Preppers

  • Long-form Series, Comedy
  • 3 Episodes

World Premiere

Charlie’s world has just ended. Escaping her life as a breakfast television host, she returns to Country only to find her Nan’s land has been leased to Monty (Uncle Jack Charles) and has been repurposed as a doomsday preppers’ commune. Charlie, Monty and an eccentric assemblage of outcasts work together to prepare for every possible end to the world – be it pandemic, nuclear war, global warming or biblical apocalypse.

From the sharp comedic minds of Gabriel Downick and Nakkiah Lui (Black Comedy) who also stars as Charlie alongside a stacked supporting cast including Aaron McGrath, Meyne Wyatt, Ursula Yovich, Eryn-Jean Norvill and Brooke Satchwell, Preppers is for everyone who was blown away by Lui’s legendary appearance on the finale of Get Krack!n.

Presented by ACMI, Film Victoria & Series Mania.

The first 2 episodes (30 mins each) will screen in this program followed by a conversation with Nakkiah Lui and Gabriel Dowrick, hosted by Julia Zemiro. Then, make sure you catch the remaining episodes which are coming soon to the ABC in 2021.

Episodes

30m
Episode 1

Available to stream from Thursday 14 October.

30m
Episode 2

Available to stream from Thursday 14 October.

32m
Nakkiah Lui & Gabriel Dowrick in Conversation

Nakkiah Lui & Gabriel Dowrick discuss Preppers with Julia Zemiro.

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