Woody Allen chooses wood

The newest Woody Allen film will feature two brothers who restore a SCOD.Customers of the Butt and Oyster restaurant in Ipswich have been surprised to find themselves dining in the same room as Hollywood stars Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting) and Colin Farrell (Troy), who will star as brothers who restore a South Coast One Design (SCOD), 25ft (7.8m) wooden sloop. Woody Allen’s latest film, as yet untitled, is being filmed on location on England’s south and east coasts. A fuller story will follow in Classic Boat magazine soon.Classic Boat, 23 August 2006Source: www.classicboat.co.uk