The 10-part original series centres around Oly (played by Nathalie Morris), an ambitious and high-achieving teenage girl who has a surprise baby; and the complications that ensue for two families. Set in and around a high school in contemporary inner Sydney and following the main characters home, Bump explores unexpected motherhood, unwelcome new relatives, and unintended consequences with humour and emotional honesty.
The drama series stars Claudia Karvan (Stan’s The Other Guy), who leads as Oly’s mother and also acts as a producer of the series. Karvan is joined by Angus Sampson (Fargo), along with a diverse cast including, Nathalie Morris, Carlos Sanson Jnr, Catalina Palma, Safia Arain, Paula Garcia, Ioane Saula, Peter Thurnwald and Ricardo Scheihing Vasquez.
The Stan Original Series is produced by Roadshow Rough Diamond (Stan’s Romper Stomper, Australian Gangster) and reunites Claudia Karvan with her fellow Love My Way producer John Edwards (Stan’s Romper Stomper, The Secret Life of Us). The series is also produced by Dan Edwards (Stan’s Romper Stomper).
The relationship drama is directed by Geoff Bennett (Stan’s Wolf Creek), Gracie Otto (Stan’s The Other Guy) and Leticia Caceres (The True History of Billie the Kid). The series is created and co-written by Kelsey Munro; with the writing team also consisting of Jessica Tuckwell, Timothy Lee, Mithila Gupta and Steven Arriagada.
Stan Original Series Bump is produced by Roadshow Productions. Major production investment from Screen Australia in association with Stan. Financed with support from Screen NSW. ITV Studios will manage international sales.
Top Photo: Angie Chalmers (Claudia Karvan) and Dom Chalmers (Angus Sampson) at hospital with Oly’s new baby and hospital counsellor (Ana Maria Belo)