Scythers wanted to film Lark Rise to Candleford

Simon Fairlie tony at
Thu Jul 30 21:59:30 BST 2009

I have been asked to publicize this. Apparently 
they have some traditional scythes, though who 
knows what condition they are in.

Courses still to be held this year and results of 
this year's competitions can be found at 

In haste


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>From: "Kate Downey" <<mailto:Kate at>Kate at>
>Date: 30 July 2009 16:46:02 BDT
>To: <<mailto:chapter7 at>chapter7 at>
>Subject: Scythers wanted to film on new series of Lark Rise to Candleford
>Hi Simon,
>Thanks for your help.
>If you could forward the following information 
>to your scything connections that would be fantastic.
>Mad Dog Casting are looking for up to 10 people 
>to work a scythers on the new series of the BBC 
>Lark Rise to Candleford – a period drama adaptation.
>We are filming a scene in a field and need 
>people in the back of shot to be mowing a field.
>The production is set in the late 1800s.
>Filming (dependant on weather!) will be next 
>week, Tues, Wed, Thurs (and possible Fri depending on the weather)
>Even if you can only do one of the days this 
>will be helpful. We will have 10 people working 
>in the field but will use scythers where possible.
>It will be near Bath – possibly Atworth
>Pay is approx £120+ (I will need to find out how 
>much exactly) We deduct 15% commission.
>If you are interested please call me ASAP or 
>email a photo and the following measurements:
>I look forward to hearing from you.
>Kate Downey - Office Manager - Mid & West Branch
><mailto:kate at>kate at
>t.  +44 (0)1225 469 579   m.  +44 (0)7796 436 652
>38 Gay Street,
>Bath BA1 2NT
>Top Floor
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>NW5 2QL
>020 7482 4703
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