Roslin Relishes Box Office Result

Scenes from Roslin chapel, near Edinburgh, featured in the best-performing UK-made film at box offices around the world last year.

According to the UK Film Council’s statistical yearbook for 2006, The Da Vinci Code – which concludes with scenes from the chapel – was the strongest UK film at the worldwide box office, grossing $758 million.

The yearbook also reveals that box office takings in the UK are up 56 per cent since ten years ago and that films shown on UK TV last year attracted a total audience of 3.3 billion, including some 9.5 million viewers alone for Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl, when it was shown on BBC ONE.

Casino Royale was the top box office performer in the UK last year, taking