The fascinating true story behind Bank of Dave and where is the real Dave Fishwick now?

Bank of Dave is a Netflix biographical comedy film based on a ‘true-ish’ story about the real-life Burnley businessman, Dave Fishwick, who tried to make a bank back in 2011.

Bank of Dave, which starts Rory Kinnear, Joel Fry, and Phoebe Dynevor, is the latest heartwarming film to delight viewers on Netflix. Released on Monday, December 18th in the US, the film calls itself a’ true-ish’ story based on the creation of Burnley Savings and Loans Limited. Some viewers want to know, did Def Leppard play for Bank of Dave and was his lawyer Hugh based on a real person? Others want to know how much of the story is true, and what has happened to Dave Fishwick? Here is what you need to know…

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Is Bank of Dave a true story?