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The Backstory....

For years, fans have been asking for a sequel to one of the first films exploring the fetish scene: Preaching to the Perverted (P2TP).  

In 2013 it became the first European movie restored and revived by Kickstarter fans.

After the release of Fifty Shades of Grey, P2TP was rated as one of the 10 best films on BDSM/fetishism by The Guardian, 2015.

Fast forward to 2016 and P2TP's writer/director Stuart Urban, fresh from writing and exec producing the ratings and critical triumph of ITV miniseries The Secret (starring James Nesbitt) has come up with the idea for the sequel, and we're going to explore it first in a graphic novel.

Act One

Those that know P2TP will remember the very last scene where Peter was singing a lullaby to his baby daughter. Well, almost 20 years have gone by and Stuart has come up with this idea:

How do you imagine Artemis, daughter of Tanya (the dominatrix) and Peter (the devout Christian),  will turn out to be when she reaches adulthood?

What has happened in her upbringing, and what will be her interests and orientation as she steps out into the big wide world? Beautiful and intelligent, Artemis is like a hybrid of Lady Gaga and Alice in Wonderland. She is going to enter the helterskelter, hypocrite-heavy World of Westminster and the seat of UK political power...

Fans of the first movie will be excited that original stars Guinevere Turner (Tanya) , Christen Anholt (Peter) and Julie Graham (Eugenie) are all up to reprise their characters, some two decades on down life's journey. Ricky Tomlinson of The Royle Family  is also up to return as horrible hack Fibbin' Gibbins.

By participating in this campaign you will personally be playing your part and putting vital funds into the development of the movie, as well as getting your fabulous rewards!

The graphic novel offers a chance to tell the story and perfect it before we set out to raise funds for the actual movie sequel. It will be produced to a high standard (see  below), written directly by Stuart Urban, who will work with his longtime collaborator and P2TP comic book and storyboard veteran, Mick Harrison.

Preaching to the Perverted Comic Book Cover (1997)
Preaching to the Perverted Comic Book Cover (1997)

Having collaborated on illustrating Stuart’s films and campaigns in storyboard and concept form for almost two decades, the duo are an established team. Mick is a seasoned commercial artist whose comic book spinoff for P2TP was highly popular. 

Just an example of the new book
Just an example of the new book

But the novel is just a first step: we would love for there to be extra finance raised for the actual movie’s eventual development generated via stretch goals or surplus funds. We are quite open and proud that your funds will be used for actual film development as well as for providing your rewards.

The Graphic Novel - Details

Stuart Urban has already written a draft storyline as the basis of the graphic novel and is working on visualisation concepts. 

The jumping off point will be a prologue showing how Artemis grows up under these two polar opposites as parents - something that the form is ideally suited to, in fact! 

The next panels above and below show Artemis's dual influence as she turns 18 of the House of God (upstairs, run by Peter) and House of Thwax (downstairs, run by Tanya). Peter is always worried about what his daughter will get up to with mum Tanya and the priestesses...

Work in Progress - Artemis's Initiation....
Work in Progress - Artemis's Initiation....

When Artemis wins an essay competition she becomes an intern to the oh-so handsome, so young British Prime Minister…much kinky mayhem and a constitutional crisis follow! Eugenie, who remains loyal to Tanya, infiltrates the  Houses of Parliament where she polices corruption and lies among Members of Parliament - a superhuman feat! Eventually both will found the Fetish Party and enter politics to much controversy.

The Wicca Plot Thickens...
The Wicca Plot Thickens...

The book will be laid out in cinematic landscape format and usually have several images on each page/panel, with a total of 72 colour pages. It will be published in digital, paperback, and hardback form - for specifications see  Rewards details and FAQ..

She woos no man. Peter dares not look.
She woos no man. Peter dares not look.

 

Risks and challenges

While every project carries some risks, the beauty of this graphic novel venture is that those risks are way lower than making a film! As we envisage things, the principal challenge will be to deliver the novel (in all its formats) within the timescale, given that both Stuart and Mick are in demand as successful creators in their fields, but as soon we reach the targets, time will be mapped out and blocked off for precise commitments to the creation and production of the novel. Stuart will complete the storyline's final draft in the month after the campaign ends, and the artwork will then commence. If, for any reason, Mick Harrison should prove unavailable within the contracted time frame for delivery, several suitable standby artists are being lined up, with proven experience in the fantasy and fetish worlds. Come what may with his professional commitments elsewhere, Stuart guarantees sufficient time to complete his work for this enterprise.

We feel the quality of the product can be guaranteed by working with seasoned professionals including graphic designer Rachel May (Skin Two etc) who will oversee layout and so forth, and publisher Tim Woodward (Skin Two, KFS etc) who has great production expertise in magazines, books etc.

