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At the height of WWI, an intrepid Cockney woman embarks on a quest to discover the secrets of her father’s past and the fate of her lost siblings in Edwardian London.
Based on a true story.
- In development with New Colony Film
- Strong female leads
- Historical family mystery
- Sophisticated, non-linear storytelling
During the lead up to Christmas 1917, Mary Taylor – a 4’11” Cockney – becomes engaged to be married. In the months before the wedding, she embarks on a quest to learn more about her father.
Mary’s wartime investigations in London lead her to the discovery that her mother, Annie, has been telling her a packet of lies. Her father did not die a heroic death. He may still be alive. And he may have a cloak-and-dagger past.
As Mary pesters people to tell her what they know about the man called Robert Taylor, startling secrets about her working class family are revealed. The truth that emerges is a humorous & poignant tale of resilience, survival, and British pluck.
This series is based on a true story. Although it is highly fictionalized, all major anchor points are backed by historical records. The completed Pilot Episode and Show Bible are available for review from New Colony Film.