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'The Bold and the Beautiful' Releases Details of Amsterdam Location Shoot, Ferry Doedens to Guest Star

Ashleigh Brewer, Scott Clifton, Kim Matula and Darin Brooks.
CBS' Emmy-Award winning daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful will film a romantic story on the canals of Amsterdam the first week of October, the series announced today.

"While in the Netherlands for a Forrester Creations photo shoot, one couple finds love while another is falling apart,” said executive producer and head writer, Bradley Bell. "The action takes place over seven episodes, and we are very excited about showcasing the beauty of Amsterdam during our shoot."

Cast members Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy Forrester), Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer), Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) and Kim Matula (Hope Logan Spencer) will take part.

GTST's Ferry Doedens will guest star on B&B this fall.
Dutch actor and singer Ferry Doedens (Lucas Sanders, Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden) has also signed on to guest star as Forrester Creations’ local public relations executive, a role created especially for episodes filmed in Amsterdam. Episodes will air in the U.S. on the CBS Television Network in November 2014 and in the Netherlands in 2015.

Among the many other locations featured will be the exteriors of historic Hotel de L’Europe, a five-star luxury hotel overlooking the Amstel River in the heart of Amsterdam. Netherlands-based Stepping Stone Productions will assist The Bold and the Beautiful crew during filming.

The Bold and the Beautiful filmed episodes in Paris and Monte Carlo in June 2014, and in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in March 2014. Other shoots have included Lake Como (1997), Venice (1999), Portofino (2002), Sydney, Australia (2007), Aspen, Colorado (2011-12), Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (2011), Puglia, Italy (2012) and Monte Carlo (2013).

Thorsten Kaye, Heather Tom, John McCook,
Hunter Archila, Kim Matula and Scott Clifton.
As previously announced, iconic stars Scott Clifton, Thorsten Kaye, Kim Matula, John McCook, Heather Tom and Hunter Tylo will appear in "The Bold and the Beautiful Live!" stage show at Theater Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn in Utrecht, just outside Amsterdam on October 4th. Tickets are on sale now at www.seetickets.nl and www.rtltickets.nl.

Ticket price for "The Bold and the Beautiful Live!" is €38.50 (approximately $52.00) including tax; excluding booking and transaction fee. Tickets may also be purchased by phone from See Tickets: +31.880.112.610. More information about the show can be found on www.rtl.nl/theboldandthebeautiful and www.boldandbeautiful.com.

At the show, fans will get a unique peek into the behind-the-scenes world of the daytime drama, and a deep dive into the turbulent lives of the characters. The show will feature interaction between fans and the cast, including the chance to ask questions as well as revelations about the actors’ private lives and projects outside of the series.

In June 2014, The Bold and the Beautiful was the recipient of the TV Audience Award Golden Nymph at the 54th Monte Carlo TV Festival in the Category of Telenovela/Soap for the 9th consecutive year. This distinction provided Guinness World Records® with the scientific data from people-meter systems around the globe to declare the series the most popular daytime Soap currently on television in 2010. The Bold and the Beautiful is broadcast in over 100 countries worldwide with an estimated daily audience of 35 million. The Bold and the Beautiful received 18 Daytime Emmy® Award nominations in 2014, including Outstanding Drama Series, a category it won consecutively in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Throughout its history, Hotel De L’Europe has been favored by Amsterdam’s elite and the hotel continues to attract the world’s most celebrated names. Exuding an air of sophistication, De L’Europe boasts a distinctive decor, enhancing each room and suite with a replicated Dutch Masters painting, hand picked in exclusive partnership with the renowned Rijksmuseum. As a hub of haute cuisine, De L’Europe features a selection of the city’s finest restaurants such as the two starred Michelin Restaurant Bord’Eau and the authentic Dutch brown Freddy’s Bar named after owner Alfred ‘Freddy’ Heineken, all overseen by the Executive Chef Richard van Oostenbrugge. Building on its illustrious history and delivering discreet attentive service, De L’Europe specializes in the art of exceeding expectations.

Stepping Stone produces television content for all major Dutch public and commercial broadcasters, from comedy sketch shows to cooking and reality shows. It is owned and operated by Jasper van der Schalie.

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