Wanstead film set

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Wanstead Barber turned film set on Monday. Arc lights, props, thick cables, actors, blokes standing around on the pavement, that sort of thing. But not Mike Leigh this time – it was just an advert, rather than high filmic art.

The shop is looking so smart after its refurbishment it’s not surprising it caught some location scout’s eye. The product in question is not yet known (shop staff are sworn to secrecy) until early Jan when the advert will be shown.



3 Comments on "Wanstead film set"

  1. My husband was pushing me past this
    scene en route to Wanstead, in my wheel chair.
    As we passed, I asked what the crew were doing?
    The reply was
    “We are filming a film”.

  2. Definitely Coral, so rather less glamorous than hoped. One of the girls in the ‘film’ was wearing a hat with the betting logo splashed across it while getting made up in Christchurch Hall…

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