THE POOL

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2x60min Documentary Series for ABC (2019)

Narrated by Richard Roxburgh, The Pool is a social history documentary series that explores our love affair with pools and how our Australian identity has been shaped by these cobalt-blue bodies of water.

Featuring a diverse cast including Tim Ross, Myf Warhurst, Tim Flannery, Peter FitzSimons, Benjamin Law, Clare Wright, Hannah and Eliza Reilly, among many others, this series tells the surprising and untold story of the swimming pool in Australian culture and identity.

Directed by Sally Aitken. Written by Christos Tsiolkas, Sally Aitken and Paul Clarke.

Executive Producer Mint Pictures: Adam Kay. Series Producer Mint Pictures, Dan Goldberg.

ABC Commissioning Editor: Jo Chichester.

ABC Executive Producer: Natasha Negrea.

Music: Caitlin Yeo

Additional music: Andrew Scott

The Pool will air on Sunday September 22 and 29 on ABC at 7.40pm.