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'Humpty Dumpty' will be a feature length Documentary. It will delve into the largely unknown story of Tommy Quickly. 

Everyone in the known world has heard of the legendary 'Beatles'. Many will know of their fellow music stable mates 'Billy J Kramer' 'Cilla Black' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers' - All of which where managed and discovered by the iconic Brian Epstein.

Tommy was also part of this illustrious stable, but from 'what we know' his career took a very different path. 

This film will be presented throughout by two Liverpool Actor, Musicians and Friends: Andrew Gower and Stephen Walters. As well using source material, we are writing our own sound track .... we have written 5 original songs already!

We first met on the set of NBC's series 'AD' filmed in Morocco. By a quirk of fate Stephen was about to start the second series of Starz hit show 'Outlander', when Andrew was also cast in the series. There was instant connection over their mutual obsession of the 'Merseybeat' era. It was these conversations that gave birth to the idea of 'Humpty Dumpty'.  

So what became of Tommy?! Given that we live In 'the age of the internet', there is scarce detail regarding this mysterious enigma ... But we intend to find out!

Welcome to world of Tommy. 

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Here is a little bit about Andrew and Stephen:

My name is Andrew Gower I graduated from Oxford School Drama 7 years ago and since then have worked consistently as an Actor on both Stage and Screen. Some of my projects include, Bonnie Prince Charlie in Starz hit show 'Outlander', Cutler in the BBCThree's cult series 'Being Human', award winning 'Capital' for the BBC, BAFTA nominated 'Frankensteins Wedding' and John Stewarts debut feature film 'Rosewater'. With Humpty Dumpty, I am looking forward to the challenge of being both in front of camera and seeing the project through to the end of the edit. This is a dream project for me.

 @theandrewgower

My name is Stephen Walters I trained as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre school and have been a regular in British television and film ever since. I have played a wide range and variety of character roles in both drama and comedy. I am most commonly associated with unpredictable, complex figures. I have been nominated for a Royal Television Society's Best Actor award in 2013 for my role in the Sky Arts drama Ragged. Other roles include, DCI Mark Mcguiness in ITV's 'Little Boy Blue', Johnny in Sky TV series 'Tin Star', Angus Mhor in Starz hit show Outlander and Crispin Ingham in BBC Ones 'The Village'. As well as Acting, Writing and Directing have always been a passion of mine. The Humpty Dumpty documentary is the perfect opportunity to combine all three. 

@stephenwalters

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Risks and challenges

This is an ambitious 'micro budget' film. We are aiming to start shooting around July 2017. We estimate that this project will largely be shot over a sixth month period ... possibly longer if needs be. Work commitments aside, this 'passion project' will take up most of our time. There will be regular video updates via Twitter and the Kick Starter page regarding our progress.

During this time we will be carrying out a 'thorough' investigation into the life of Tommy. This will include famous faces of that era, from his friends to his family.

The Budget will be spent on;

*Camera/Sound hire
*Interviews
*Travel expenses
*Edit suite (pre and post production)
*Production Manager
*Food
*Festival Entry

We are hoping to arrange with the wonderful Dorianne Panich (@OutlanderHome) a trip to New York sometime in July. This will give us the opportunity to pay musical homage to Tommy and follow in his footsteps ... AND to share this part of the journey with the loyal Outlander fans.

Anything raised above the 10,000 pounds will go towards the promotion of the film, all things post production related, entries into festivals and private screenings for distribution purposes ... including the Liverpool premier!!

As a point of principle, we will not paying ourselves whilst making this passion project.

Thank you for taking the time out to show interest in our story and fingers crossed you will get behind us!!

With love,

Andrew & Stephen x

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