Thomas Skelton (Tom Fool) was a revered Jester for the Pennington family at Muncaster Castle in the 17th century.
He was famous for his inventive intelligence, clownish wit and dangerously magical antics.Our action packed story is adapted from the accepted ancient folklore of Muncaster.
Helwise Pennington the beautiful heiress of the Muncaster estate is told she is to be engaged to Sir Ferdinand Huddleston a powerful local warlord, but Helwise has other ideas and falls in love with a handsome young carpenter way below her standing. When Sir Ferdinand finds out, chaos and brutal murders ensue. Tom Fool (Helwise’s Guardian) is dragged deep into the supernatural turmoil that will become his legacy
“Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” – William Shakespeare
We offer multimedia production space for Film & TV. Nestled within the Lake District, an area of outstanding natural beauty, CFS features a London-style Production House and a large admin building. The Studios aim to bridge the logistical gap for productions, transforming the Lakes into an ideal place for film projects both artistically and practically.