BBC One’s one-off military drama Our Girl will premiere on Sunday March 24th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Penned by Tony Grounds, Our Girl tells the story of Molly Dawes (Lacey Turner), the eldest of five kids with little future, a difficult father and a mother who always wanted more for her. Born and raised in the London Borough of Newham,she leaves school with no qualifications and finds a part-time job in a local nail bar. Drunk and despondent on the evening of her 18th birthday, she throws up in the doorway of an Army Recruitment Office. She doesn’t know it then, but it’s an action that will change her life forever as she goes from nobody to a soldier in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and the onto her final arrival in Afghanistan. In addition to Turner, Matthew McNulty, Fiona Skinner, Lucy Briers, Branwell Donaghey and Harriet Madeley also star. The 90 minute one-off was produced by BBC Drama Production with David Drury directing and John Yorke serving as executive producer.
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