Blockbuster film director puts Blackpool on the map

Blackpool Tower, where director Tim Burton shot some of The Killers music video Credit: ITV Granada

A blockbuster director has been in Blackpool ,filming a music video for US band the Killers.

Tim Burton, who directed Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice said it was "a pleasure" to spend time in the resort.

He shot the video for the band's single "Here with Me" with US actress Winona Ryder and British actor Craig Roberts.