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The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant,9pm ITV

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 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Apr 2006 20:19

Is anyone going to watch this True story of a young woman sent to Australia as a convict. I cerainly will be watching as I had a rellie sent to Australia. Sue

Unknown

Unknown Report 16 Apr 2006 20:23

Hi Sue I read the :Lesley Pearse book it is based on, and am looking forward to watching it Dee ;-)

Jill

Jill Report 16 Apr 2006 20:43

Hi Sue, Yes I am looking forward to watching it. I love all these things based on true stories. Jill x

Ang

Ang Report 16 Apr 2006 20:49

Me too. I don't watch much TV but this looks quite interesting.

Little Lost

Little Lost Report 16 Apr 2006 20:52

I am recording it but I did wonder if anybody had connected to her in their tree as it is supposed to be a true story. Anybody claiming her???

Unknown

Unknown Report 16 Apr 2006 21:00

I have also read The Floating Brothel by Sian Rees, which is an excellent book if anyone wants to know more about the ship and its journey ;-))

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 16 Apr 2006 21:45

Very interesting.

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Apr 2006 21:46

Do any of you Ladies know what year this happened to Mary Bryant or the Floating Brothel Please. Sue

chezzy

chezzy Report 16 Apr 2006 21:47

so far so good as they say.......hooked at minute as i also have rellies sent there too.x

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 16 Apr 2006 21:48

1786

chezzy

chezzy Report 16 Apr 2006 22:03

im disgusted that they let all the men rape the woman whilst they stood and watched!!

Yvette

Yvette Report 17 Apr 2006 11:03

Blast....missed it, was it any good, and is it likely to be repeated? Yvette

♫ Penny €

♫ Penny € Report 17 Apr 2006 11:08

Part 2 is tonight at 9pm ITV1 Can't see that part 1 is repeated anywhere today though :-( Penny

Morfydd

Morfydd Report 17 Apr 2006 12:09

Yvette, I can copy both parts onto DVD for you if you want. M.

Morfydd

Morfydd Report 17 Apr 2006 12:11

Going out for a bit, so will look for answer later. M.

Little Lost

Little Lost Report 17 Apr 2006 13:00

just watched part one and thought it was great stuff. cant wait for part 2.

Julie

Julie Report 17 Apr 2006 13:09

Dee - I read the Lesley Pearce book too it was brilliant. Could see some similarities in the programme, am on a night shift tonight so will have to tape it for later in the week. Julie

Linda G

Linda G Report 17 Apr 2006 13:35

I thought it was god viewing. My husbands GGGGGrandfather went on a similar journey in 1803 to Sorrento which is just round the coast from where Mary Bryant went. After being there for a year and finding the land unworkable their governor David Collins asked if they could relocate to Van Diemens land and founded Hobart. In 1813 he was pardoned and given land which he worked until he died in 1833 aged 70. Linda

Clare

Clare Report 17 Apr 2006 13:38

Watched it last night......I would of stayed with the lt he was georgous lol!!...good story though

 Valice in

Valice in Report 17 Apr 2006 13:45

watched last nights, and will be watching tonight. I see Bryant was her married name.