BBC drama to be shot in Kirkby Lonsdale

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Scenes for a major BBC drama are to be shot in Kirkby Lonsdale.

A crew will film part of Jamaica Inn in the Lunesdale town over 12 days in October.

Some road closures will be in place during that time.

Jamaica Inn is a 19th century novel by Daphne du Maurier.

It is described as an eerie period piece set in 1820s Cornwall.

The plot of the original novel follows a group of murderous wreckers who run ships aground, kill the sailors and steal their loot.

Alfred Hitchcock made the first screen version in 1939.