Steve Nesbitt’s British Boxing Comedy GLOVES OFF To Enter The Ring at The Prince Charles Cinema Premiering on September 19
MoliFilms Entertainment Ltd and Kew Media are excited to announce that their award-winning British comedy, GLOVES OFF will celebrate its Premiere on the 19th September at The Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square and will be released On Demand from the 24th September and DVD on the 1st October.
Directed by Steve Nesbitt and co-written with lead actor Brad Moore (North v South, Golden Years), GLOVES OFF features an all-star British cast including Ricky Tomlinson (The Royle Family, Mike Bassett: Manager), Denise Van Outen (Keith Lemon: The Film, Run for Your Wife), Paul Barber (The Full Monty, Only Fools and Horses), Alan Ford (Snatch, Cockneys vs Zombies) and Alexei Sayle (The Young Ones, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade).
GLOVES OFF follows Doug (Brad Moore) who, after the sudden death of his trainer during his championship fight, has inherited a crumbling debt-ridden gym, packed with a mixed bag of crazy would-be boxers (Ricky Tomlinson, Paul Barber, Alexei Sayle).
He must raise £50,000 fast or risk watching his mentor’s legacy re-possessed and transformed into a jumped-up Pilates parlour for stock brokers. Doug agrees to train a gypsy woman’s (Denise Van Outen) brother to fight in a £100,000 winner-takes-all bare-knuckle contest against the ‘King of The Gypsies’.
Winner of Best Feature Film at the British Independent Film Festival (BIFF) 2018, GLOVES OFF is a feel-good, British comedy about a group of friends risking life and limb to save their beloved boxing gym.
MoliFilms Entertainment Ltd are proud to announce that the upcoming red-carpet premiere of GLOVES OFF will be in support of the charity, Boxing Futures. Boxing Futures is an independent charity focused on helping young people access opportunities through boxing, sport and empowering mentoring relationships, ‘Boxing Futures fighting for better lives’.
Director, Steve Nesbitt - “GLOVES OFF is a comedy drama with genuine dilemmas and obstacles to overcome. The characters are complex, their relationships involved and fraught, but the laughs
come with a seasoning of slapstick and satire, mixed with tonal performance-based humour.
I wanted it to have easy to watch editing to welcome our viewers into a world of familiarity and belonging.”
Lead Actor & Co-Writer, Brad Moore “GLOVES OFF is a piece of entertainment but it also represents to me what people can achieve when they pull together and pride kicks in.”
CEO, Boxing Futures, Anthony York “We’re delighted to be the charity partner for the Premier of GLOVES OFF. As a small fish in a big pond, punching above our weight, the theme resonates with Boxing Futures strongly. Fighting against the odds, sticking together and rolling with the punches, for a common goal.”
Doug: Brad Moore
Vera: Denise Van Outen
Mick: Ricky Tomlinson
Albert: Paul Barber
Algy: Alexei Sayle
Burt: Alan Ford
Brigette: Sally Dexter
Nosher: Greg Orvis
Donny: Laurie Kynaston
Davros: Gary Cargil
Riz: Kab Silva
Mellissa: Sydney Wade
Big Bill: Adam Fogerty
Paddy: Joe Egan
Giles: Matt Barber
Rupert: Tom Craine
About MoliFilms Entertainment Ltd
MoliFilms Entertainment Ltd is an independent UK production and film finance company committed to portraying the diversity of British society by working across all genres, and shining a spotlight on under-represented minorities within the film industry. The Moli team has a combined experience of 40 years in the film industry as well as successfully releasing 11 films over three slates over the last 8 years, including Mo Ali’s MONTANA (Ashley Walters, Lars Mikklesen), GOLDEN YEARS (Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna), WRITER’S RETREAT (Poppy Drayton, Rupert Young), BEST LAID PLANS (Stephen Graham, Maxine Peake) and Rowan Athale’s award winning festival hit THE RISE (Vanessa Kirby, Iwan Rheon, Timothy Spall, Matthew Lewis).
About Kew Media Distribution
Kew Media Distribution, part of Kew Media Group, produces and acquires more than 1,000 hours of new multi-genre content every year and distributes a diverse catalogue of film, television and digital assets to broadcasters and viewing platforms across the world. Kew Media Distribution manages international rights to a library of over 10,000 hours of TV and digital content, including major drama series, non-fiction entertainment, special event programming, kids’ series, TV movies and mini-series.