ABOUT

“Ask the Cheat”, an exciting black comedy starring Nick Moran (Lock Stock, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 & 2), Martin Trenaman (The Inbetweeners), Nicole Faraday (Bad Girls, Kill Kane) and introducing Max Abraham.

After getting caught cheating on his final exams Ben has no choice but to help kidnap his teachers husband.

“Ask the Cheat” is guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. Unbridled hilarity” – Vanessa Feltz

“Very clever, thought provoking and funny film” – Zahra Shah, CEO,  (BPF)

“Great acting and an unexpected twist”-   Gareth Graham

CAST

CREW

Directed by

Raza Mallal

Writing Credits

Raza Mallal (Written by)

Produced by

Suman Hanif Bts Producer

Raza Mallal Producer

Music by

Gareth Foy

Cinematography by

Alex Veitch director of photography

Film Editing by

Alice Gregory

Matthew Tingle

Production Design by

Sam Hunter

Makeup Department

Alessandra Cammarata

Trisha Guerin

Sian Katie Leigh

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Alana Tiernan (2nd ad)

Christina Tryphonos (1st assistant director)

Art Department

Ellie Mortimer (Porops assistnat)

Sound Department

Stephen Cummings (Sound recordist)

Greg Green sound assistant

Oliver Guy sound assistant

Niall Nelson sound assistant

Robert Paterson sound assistant

Catherine Smith sound assistant

Augustus Threlfall sound assistant

Visual Effects by

Eleni Apserou graphic design

Aron Dhari  titles

Stunts

Darren Payne stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

Jack Brent production stills

Ella Brewin camera assistant

Lauren Gill camera assistant

Conor Gilmour 1st assistant camera

Laurence Good camera assistant

Will Sparkes gaffer

Casting Department

Laura McGee casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Bethany Morton costume / wardrobe

Editorial Department

Chris Brearley colorist

Transportation Department

Rob Blackburn unit driver

Paul Coverdale unit driver

Other crew

Jamie Carlsson-Yates production assistant

Cassandra spider wrangler

Kieran Dutton script supervisor

Iulia Grama  runner

Heather Hall production assistant

Jakub Kyral runner

Kayley Loveridge script editing

Rebecca Morris production assistant

Imran Naushad production assistant

Lee Pearson runner

Phil Rochester script editor

Alina Tasadaq production assistant

Bryonie Wood production assistant

Matt Clayton production office assistant (uncredited) / script consultant (uncredited)

Holly Pownall production office assistant (uncredited)

Nastassja Wallis production office assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

M. Afzal the producers would like to thank: Buy Direct Furniture (as M Afzal)

Mick Amberton Crescent the producers would like to thank: Yorkshire Dance

Mike Betts the producers would like to thank: props

Chloe Bruchez  the producers would like to thank: Gordon and French

Rachel Chambers the producers would like to thank: Gordon and French

Lauren Clarke the producers would like to thank: Yorkshire Dance

Christina Cooke the producers would like to thank: Gordon and French

Caroline Day the producers would like to thank: bicycle

Jo Durant the producers would like to thank: Stage 3 Catering

Daniel Figg the producers would like to thank: Leeds City Council parking permit

Donna French the producers would like to thank: Gordon and French

Chris Furminger the producers would like to thank: Gateways School

Stephen Gittins the producers would like to thank: Associated International Management

Danny Howarth the producers would like to thank: ProVision

Mike Knowlesthe producers would like to thank: Enterprise Rent a Car

Kayley Loveridge the producers would like to thank: script editing

Paddy the producers would like to thank: props

Ian Preston the producers would like to thank: Preston Baker Estate Agents

Phil Rochester the producers would like to thank: script editor

Jade Simmons the producers would like to thank: Jury’s Inn

Andrea Smart the producers would like to thank: Yorkshire Dance

Ben Sweet the producers would like to thank: Film Buddy

Matthew Wilson the producers would like to thank: Leeds City Council parking permit

LOGLINE

Even the Disadvantaged can be Heroes

Synopsis

Max Abraham plays Ben who is caught cheating in his final A-level exam but in return for not reporting him, his Teacher (Nicole Faraday) blackmails him to carry out an even more audacious crime… Help kidnap her cheating husband (Martin Trenaman).

As the film progresses, the kidnapping spirals out of control, further complicated by interfering, quirky characters including an ultra right wing politician (Jeremy Edwards).

  • Genre:

    Comedy, Crime, Thriller

  • Writer:

    Raza Mallall

  • Status:

    Finished