BBC Buys Australian Psychological Thriller Series ‘Safe Harbour’

Variety | 1/22/2019 | Stewart Clarke
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The BBC has bolstered its international drama lineup, acquiring Australian limited series “Safe Harbour,” and inking deals for new seasons of shows from Canada, France, and Iceland. The shows will all run on the U.K. pubcaster’s BBC Four channel.

“Safe Harbour” is a psychological thriller that played on pubcaster SBS in Australia. It follows a group of six friends on a yacht trip from Brisbane to Indonesia. When they come to the aid of a group of asylum seekers it leads to a series of events that change all of their lives.

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The show is made by NBCUniversal-backed Australian producer Matchbox Pictures and is sold by NBCUniversal International Distribution, which did the BBC deal.

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