The release of Abba’s new album later this year has prompted memories of filming for movie Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, which took place in Oxford in 2018.

Lily James starred in the fun scenes which were filmed in Wytham Village.

The film, written and directed by Ol Parker, starred Meryl Streep, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper and Cher.

Oxford Mail:

Locals in Wytham were stunned in 2018 when film crews turned up to capture Lily James and other actors cycling through the village.

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The opening sequence featured 80 newly-graduated Oxford students on their bikes in full academic dress.

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Scenes were also shot on the riverbank in north Oxford and at New College.

The first Mamma Mia! movie grossed more than $600m around the globe.

Abba's return to the recording studio is one of the most anticipated comebacks in pop culture.

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Forty years after the bitter songs written in the wake of two band divorces for their last album, 1981’s The Visitors, the Swedish pop quartet has reunited for Voyage, an album of brand new songs that will be released on November 5.

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Two tracks from it, the stately and epic ballad I Still Have Faith in You and the shimmying Don’t Shut Me Down, are out now.