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Release date for Guernsey based film revealed

Actress Lily James stars in the upcoming adaptation. Credit: PA Images

A film based on the famous book 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society' has had its released date revealed.

The film, called 'Guernsey', is set in the island in the aftermath of Word War II and will premiere in cinemas on April 20th next year.

The adaptation, which stars Downtown Abbey actress Lily James and Game of Thrones actor Michiel Huisman, was directed by Four Weddings and a Funeral's Mike Newell.

The screenplay was adapted from the Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows international best-selling novel about a journalist who decides to write about an island book club which formed during the war.

The book sold 7.5 million copies in 37 countries.



Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Cancelled from Air Displays

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight no longer part of annual Channel Islands Air Display

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is no longer part of the annual Channel Islands Air Display due to poor weather conditions.

Spitfire, Lancaster Bomber and Hurricane planes were due to be flying between RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire and the Channel Islands at 11am to celebrate the BBMF 60th anniversary.

Now the historic aircraft will do a single fly past along the east coast of Guernsey at 2.40pm before doing a single fly past in Jersey and returning to the UK.

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