A tattooist has completed the first stage of shooting for a film based on his own experiences and that of his clients.

Terry Coker, who owns the Cobra Custom Tattoo studio in Imperial Avenue, Maylandsea, is filming On a Prayer in Maldon.

Its stars include soap actors Danniella Westbrook and John Altman, both from Eastenders, and Michael Mckell from Emmerdale and Doctors.