After their first album brings them waves of success, the Fisherman’s Friends must navigate the choppy waters of fame in the sequel to the feel-good sensation.
Words Adam Matulewicz
Moor up for the next stage of the Fisherman’s Friends’ story, where the now nationally recognised shanty-singers from a small harbour village in Cornwall face a storm of success.
Almost a year after the release of their debut album “No Hopers, Jokers, And Rogues,” the Port Isaac buoy band must steady their ship through their unexpected stardom, launching a second album, and hauling the opportunity of a lifetime.
With Glastonbury on the horizon, it’s all hands on deck as they prepare for the biggest gig they – or any band – will ever perform. If that wasn’t daunting enough, they’re only set to take to the legendary Pyramid Stagepreviously headlined by some of the biggest artists of all-time, including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Beyonce, Coldplay, Oasis, and many, many more.
Directing duo Nick Moorcroft and Meg Leonard bring the band back together for the sequel to the feel-good hit from 2019. Welcome back to the stage… James Purefoy’s Jim, David Hayman’s Jago, Dave Johns’ Leadville, Sam Swainsbury’s Rowan, and the rest of the buoys. The new chapter features some new faces, too as British television stars Richard Harrington, Joshua Maguire, and Roman Tikaram join the cast alongside Irish singer-songwriter Imelda May, in her acting debut.
Come on an exciting journey and bask in one of the most heartwarming and unexpected stories in British music history. See you dreckly.
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