Shannon Matthews: The Musical - The Movie

A project in West Yorkshire, UK by Sam Chapman

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A feature-length musical comedy film based on the bizarre events surrounding the disappearance of little Shannon Matthews, aged nine.
Backers: 611
Average Pledge Per Backer: £43

Funded: £26,142 of £10,000
Dates: Sep 29th -> Oct 21st (23 days)
Project By: Sam Chapman
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October 18th - via:
Great news! This afternoon we roared past 500 backers, unlocking the stretch goal to make a trailer for The Great Sausage Roll Swindle - LadBaby: The Musical. With LadBaby being such a secretive media-shy character it will probably rely on a little... (Read More)

Double the target in 7 days. You lovely bastards.

October 7th - via:
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Ey up! There's a gritty Northern premiere happening...

October 7th - via:
Wanks once again to all you backers, having reached the latest stretch goal target of £19,000 there's going to be a gritty Northern Premiere of Shannon Matthews: The Musical - The Movie!  The plan is to try and do this probably in Leeds a year from... (Read More)

Kuntgratulations! You unlocked another new reward.

October 5th - via:
You unlocked another stretch goal reward! Slow down will you, we've  still got 16 days to go!  You just helped fund Shannon Matthews: The Musical - The Movie (The Making Of...).  This means we can get an extra camera person on the shoots getting... (Read More)

Kuntgratulations! You unlocked a disturbing new reward.

October 4th - via:
Dear backers, you unlocked a new stretch goal reward! Now our Kickstarter has reached £17,000 each of you will be sent a replica of a harrowing drawing by me, Kunt, of me, getting pegged by Karen Matthews (see section of preliminary pencil sketch... (Read More)

Stretch Goals!

October 3rd - via:
Now then... To say thanks once more for getting us to our target so quickly we have added an extra reward into each of the tiers - All tiers of support will now also receive a digital album of new cast recordings of all the songs. We asked you for... (Read More)

Blimey, that was unexpected!

October 2nd - via:
Afternoon all, it's Kunt here. Just wanted to say a massive thank you to you all on behalf of myself and all the cast. You lovely bastards got us to our target funding in less than 24 hours!  We were surprised and overwhelmed by your generosity and... (Read More)

Künt's Shannon Matthews movie funded via Kickstarter

October 1st - via:
Controversial musical comic Künt has successfully funded a film version of his stage show Shannon Matthews: The Musical via Kickstarter. Launched on Friday, the project is an adaptation of a musical Künt wrote in 2010, but did not get around to performing on stage until this year. The Edinburgh Fringe production was created by Yorkshire-based theatre company Tuppence Ha'penny. (Read More)

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