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Chertsey Meads filming: Martin Clunes rumoured to be shooting new drama about Milly Dowler's murder in Surrey; With no release date yet, scenes of Manhunt were reportedly filmed in Chertsey Meads between Monday (March 5) and Thursday (March 8).

Byline: Catarina Demony

British actorMartin Clunesmay have been filming a new drama in Surrey after residents spotted him inChertseyMeads.

Movie website IMDB states Mr Clunes is starring inManhunt, an ITV drama about the pursuit and capture of the serial killer who murderedWaltonschoolgirlMilly Dowler.

It will be based on the memoirs of former London Metropolitan Police detective DCI Colin Sutton, played by Mr Clunes himself.

DCI Sutton determinedly pursued serial killer Levi Bellfield and linked his previous murders to the abduction and murder of Walton schoolgirl Amanda Jane "Milly" Dowler as she travelled home from school.

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Milly was 13 when she was reported missing in March 2002. Her remains were discovered in woods inYateley, Hampshire, in September that year.

Directed by Marc Evans, the drama was set to begin filming in March 2018 in and around the London area.

A sign placed outside Chertsey Meads stated that car park B was shut between Monday (March 5) and Thursday (March 8).

It read: "The council have agreed to let a filming company use car park B at Chertsey Meads for the above duration.

"This will mean the car park is closed to public traffic. Please use car park A (by the play area) during this time.

ITV to produce drama starring Martin Clunes on pursuit and capture of Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler's killer

It continued: "We realise this will inconvenience some park users and apologise for that but hope you will understand that this provides the council with valuable income to assist us in managing and maintaining our open spaces. "

It comes nearly two weeks afterpreparations for the shooting of Angel Has Fallen started at Virginia Water.

According to IMBD, a release date for Manhunt hasn't been announced yet.

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DCI Sutton will be played by Martin Clunes

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Did you spot this sign outside Chertsey Meads car park B?

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Publication:Get Surrey (Surrey, England)
Date:Mar 12, 2018
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