Behind the scenes at the Blackpool premiere of resort-filmed comedy Eaten by Lions

The cast of new comedy film Eaten by Lions arrived at The Winter Gardens last night for its star-studded northern premiere.

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 11:17 am
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 12:28 pm
Leading star Antonio loves Blackpool, that's for sure...

Filmed and set in Blackpool, the comedy tells the heart-warming story of half-brothers Omar (Antonio Aakeel) and Pete (Jack Carroll), who were raised by their grandma after their parents were killed by lions in a bizarre accident. When their beloved grandma passes away, they embark on a life-changing journey to find Omar’s birth father in Blackpool

Stars arrived at the Winter Gardens in the same yellow Rolls Royce used in the film
Jason Redshaw, Anna Phylactic and David Charles-Cully.

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John Smith, star Tom Binns with son Arthur and Mary Binns
People starting to gather outside the Gardens ahead of the premiere
Ready for the northern premiere of the new feature film
Stars of the film lined up
Shila Iqbal and Antonio Aakeel
Jade Jowitt and Effie Sharp
Director Jason Wingard said coming back to Blackpool was like coming home
Becky Steele, Saara Nawaz, Nasara Nawaz and Jazz Jhumat
Tony Just, Emma Dunn, Paul Robathan and Mark Turner arrive to watch the film
Alex Jackson
Thomas Shannon and Lucy Shannon