Anglican priest, Peter Owen Jones, recreates the live of St Francis of Assisi
Production Company: BBC
In this major new BBC TWO series, Anglican priest, Peter Owen Jones, has challenged himself to live a more simple life, inspired by St Francis and Jesus’ sermon in the Gospel to live a life of “voluntary poverty” as the key to deeper relations with both nature and our fellow beings.
Over the course of three one-hour episodes, viewers will see Peter grow his own crops, raise chickens, barter his skills for cuts of meat and even live without money. He has to rely on the kindness of his community in Firle, Sussex and even total strangers as he searches for food and accommodation.
After living a simple life, will Peter find that real meaning comes from helping one another rather than from mindless spending and are the best things in life really free?
Canterbury is a vibrant City that offers with two universities and offers modern day city, parks and open spaces, shopping areas to neighbouring quaint, traditional towns. Previous productions that have shot in Canterbury include Bargain Hunt (2012), Songs of Praise (2011) and A Canterbury Tale (1944).
How To Live A Simple Life will be shown on BBC TWO at 21:00 on 7th May 2010
For more information about filming in Kent contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the series visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/comingup/how-to-live-a-simple-life/
For more information about Canterbury: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/canterbury-district/Canterbury.aspx
For more information about Kent’s Filming History please visit our Movie Map: http://kentfilmoffice.co.uk/kent-movie-map/moviemap-live-2/