An East Lancashire shop front has undergone a transformation for a new Take That musical movie, Greatest Days, which is being filmed in the county.

Doe Bakehouse, on Market Place in Clitheroe, revealed its new shop frontage which has been aesthetically changed for the movie.

They also shared a picture of film crews as they descended outside the shop to shoot some scenes for the film.

Doe Bakehouse, known for its vibrant colours, displays and doughnuts, has undergone a makeover and could be appearing in the background of a few movie scenes.

A spokesperson for the bakehouse said the production team changed the shop front to “fit their aesthetic - and that’s as all we know.”

New customers describing the new shop front as “vintage” and “cute”, with others praising the new “art deco logo”.

Lancashire Telegraph: Doe Bakehouse in Clitheroe's new shop signageDoe Bakehouse in Clitheroe's new shop signage

Posting to their Facebook page, Doe Bakehouse wrote: “Our Clitheroe shop has had a makeover, some of you are confused some of you adore it.”

They are even thinking about keeping the new signage.

A spokesperson said: “It does fit the town nicely but a lot of customers are a bit like ‘is that even you’, and quite different to our usual branding.”

One customer said: “I'm very intrigued to see the film now,”

“Oh I am obsessed with this new look”, said another.

“I want the old front of shop back - want you back, want you back, want you back for good,” joked another.

Doe Bakehouse also snapped a picture of film crews and they shot movie scenes outside the front of the shop.

Lancashire Telegraph: Greatest Day film crews outside Doe Bakehouse in ClitheroeGreatest Day film crews outside Doe Bakehouse in Clitheroe

On Tuesday (April 5), they said: “Filming this morning at Doe Bakehouse in Clitheroe for the new Take That Film.

“But don’t be put off, the shop will be open at and we’re all here to sign autographs too.”

One person said: “That is just so fab what an amazing thing to get asked to do” 

“What an amazing advertisement for your business,” said another.

The Wellsprings Mexican restaurant, in Sabden, also managed to catch a video of vehicles and film crews as they journeyed to the Nick Of Pendle to shoot some scenes for the movie.


They said: “Great news for the Clitheroe area. They are filming on the Nick of Pendle, showing off our beautiful countryside.”

Greatest Days is being filmed at various locations in Clitheroe and the surrounding countryside between April 4 to 13, with a big song and dance number at Clitheroe Castle, followed by shoots in London and Athens.

The film, based on the hit stage musical The Band, and written by Calendar Girl’s Tim Firth, will be a feel-good story of love and friendship.

It will feature some of pop group Take That’s biggest hits including Greatest Day, Patience, Back For Good, A Million Love Songs and Shine.

The band members will be played by Aaron Bryan, Dalvin Cory, Joshua Jung, Mark Samaras and Mervin Noronha.

Actor and comedian Aisling Bea, who won a TV Bafta in 2020 for her show This Way Up, has been announced as part of the cast line-up, having previously starred in Netflix productions Living With Yourself and Love Wedding Repeat.

Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald will serve as executive producers on the film; it's unclear if Jason Orange and Robbie Williams are involved in the project.