Channel 9 has announced the launch date of it’s next big drama hope Love Child.
Love Child tells the stories of young women and men fighting an unjust system in a world on the brink of change.
It’s 1969 in Kings Cross and Joan Millar (Jessica Marais), a smart and sophisticated midwife, returns home from London to take a job at the Kings Cross Hospital. Joan finds a new life for herself, at a time when Australia is coming of age and the new generation believes anything is possible in this time of ‘free love and peace’.
Jonathan LaPaglia plays the charismatic Dr Patrick McNaughton, head of obstetrics at Kings Cross Hospital, and Mandy McElhinney plays Frances Bolton, the tough matron who also controls the running of Stanton House, an adjacent home for unwed pregnant young women. Their lives intersect between the Hospital, Stanton House and the wild streets of Kings Cross beyond the hospital walls.
Channel 9 are also offering the first four episodes the first 10,000 lucky viewers will have the opportunity to get a sneak peek at the first half of this Australian made series David Gyngell, Chief Executive Officer of Nine Entertainment Co. said “Giving our audience on Jump-in the opportunity to preview Love Child before it hits the broader free to air market on the Nine Network, reflects the growth in our business platform. Love Child is one of the best new Australian dramas I’ve seen, and our confidence in a positive audience response enables us to provide this opportunity”.
Simply visit jump-in.com.au or download the Jump-in app for iphone or ipad and click on the Love Child link.
Once you have started to watch: Do not close the window, otherwise you might not be able to get back in due to public demand. Be quick though the promotion started yesterday.
Love Child Premieres Monday, February 17 At 8.40pm On Nine