Fisherman's Friends

Fisherman’s Friends
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 52min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Chris Foggin
  • Cast: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays, David Hayman

Danny (Mays) is a music industry talent handler who arrives in Cornwall on a stag night, and discovers the titular (real-life) folk singers and signs them. Mays is a watchable lead and generates rom-com chemistry with Middleton, the daughter of the group’s grouchy Jim (Purefoy). An undemanding yarn with nevertheless the power to do some cockle-warming.

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Fisherman's Friends

11 Mar 20193 stars

Undemanding, cockle-warming British comedy inspired by a singing sensation

For the uninitiated, the Fisherman's Friends are a real-life, all-male Cornish folk troupe who leapt to fame when they signed a £1 million record deal with Island Records in 2010. The journey of these fishermen-turned-chart-toppers forms the basis of…

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