Coronavirus: “I used to film weddings but now I film funerals”


Ian Wilkinson typically films around 40 weddings a year.But since April, the videographer has recorded more than twice as many funerals.

Mr Wilkinson, of Rothley, in Leicestershire, said he was approached to film a funeral after the coronavirus pandemic led to the cancellation of several of his wedding reservations.

“It was intimidating, but as a videographer you have to shoot a lot of different things, so like all projects you adapt to it.

Video reporter: Alex Thorp

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