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    Pledge £1 or more About $1.31

    Basic Kinkstarter Supporter

    Keep up to date as a supporter of the project and download 3 exclusive screen savers / background images from the Graphic Novel.

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    Graphic e-Novelist

    Digital download of the Graphic Novel. We will be able to provide PDF , EPUB and MOBI files.

    Plus your name on the credits at the end of the Graphic Novel as a "Kinkstarter Supporter.

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    Graphic Novelist (Hardcore)

    Paperback version of 'Tortured in the Orchard' Graphic Novel.

    Three exclusive screen savers / background images from the Graphic Novel.

    A Postcard of the film Preaching to the Perverted.

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    Graphic Novelist (Hardcore, HardSigned)

    Paperback version of 'Tortured in the Orchard' Graphic Novel signed by Writer/Director Stuart Urban.

    Three exclusive screen savers / background images from the Graphic Novel.

    A Postcard of the film Preaching to the Perverted.

    Plus your name on the credits at the end of the Graphic Novel as a "Kinkstarter Supporter.

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    Director's Digital Domain

    Digital download of the Graphic Novel.

    Three exclusive screen savers / background images from the Graphic Novel.

    Digital download of the restored and remixed film PREACHING TO THE PERVERTED and many fantastic extras
    - (2013) “Re-immerse in the Perverse” Documentary
    - (2013) “Preserving the Perverted” New featurette
    - (2013) "The restored film: comparison" New featurette
    - (2013) "Restored trailer"
    - (2013) "Restoration Premiere"
    - (2012) "Blip TV’s Diamanda Hagan Review"
    - (1997) "Perverts Progress (Making of)"
    - (1997) "Premiere Party/Guin Photoshoot"
    - (1997) "The Exploding Man)
    - Subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Swedish, German, Portuguese
    - Exclusive Comic Book drawn by artist Mick Harrison. (pdf)
    - P2TP Wallpapers
    - Signed Script (pdf)
    - 20 Film Stills
    - Soundtrack

    Digital download of Stuart Urban's last film MAY I KILL U? and extras
    - Interview with director Stuart Urban
    - Psychoanalising Baz - Interview with criminologist David Holmes
    - Outtakes
    - Assistant Fired at on Set
    - Police Scene

    Digital download of the award-winning documentary 'Tovarisch, I am Not Dead'.

    Plus your name on the credits at the end of the Graphic Novel as a "Kinkstarter Supporter.

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    JOIN THE CROWD

    Send us your headshot and full length views of you in your chosen outfit/persona and be immortalised by the artist in a crowd scene.

    This is a one-off reward by popular demand so if you want the benefits of another reward raise your pledge accordingly and let us know in a message what you are choosing.

    Send us the name you want to be used for the credits!

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    Limited Edition - Hardcore, HardSigned

    - Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.

    -1 DVD (Region 1) of the remastered Preaching to the Perverted

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    Director's Domain - Hardcore

    - 1 copy of the Paperback Edition of the Graphic Novel Tortured in the Orchard

    -1 DVD (Region 1)of the remastered Preaching to the Perverted

    -1 DVD (Region 2, PAL) of Stuart Urban's last film May I Kill U?

    - PLUS everything included in the Digital Reward 5

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    Director's Domain - Hardcore B

    - 1 copy of the Paperback Edition of the Graphic Novel Tortured in the Orchard

    -1 DVD (Region 1)of the remastered Preaching to the Perverted

    -1 DVD (Region 2, PAL) of Stuart Urban's last film May I Kill U?

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    Director's Domain - Hardcore, HardSigned

    Same as Reward 6 but your Paperback Novel will be signed by Writer/Director Stuart Urban.

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    Director's Domain - Hardcore, HardSigned

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    Director's BluRay Elite

    Same as Reward 6 but instead of the P2TP DVD, you will have of one the last 10 stunning Sony-manufactured BluRays of the restored film available in the known universe to air-breathing lifeforms. It will be signed, and a short dedication if requested, by Stuart Urban.
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    Director's BluRay Elite

    Same as the Director's Domain - Hardcore B Reward, but instead of the P2TP DVD, you will have of one the last 10 stunning Sony-manufactured BluRays of the restored film available in the known universe to air-breathing lifeforms. It will be signed, and a short dedication if requested, by Stuart Urban.
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    Perverted Projection and Book Launch

    2 tickets to:
    - Screening of the Restored Preaching to the Perverted in a private London West End Cinema (travel not included) .
    - Official book launch of the graphic novel at a reception prior to the screening in same location, hosted by Stuart plus various cast and crew.

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    Same as Reward 6 but your Paperback Novel will be signed in person, with a dedication if you wish, by Writer/Director Stuart Urban.

