Anzac Girls

The ABC have just released this extended trailer of ANZAC Girls which debuts in Australia in August.

Honouring the Centenary of the commencement of WW1, ANZAC Girls is a moving new six-part series based on the unique and rarely told true stories of Australian and New Zealand nurses serving at Gallipoli and the Western Front.

Like their brothers, fathers, lovers and husbands, these ANZAC Girls are our heroes. But they were also just ordinary girls – our sisters, our daughers, ourselves – looking for adventure, love, fun and friendship.
This is their story…

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anzac-girlsLast night Prime showcased the shows coming and returning to the channel.  There was no sign of any Fox content but as seems to be the case with the negotiations happening by everyone at the moment, don’t rule anything out yet.

There were four new local shows in the line up including Prime’s first foray into scripted drama in the form of ANZAC Girls, starring Antonia Prebble.  After the success of period dramas like Downton Abbey, this is a perfect fit for the channel.  Everyone was given a delicious anzac biscuit as we arrived to snack on during the show.

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