Drama about World War II women at work in a munitions factory.
Set in the 1940s, Bomb Girls tells the remarkable stories of the women who risked their lives in a munitions factory building bombs for the Allied forces fighting on the European front. The series delves into the lives of these exceptional women from all walks of life – peers, friends and rivals – who find themselves thrust into new worlds and changed profoundly as they are liberated from their home and social restrictions.
Characters: Lorna, a supervisor at the munitions factory with two sons on the front; Gladys, a wealthy socialite who becomes a bomb girl despite her parents’ disapproval; Kate, a preacher’s daughter with a golden voice who’s running from her fundamentalist father; Betty, a fast-talking girl from the Prairies responsible for training the bomb girls; Vera, whose life is forever changed by her work on the assembly line; Edith, a forlorn mother of two youngsters; Marco, an Italian-born factory worker who is banned from the army because of his ethnic background.
“With dynamic characters, action, gore, love and plenty of mysteries that need to be figured out this is definitely a show I’ll be adding to my Wednesday night TV roster.” – TVGuide.ca
“It does a great job of pulling you in, and when it ends you can’t wait for the next episode. Bomb Girls should be a hit.” – Real Style Network