Based on the beguiling Aussie novel, this intriguing drama explores the case of three schoolgirls and their governesses, who mysteriously disappear on Valentine’s Day in 1900
Continuing to bring viewers only the best in television, M-Net channel 101 on DStv will air the much-talked-about acclaimed miniseries, Picnic at Hanging Rock, starting Monday 20 August at 23:10. From the trailblazing timeless classic novel by Joan Lindsay, this surreal and stylish drama is fronted by Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer.
Led by their enigmatic and formidable headmistress, Hester Appleyard (Dormer), a group of schoolgirls from Appleyard Ladies College goes on an outing to the infamous Hanging Rock on Valentine’s Day 1900. As the sun beats down and the afternoon progresses, three girls and their governess explore the rock - only to mysteriously vanish into the Australian wilderness. Their inexplicable disappearance will have a devastating impact on the staff, students and the rest of town, all of whom start to unravel once secrets slowly start surfacing and conspiracy theories twist into terrifying hysteria.