizabeth struggles to balance royal duties with an unexpected vulnerability in her attraction to Sir Walter Raleigh.Cate Blanchett and Geoffrey Rush reprise their roles they originated in the Academy-sward nominated Elizabeth, while Clive Owen joins them as Sir Walter.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with the Odeon, Weston, to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see a film of their choice, subject to availability. To enter please answer the following question: Name the actress who stars as Elizabeth?* Closes: 9am on November 9. * Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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