Bomb Girls is a Canadian television drama that debuted on 04 January 2012.
The plot profiles the stories of four women working in a Canadian munitions factory during World War II, beginning in 1941.
Originally intended to be a six-part drama mini-series, two seasons have aired.
Young socialite Gladys Witham begins working at Victory Munitions, a bomb factory, at the start of World War II. Taking a job as a secretary during the factory’s Blue Shift, Gladys arranges to become a floor worker instead, after being inspired by the other women floor workers. Kate Andrews, also a newcomer, has begun working at the factory after running away from her abusive father; she is reluctantly taken under the wing of Betty McRae, the factory’s best worker. Blue Shift floor matron, Lorna Corbett, clashes with Marco Moretti, an Italian-born worker at the factory. Meanwhile, Vera Burr is severely injured while working on the assembly line, and ends up in the hospital.
Bomb Girls Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 04 January 2012.
- Running Time: 45 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.