Preview – Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock
Picture Shows: Hester Appleyard (NATALIE DORMER). Image Credit: BBC/Fremantle Media/Sarah Enticknap.

BBC Two airs this new Australian adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s 1975 mystery novel.

The story is set a remote mansion which was purchased by widow Hester Appleyard (Natalie Dormer) who transforms into a successful girl’s school. In 1900, a school trip is planned to Hanging Rock on Valentine’s Day, but during the trip three of the girls disappear, leading to further disaster.

Picnic at Hanging Rock is on BBC Two at 21.05.