Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break. Paul Dood (Tom Meeten)
Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break

Paul Dood's Deadly Lunch Break

  • 2021 film

Black comedy about a talent show wannabe who goes on a killing spree to avenge the death of his mother. Stars Tom Meeten, Kevin Bishop, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Lowe, Pippa Haywood and more.

  • This film project is currently in development

Key details

Tom Meeten, Kevin Bishop, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Lowe, Pippa Haywood, Kris Marshall, Steve Oram, Katherine Parkinson and more
Nick Gillespie, Brook Driver, Matt White, Chris Willoughby, William Keith and Finn Bruce
Nick Gillespie
Finn Bruce and James Appleton

A fun but dangerous tale about weedy charity-shop worker Paul Dood (30), a chronic underachiever.

It should have been the best day of Paul's life. He was all set to enter the local heats of an X Factor-style national talent competition... this was his big chance. Dood had everything: a sparkly suit, a killer routine, and his dear old mother in tow. But the actions of five selfish people cause Paul to miss the audition, ruining his day, his chance at fame and killing his mother, whose old heart just couldn't take the stress.

Now Paul plans deathly revenge on the people who got in his way: one lunch break, five spectacular murders. Each wrongdoer dispatched in a fitting manner by the sparkly suited Paul on a revenge rampage around a small town. Will he pull it off and will he find the fame he's always longed for?!

Additional details

UK premiere
Wednesday 1st December 2021, Worldwide premiere via SXSW virtual festival; Wednesday 17th March 2021

Concourse Media

Camera set-up
Single camera

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