THE STRONGEST OAK

In late November, we invited Andrew and Wendy Morris, and Fleur of course, to come down to Birmingham for some publicity photos and an on-camera interview that will form a companion video for the feature film.

The filming location was the Old Rose and Crown Hotel, an historical landmark building situated in the heart of the stunning Lickey Hills (a favourite filming location of ours).

The day started with some outdoor filming in the beautiful grounds of the hotel itself and we captured some great shots of Fleur!

Fleur being a natural in front of the camera

Next was the interview with Andrew and Wendy. It was great to hear them tell their story in their own words.

The interview with Andrew and Wendy Morris being edited.

Of all the good luck messages Andrew and Wendy received while Fleur underwent her life saving operation and recovery, there was one in particular that summed up Fleur’s spirt:

‘The strongest oak tree of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun’

The completed interview will be posted in January, so stay tuned for that!

A big thank you to Andrew Hodges, the General manager of the Old Rose and Crown Hotel, for his hospitality and generosity during the shoot.