Hollyoaks’ Jamie Lomas is teaming up with Emmerdale star Sammy Winward for a particular charity short film.
Lead Belly is impressed by precise occasions, and centres round homeless ex-soldier Mark, who’s haunted by reminiscences of a brutal occasion from his time in Afghanistan, which causes these round him chaos as he makes an attempt to battle his inside demons.
The mission focuses on themes resembling homelessness and our armed forces, in addition to hard-hitting subjects resembling psychological well being points in veterans. The film’s goal is to lift consciousness for homeless veterans.
Written by Ian Armer and Amanda Webster, Lead Belly is directed by Sean Glynn — who has beforehand gained a British Soap award.
I actually need your assist! We are making a film to lift consciousness for some wonderful charities . Support our ex veterans who’re struggling with psychological well being points and some who’re dwelling on the streets. Please assist by sharing and donating If you’ll be able to https://t.co/S3hF5PGGLf pic.twitter.com/N3NxW71cTq
— Jamie Lomas (@jamielomas1) October 4, 2019
Sammy and Jamie lead the solid, however they’re not the one cleaning soap stars to characteristic within the film, as Emmerdale’s Anthony Quinlan — who performs Pete Barton on the ITV cleaning soap — also makes an look, as does Jacob Roberts, who portrays Damon Kinsella on Hollyoaks.
In addition to this, Jamie Lomas and Kym Marsh’s daughter, Polly also features within the mission.
Director Sean Healey mentioned: ‘This is a narrative that’s important we inform. When I realized the statistics of what number of veterans reside within the streets, dealing with psychological well being points I used to be compelled to be part of elevating consciousness for this trigger.’
Filming on the mission began this month in and round Manchester and Liverpool, and is about to wrap up on October 12th.
The filming is being crowdfunded.