DIGBY: THE GUNPOWDER PLOTTER'S LEGACY

WHITE LYON FILMS LTD - as PROD

Action/Adventure - Development 2011

Kenelm Digby is the son of a Gunpowder Plotter. He is a man of intellect and daring - a true Virtuoso. Against overwhelming odds, he restores his family’s honour.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Writer(s)
    • Dianne THOMAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Dianne THOMAS (White Lyon Films Ltd), Robert ATWELL (Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc.)
    • Synopsis
    • England, 5th November 1605. Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. This swashbuckling adventure is inspired by true events in the 17th Century.
      Kenelm Digby is horrified as he witnesses his father, Sir Everard Digby’s brutal execution of being hung in front of the baying crowd outside St. Paul's Cathedral for being a Gunpowder Plotter.
      Kenelm vows to avenge his father's death by killing the Attorney General, Sir Edward Coke and Lord Buckingham for they brooked no mercy with his father. However, Kenelm’s beloved Venetia Stanley forces him to choose between marrying her and restoring his family honour, or choosing the path of revenge.
      Kenelm sets about restoring his family’s reputation and proves useful to his king - Charles I. Commissioned as an Admiral on a privateering expedition to attack and acquire enemy ships on the high seas to amass glory, prestige and wealth for England.
      As the Battle of Scanderoon commences, will Kenelm prove victorious and regain redemption for his family?
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