Heartwarming news just out, as a group of plucky, singing fishermen have not only netted a top ten chart slot with their debut album but are also having a film made of their rise to fame.

Ealing studios, famous for some of the greatest British films ever (Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Ladykillers, The Lavender Hill Mob) have announced plans to develop the story of Fisherman's Friends into a movie. The Friends are a group of singers, all of them with seafaring experience, who perform old sea shanties and folk songs around their native area of Port Isaac in Cornwall. Luckily for them, a holidaying record producer heard their act in a pub, which led to a whopping £1m record deal with Universal.

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