    2 Exclusive T-shirts

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    Perverted Projection and Book Launch

    2 tickets to:
    - Screening of the Restored Preaching to the Perverted in a private London West End Cinema (travel not included) .
    - Official book launch of the graphic novel at a reception prior to the screening in same location, hosted by Stuart plus various cast and crew.

    PLUS
    Same as the Director's Domain - Hardcore B Reward, but your Paperback Novel will be signed in person, with a dedication if you wish, by Writer/Director Stuart Urban.

    2 Exclusive T-shirts

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    The Artist

    1 unframed numbered original graphic novel artwork panel signed by the artist and by Writer/Director Stuart Urban

    - Exclusive T-shirt

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    The Animator

    1 Unframed Original Animation Paper (shown in our promo!) of the marching women of Sparta by Mick Harrison from P2TP in 1997. One Triple Priestess or Chieftess on animation paper. Tell us your choice. First come first served. The first 15 will also receive one of the last original CDs of P2TP.

    Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.

    - Exclusive T-shirt

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    The Artist Quadrupled

    4 unframed original graphic novel artwork panels signed by the artist and by Writer/Director Stuart Urban

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    The Triple Animator

    2 Unframed original Animation Cels + Background (shown in our promo!) of the marching women of Sparta by Mick Harrison from P2TP in 1997. You will receive a background, One cel with the Triple Priestess + One cel with the Chieftess

    Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.

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    Dinner with Stuart Urban

    Lunch/Dinner for two with Stuart Urban at a restaurant in London (travel not included).
    Sold out in the 2013 campaign, by the way!

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    - 2 Exclusive T-shirts

    - Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.
    - Everything included in the Director's Domain - Hardcore B reward , but with 1 additional signed copy of the Paperback edition and additional DVD of Preaching to the Perverted.
    - A3 poster of the film
    - 2 tickets for the exclusive screening of Preaching to the Perverted in London.
    - 10 original frames from the 35mm film Preaching to the Perverted.

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    Associate Producer

    Your name on the flyleaf/front credits of the graphic novel and credit as Associate Producer of 'Preaching to the Perverted' Sequel IF the film made.

    PLUS
    - Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.
    - Everything included in reward 6 with 1 additional paperback of the Graphic Novel and 1 additional DVD of PTTP.
    -A3 Poster of Preaching to the Perverted
    -6 animation cells
    -1 original drawing of the Graphic Novel
    - 2 tickets for the exclusive screening of Preaching to the Perverted in London (travel not included).
    - 10 original frames from the 35mm film Preaching to the Perverted

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    Associate Producer

    Your name on the flyleaf/front credits of the graphic novel and credit as Associate Producer of 'Preaching to the Perverted' Sequel IF the film made.

    PLUS
    - Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.
    - Everything included in the Director's Domain - Hardcore B reward with 1 additional paperback of the Graphic Novel and 1 additional DVD of PTTP.
    -A3 Poster of Preaching to the Perverted
    -6 animation cells
    -1 original drawing of the Graphic Novel
    - 2 tickets for the exclusive screening of Preaching to the Perverted in London (travel not included).
    - 10 original frames from the 35mm film Preaching to the Perverted

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    Your Name and Likeness [Here]

    Your chosen name (real or fantasy) and likeness/avatar depicted as one of the characters in the graphic novel. (It obviously needs to fit into the storyline, so that's a 'no' to Mary Poppins and Nelson Mandela. And if the film is made, we do not guarantee to put that character in, for practical reasons ).

    PLUS
    - 2 Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.
    - Everything included in the Director's Digital Domain with 1 additional paperback of the Graphic Novel and 1 additional DVD of PTTP.
    -A3 Poster of Preaching to the Perverted
    -6 animation cels
    -1 original drawing of the Graphic Novel
    - 10 original frames from the 35mm film Preaching to the Perverted.

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    Executive Producer

    Your name and credit on the flyleaf/front credits of the graphic novel and credit as Executive Producer of 'Preaching to the Perverted' Sequel if made.

    PLUS
    - 3 Limited Hard Back Edition of the film signed by the Artist and Director.
    - 4 Exclusive T-shirts
    - Everything included in Director's Domain - Hardcore B Reward with 4 additional paperbacks of the Graphic Novel and 4 additional DVDs of PTTP.
    -A3 Poster of Preaching to the Perverted
    -12 animation cels
    -2 original drawing of the Graphic Novel
    - 2 tickets for the exclusive book launch and screening of Preaching to the Perverted in London (travel not included).
    - Lunch/Dinner for two with Stuart Urban in London (travel not included).
    - 20 original frames from the 35mm film Preaching to the Perverted.

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