Streaming giant Stan releases stunning first-look photos of their blockbuster limited series Ten Pound Poms starring British actress Michelle Keegan
Running giant stan They released stunning preview images from their upcoming limited series, Ten Pound Poms.
Stan’s original series dramatizes the famous corridor-assisted immigration scheme, which brought over a million people to Australia after World War II.
Stunning British actress Michelle Keegan makes her first photoshoot.
The glamorous 35-year-old star plays Kate, a nurse who strives to rewrite her devastating past after arriving in Australia without her fiancé.
One of the preview shots features a smiling Michelle as Kate – wearing a sleek black hat and a 1950s-style gray and white winter coat.
Stan has released stunning preview images from the upcoming limited series, Ten Pound Poms, and the first images feature stunning British actress Michelle Keegan, Stan Original series showcasing the popular Assisted Passage Migration Scheme, which brought more than a million people to Australia after World War II
Another dramatic photo shows the actress dressed as a nurse while apparently taking a phone call anxiously.
Meanwhile, Game of Thrones actor Faye Marcy and BBC crime series Warren Brown’s Luther appear in another photo.
The pair play the Roberts couple, who come to Australia in 1956 After only paying £10 for their exit.
The glamorous 35-year-old star of Our Girl plays Kate, a nurse who strives to rewrite her devastating past after arriving in Australia without her fiancé.
One preview shot features a smiling Michelle as Kate – wearing a sleek black hat and a 1950s-style gray and white winter coat.
Game of Thrones actress Faye Marcy (second from right) and Warren Brown (far right) from the BBC crime series Luther in a scene from Ten Pound Poms. They play a British couple who battle prejudice and difficult conditions in 1950s Australia
The Australian government promises them a better home, better job opportunities and a better quality of life in the Down Under, away from bleak post-war England.
But the family soon discovers the grim truth of immigrant life as they fight Poor living conditions at the New Australians hostel plus prejudice.
A sneak peak shows them arriving at an immigrant hostel, loaded with luggage and surrounded by other newcomers.
Pictures also feature local star Sophie Gregg (Home and Away) and Aussie fave David Field (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries).
Other members of the Ten Pound Poms cast include Rob Collins (Cleverman) and Underbelly: Golden Mile star Cheree Cassidy.
Collins (Mystery Road) appears in the drama as an Aboriginal veteran who feels like an outsider in his own country.
while Australian actor Leon Ford plays a newcomer struggling to survive after losing his job back in England.
Sophie Gregg and David Field (pictured) also appeared in the cast
Rob Collins plays an Aboriginal veteran who feels like an outsider in his own country
Declan Coyle from the SBS series The Family Law also appears as a teenager trying to escape a dysfunctional family relationship.
The Australian government originally implemented the “Ten Pound Scheme” to boost the country’s population, which was just 7.4 million in 1947.
When APMS ended in 1982, Australia was home to 15 million people.
Meanwhile, 25 percent of Britons who joined the scheme had returned home.