Sutton Hoo: ‘I taught Ralph Fiennes Suffolk accent’ for Netflix movie
The Dig, additionally starring Carey Mulligan, tells the story of native archaeologist Basil Brown investigating a collection of mysterious earth mounds on an property on the Deben estuary close to Woodbridge in 1938.
Charlie Haylock, 74, from Sudbury, was known as by Mr Fiennes after he had seen Mr Haylock’s dialect movies on YouTube.
“I assumed it was a rip-off at first,” stated Mr Haylock. “It was not till he walked out of Colchester station did I realise it weren’t a rip-off.”