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Alternative title: Black Bitch
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Total Control
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'Black B*tch [...] sees Mailman play Alex Irving, a charismatic and contradictory Indigenous woman who is thrust into the national spotlight after a horrific event – an event which embattled Prime Minister Rachel Anderson (Griffiths) sees as a publicity goldmine for her party. She appoints Alex to the Senate, but Alex wants to be more than just a publicity stunt, and when the PM betrays her, she sets out for revenge.'

Source: IF magazine (https://www.if.com.au/abc-orders-black-btch-old-peoples-home-for-4-year-olds-and-asks-will-australia-ever-have-a-black-prime-minister/). (Sighted: 22/11/2018)

Notes

  • Black Bitch (usually presented in the form Black B*tch) was originally listed as a working title (see, for example, https://www.if.com.au/abc-orders-black-btch-old-peoples-home-for-4-year-olds-and-asks-will-australia-ever-have-a-black-prime-minister/); however, media around the series' premiere at Toronto International Film Festival continued to use this title (see: https://dramaquarterly.com/conversation-starter/).

    For Australian release, the series was ultimately titled Total Control.

Works about this Work

New TV Series Taps Pool of Talent 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 28 November no. 690 2018; (p. 4)

'New drama series Black B*tch (Working Title) starring Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffith will be coming to ABC television next year.'

New TV Series Taps Pool of Talent 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 28 November no. 690 2018; (p. 4)

'New drama series Black B*tch (Working Title) starring Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffith will be coming to ABC television next year.'

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