Stan and BBC have announced the renewal of the Stan Original drama series Ten Pound Poms for a second season, building upon the its runaway success in both Australia and the UK.
The show, produced by Eleven and created by BAFTA award-winning Danny Brocklehurst, will see the return of lead actors Michelle Keegan (Fool Me Once, Brassic), Faye Marsay (Game of Thrones, Black Mirror) and Warren Brown (The Responder, Luther).
A co-production filmed in New South Wales between BBC and Stan,Ten Pound Poms follows a group of British immigrants seeking a new life in Australia in the post-war era. Season one received recognition at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, winning two Golden Nymph awards for Best Series and Best Actor for Warren Brown’s portrayal of Terry.
Season two, directed by Australia’s Ana Kokkinos (Fires, The Hunting) and the UK’s Tom McKay (Jerk, Bloods), will delve even deeper into the characters’ experiences as they navigate the challenges and promises of their new homeland in 1957.
Top Image: Michelle Keegan (as Kate Thorne)