Award-winning actor Brian Cox came for dinner with the Wordsworths at Rydal Mount.
Emmy-award-winning Cox, best known for his roles in the Bourne series and most recently as General Mikhail Kutuzov in the BBC’s War and Peace, was in the Lakes to attend a special screening of his latest film, The Carer, at Zeffirellis in Ambleside.
He had dinner with members of the Wordsworth family at nearby Rydal Mount. One of the film’s producers, Charlotte Wontner, is the great great great great grand-daughter of William Wordsworth who lived at Rydal Mount.
“It was a memorable evening,” said Rydal Mount curator Peter Elkington, who hosted the dinner. “The creative spirit of William Wordsworth had brought together this group of very talented people.”