The Canterbury Tales
A Modern Retelling of Chaucer’s Classic Tales

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The Wife of Bath
Fifty-three-year-old Beth Craddock is a successful television actress who still believes in Mr Right, despite a number of failed marriages behind her. When her husband of 16 years leaves her…
The Miller's Tale
John runs a pub in suburban Kent. He hosts a regular Karaoke night, where his much younger wife Alison is queen bee. One night a smooth talking stranger, Nick (James…
The Sea Captain's Tale
A film noir set in the Asian community of Gravesend. Jetender is a wealthy money-lender and importer/exporter: an Asian 'Godfather' figure to his community. He goes into business with the…
The Man of Law's Tale
Constance is a Nigerian refugee found on a small boat in the Chatham docks by a couple, Mark and Nicky, who take her in. A devout Christian, Constance, cannot remember…
The Pardoner's Tale
The local community of Rochester, still in shock after a girl was raped and murdered the previous year, launch a search for missing teenager, Amy. Arty, Colin and Baz are…
The Knight's Tale
Ace and Paul are two young prisoners who've been friends since childhood. When they fall in love with the same woman, Emily, a teacher at the prison, their friendship is…

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