In Pre-Production

Historical Comedy Drama

England, 1553 – the aftermath of Henry VIII’s deathhas left the nation divided. Amidst great tension, England’s first Queen, Mary I, takes the throne. The country is on the brink of chaos, and the ambitious Cardinal Pole plots to secure control.

However, he has overlooked a humble court-jester; Jane Foole. The pious, and apparently humourless queen finds Jane’s brilliant slapstick routines uproariously funny, and they strike up a genuine friendship. Jane’s comedy lightens Mary’s mood in the darkest of times, helping fend off Pole’smurderous manipulation. But for how long? Can Jane’s comedic charm continue to outwit Mary’s chief advisor, or will the laughter fade in the face of looming danger? Can Jane’s comedy save a nation from civil war?