Ten Pound Poms TV series about postwar Brit migrants

Screening on STAN, BBC I, six 52-minute episodes 3 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury   For such a big cohort, there have been fewer stories on screen, than you might expect, involving the hundreds of thousands of British immigrants who sought a new life in Australia after WWII. Perhaps it’s why this new six-part… Continue reading Ten Pound Poms TV series about postwar Brit migrants

Undertow

∼∼ Big on atmosphere, light on plot MA 15+, 95 minutes 3 stars Review by © Jane Freebury The backstory to this atmospheric, moody psychodrama is the dark side of football culture. The very serious issue of bad off-field behaviour by male players is overlain here with the delicate story of a woman, grieving for… Continue reading Undertow