|Segovia TV announced today that they would
be filming the famous romance novel Last Taxi to
Kensington. Filming will take place at Stoney Grove, an
historical estate located near the village where the book was set. The novel, considered
a early feminist triumph, was written by Helena O’Rall in 1949.
"We're delighted that the owner of Stoney Grove has been
such an accommodating chap," said Arthur Daily, "it's the
perfect location for the film. The old place captures the
essence of O'Rall's beautiful but slightly run-down Wilverdean Hall.
I got shivers when I walked through the house---I could feel
Loretta's suppressed passion pulsating through the walls."
the Taxi script, Daily urged veteran screenwriter
Anita Welk to stay faithful to O'Rall's artistic vision.
"What we have here is a classic piece of literature, beloved by
critics and romance readers alike. It deserved nothing less
than the loving guidance of one of the Britain's rising talents to
bring it, fully realised, to the viewing public. I assure you that
had O'Rall lived to see it herself, she would be greatly