Letter: Rosamunde Pilcher obituary

Alan Payling writes: A good number of the Rosamunde Pilcher films made for German TV were filmed in Devon

A good number of the Rosamunde Pilcher films made for German TV were filmed in Devon (obituary, 8 February). In Dornen Im Tal Der Blumen, locations in Dartmouth, Torquay and Paignton were used. The Plains in Totnes and Exeter Quay were transformed into scenes in London by the use of a red bus and a black cab. In Ende Eines Sommers, Dartmoor locations such as Widecombe, Haytor, Brentor and Saddle Tor can be identified. The completely fictionalised version of England the films show is highlighted when a bus journey is apparently taken from Hemsworthy Gate near Widecombe to Cathedral Close in Exeter. As if!

Alan Payling

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