“It’s all about thinking differently, it is also about remembering how we used to live, we never used to live like this. We’ve only been mad for about 60 years.”
“If we had shown my parents how people live (today) how they will wander down the streets and coffee cup, immediately throw it away, eat throwaway, everything throwaway, they would’ve gone ‘what’s going on”.
Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, and many other stars (but also politicians, from London Mayor Sadiq Khan to conservative William Hague) at London’s Alexandra Palace where the first evening of William and Kate’s Earthshot Prize sponsored by the Royal Foundation is held.
The Earthshot Prize (the richest green award in the world, created and launched by prince William) awards its top five winners each with a prize worth £ 1 million (€ 1.2 million). Many celebrities but no guests flew from overseas.
Only British stars in attendance, the others (many, many VIPs) connected via Zoom.
Greg Wise is taking to the stage, in memory of his sister. “My beautiful sister was a huge disco queen,” he said. “She left our world almost exactly 5 years ago in a glitter ball coffin. This is for her. My gorgeous Diva sis, who would have been insane with excitement that her little bro was doing this.“
The Winter Guest was filmed at Elie and Pittenweem.
The town scenes were filmed in Pittenweem, a charming fishing village in the East Neuk of Fife.
The beach scenes were filmed upon the shores of a picturesque Scottish seaside town in the icy depths of winter, around Elie in Fife. Both the lighthouse and the beach next to the car park appear in the movie.