(From Derby Evening Telegraph)
When films stars Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes took up residence at Derby's Kedleston Hall, Victoria Flanagan's chief concern was that they might drop a cup of coffee on the irreplaceable furniture.
National Trust property manager Victoria was delighted that a major movie project chose the historic hall to be the backdrop for the costume drama The Duchess but had to make sure that the cast and crew left Kedleston the way they found it.
"The film crew were keen on using our furniture in the scenes," says Victoria. "So you see all our pieces in the background but they are sitting on props brought in to match up.
"We were all watching like hawks to make sure nothing got …