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Sole Mates

She'll heel your shoes and save your sole...if she can only bite her tongue.

St. john's, NL
5.83 (72)

Week #1 Show Teaser Sole Mates

Raven, a talented lady cobbler, arrives in St. John's broken down and worn out. She decides to mend her own life by opening a cobbler shop "Sole Mates". Her secret is that when she touches the shoes, she instantly connects with the owners soul. The quirky cast of characters that enter her life send her on a wild goose trying to pair up the people who need love the most - including herself.

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Raven, a lady cobbler, has a unique gift - every shoe she touches, she becomes acutely aware of the owners soul.

She knows their hopes, fears and dirty little secrets. She creates ripples of chaos that force people to connect and communicate.

In this town filled with quirky jerks and whacky weirdos, she is in tune with their vulnerabilities and discovers the common truth - they all want to have a laugh and be loved.

She vows to restore the worn out, rejected and abandoned to their previously loved condition. She patches holes in rubbers, reinforces strap ons, and gives them back their kick.

Sole Mates will reinforce your heart and mend your sole - Or dye trying!


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Sherri Levesque

Director, Writer

Sherri has been making up wild stories since before she could talk. She won CBC's Laugh NL award, the CTV Fellowship and has written/performed in ridiculous cabaret shows with Glam Gam Productions in Montreal. She has done casting, location scouting, directing, writing, co-ordinating and whatever else she can to make movie magic happen.

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Debbie Hanlon

Producer, Writer

Debbie is a proven business woman,3 time top 50 Canadian CEO, and was named one of the top 100 Business Women Entrepreneurs in Canada. She has had a varied career from Publishing,Real Estate, Finance, Film and many exciting ventures along the way. She is National Columnist ,a Children's Author and the creator of the Miss Debbie, I'm No Bully Show.Loving life to the fullest

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Berni Stapleton

Writer, Producer

Berni is a writer and performing artist who lives in St. John's, NL. She has appeared on the Halifax Comedy Festival, the St. John's Comedy Festival, CBC Radio's Madly Off in All Directions and a slew of other comedy specials. She is a well known playwright and performer within her home province. Her new book This is the Cat will be published this spring.

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    Adrian M.
    posted 10 years ago

    Pretty funny!
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    Cap'n Dave S.
    posted 10 years ago

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    JENN B.
    posted 10 years ago

    :) Nice work, Sherri and team!
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    Rachel W.
    posted 10 years ago

    Funny but the sound is very bad.
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    Eric T.
    posted 10 years ago

    Great concept! Sounds like it has lots of potential for a series.
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    Matthew S.
    posted 10 years ago

    Awesome job guys! ~ From your friends at Hit with a Rock
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    Jennifer C.
    posted 10 years ago

    Great team involved so I'm pulling for you. Also, SHOES! My dress size might go up and down a bit but my feet never let me down. Hello, size 8!
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    Kyla S.
    posted 10 years ago

    If you make a show about shoes I will watch it.
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    Sarah M.
    posted 10 years ago

    I love the concept, really interesting and unique!
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    Louise M.
    posted 10 years ago

    Great idea! This show has lots of potential. A definite shoe-in!
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    Ruth L.
    posted 10 years ago

    Love this idea!
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    Byron H.
    posted 10 years ago

    I'm rating this one highly because the concept formula is unique, but made of elements that are already proven. It's bound to be both fresh and original, and it sure doesn't hurt to have a cast led by women who have already proven themselves in the comedy world. This looks like a very capable and worthy team who I'd definitely like to see more from.
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    Clement G.
    posted 10 years ago

    This feels like a kickstarter for a clairvoyant shop. I would invest if it were a shop but not for a show.
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    Genevieve B.
    posted 10 years ago

    Good premise, would love to see footage over a description. #BeShowy
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    Brian T.
    posted 10 years ago

    Not a goood teaser but the idea has potential.
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    Brian T.
    posted 10 years ago

    I was expecting a touch more from this and was disappointed that all the video provided of the actual show was the still. Who is Raven? How does it operate? Will it have a 'Black Books' but with shoes vibe? The 'mends the sole' is a funny pun but can it really flesh out for a full 22-minute episode? Please show us more. I get that Raven can deduce and tell what a person is like from the wear and tear of the owner's shoes, but your second image and video make me wonder who Raven is and who these three women are. Are they going to be central to the show? Or are you just the producers? Overall, just a bit of a mess because I'm not sure what to think about the show (other than a woman will fix shoes and people), which is essentially conveyed in the pun alone. The extra video added nothing, sadly, but I want all the Newfoundland entries to do well so please post some show footage or concept work please.
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