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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has been interviewed and mentioned more about the recent The Bank Of Dave movie shoot.

As mentioned last week the band recently filmed scenes for a UK based movie.

The film titled 'The Bank Of Dave' is based on the life of businessman David Fishwick from Burnley and the opening of his bank Burnley Savings & Loans Ltd.

It features features Rory Kinnear playing the role of David along with Phoebe Dynevor and Joel Fry.

Joe has now told Planet Rock during his recent interview with them more about the band's part in the movie which is due on Netflix just before Christmas 2022.

Three Songs Performed

Joe revealed that the band performed 3 songs on Saturday 5th March during the shoot.

It's safe to say 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' would've have been one of the three.

Def Leppard Role

Joe says the band appear in a sequence meant to look like they are playing at Burnley F.C.'s 21,000 capacity Turf Moor football ground.

And they are included in scenes related to a charity concert organised by the character David Fishwick (who is a Leppard fan in real life).

As revealed by looking closely at the Tempo Production photos the band were not actually in the stadium but in a film studio on a stage made to resemble on outdoor festival setup.

The company is actually based just north of Leeds where they have a studio so it could be the scenes were actually filmed there rather than in Burnley itself. The film description mentions filming in Leeds.

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Def Leppard UK 2022 Photos - By Tempo Productions

Joe Elliott - March 2022 Interview Quotes

David Fishwick (Main Character)

Joe Elliott - "He decided to start his own bank. It's only like 12 years ago that this happened and he's a bit of a Def Leppard fan."

Def Leppard Role

Joe Elliott - "They kind of wrote us into the story and they've obviously enhanced the story somewhat."

Joe Elliott - "So, long story short, we do this fundraiser at Turf Moor to raise money."

Three Songs Performed

Joe Elliott - “We got to perform three songs in this movie. I don't know how many will survive."

Movie Release Date

Joe Elliott - "It's coming out on Netflix just before Christmas."

Bank Of Dave - Film Details

Romantic comedy based on the real life story of Burnley self-made millionaire Dave Fishwick. Stars Rory Kinnear, Joel Fry and Phoebe Dynevor.

Based on the real life story of Burnley's David Fishwick, Bank Of Dave tells of one man who took on the City of London - and won.

Dave Fishwick, a self-made working class millionaire, set up his own community bank in order to help local people and their businesses in the community from which he came.

Engaging the services of young London lawyer Hugh, he took on the financial might of the City of London to win the right to establish the first new British bank in more than 100 years - and won.

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