PROJECT: Feature Film
LOGLINE: As two very different worlds collide it becomes a case of Tea and Crumpets! 'Calendar Girls' meets 'Band of Gold' meets 'Sweet Charity'
SYNOPSIS: When two brave ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute, Jean Johnson and Shirley Landels, decide to campaign for the total decriminalisation of Prostitution and to improve conditions for Working Girls everywhere, tough, witty Brothel Owner, Holly Spencer - already in trouble with the police for running an illegal brothel - decides to contact them. Holly has the perfect brothel these W.I. Ladies could be looking for.
'The remarkable true story of two genteel ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute who take it upon themselves to campaign for better working conditions for Working Girls. 'Rumpy Pumpy!' is a charming and very English comedy of manners and its heart-warming plea for justice impassioned.' Entertainment Focus, 2015.
DIRECTOR: Barbara Jane Mackie has a background in directing music videos, musicals and documentaries. Barbara developed drama series for the BBC, wrote the screenplay 'Cowboy Girl' and wrote and directed her own musical 'Rumpy Pumpy!.' 'Rumpy Pumpy!' played at The Kings Head and Union Theatres in London and Windsor Theatre Royal to hugely enthusiastic audiences and reviews.
CAST: CHERYL FERGISON is now attached as Holly, the Madame of the Brothel. She is currently smashing it in 'Menopause The Musical' the National Star. Cheryl is well known for her role as Heather Trott in EastEnders.
SEEKING INVESTMENT: £52,000 - for Script Development, Recce and Pre-production fees.
West One Entertainment are now seeking funds to turn this extraordinary musical, based on a true Hampshire story, into a film. Extended Treatment available with sample scenes. Filming to be in Southampton and the surrounding areas.
'Film Treatment and sample scenes available'
Producers: Glen Kirby and Jed Tune of West One Entertainment (W1E), formerly Jack In The Box Films
Executive Producer: Tony Steyger
West One Entertainment (W1E), formerly Jack In The Box Films, is a UK based film production company that creates stories aimed at the international market which truly inspire, enlighten, thrill and exhilarate the minds of the audience.
Since 2012, CEO Glen Kirby and COO Jed Tune have together received 16 Nominations and 9 Wins at international film festivals (Such as; Edinburgh International Film Festival, London Film Festival and LA International) for both feature length and short films.