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  1. Copperfield being filmed in King's Lynn

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News

    A new film version of Charles Dickens' classic novel David Copperfield is being shot partly in King's Lynn in Norfolk.

    King's Lynn

    The crew behind the British production, called The Personal History of David Copperfield, is filming by the River Purfleet and the set was prepared last night (see picture above).

    It is being directed by Armando Iannucci and its stars include Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie.

    Earlier this month, the crew came to Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk to film some scenes.

  2. Teen helps save father's life after using CPR techniques seen on TV show House MD

    BBC Spotlight

    Doctors have praised a teenager who saved her dad's life when he started having a heart attack.

    The Hollands

    When Barry Holland from Helston collapsed suddenly, the family called 999 and were told to try to give him CPR.

    Hugh Laurie. Pic: AFP/Getty Images

    The Hollands said medical staff had praised 18-year-old Kodie's efforts to help treat her father. She said she knew how to apply chest compressions after seeing it done on the American television medical drama, House MD, which starred Hugh Laurie.

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    Tom Hiddleston

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