The Bridge is Down is a light-hearted look at life in Australia in 1954, the year of the Royal Visit. A torrential downpour forces ten women (amongst them a private school debating team, a nun, a socialite, an actress) to take shelter in a shearing shed. Caught up in the optimism (or naivety) of the period their attitudes reflect the huge changes in Australian society since then.

  • comedy
  • 60
  • 11 total
  • 10 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • history, young people
  • 12 to 16, 16 to 18, 18+
  • teen, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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