While The Men Are Away

While The Men Are Away catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 8 - We Took The Hill, Come And Help Us Keep It!

3.0 10 x
Lockdown has ended. Winter is coming. Des arrives to take over their lucrative brandy production. He's unprepared for the hostile reception he gets, accused of organising the thugs that invaded the farm.

Season 1, Episode 7 - We've Always Despised Them, Now We Must Smash Them!

3.0 18 x
Kathleen is desperate to find her family but is talked around by Frankie. A lockdown is declared, and no one is allowed to leave their properties – which means everyone parties like the world might end.

Season 1, Episode 6 - Catch Him With His Panzers Down!

3.0 11 x
It's several weeks later. With the help of the others, Frankie has managed to avoid Des, but he finally catches up with her in the local cinema. As the bombing of Darwin continues, Des launches his own strike. Embarrassed about physically assaulting Frankie, Des is determined to move onto the farm to help Frankie and also ...

Season 1, Episode 5 - Come And Join The Victory Harvest

4.0 18 x
Des presides over the opening of the Whitmore Prisoner of War camp, which means jobs and growth for the community! The opening coincides with the harvesting of the apples. It's a big job and extra recruits from the Women's Land Army arrive to help out, accompanied by their matron chaperone. When they move into Gwen and Est...

Season 1, Episode 4 - She Talked! This Happened!

4.0 10 x
Esther has uncovered a dead body in the freshly ploughed field and tells Gwen. They're interrupted by Frankie and Kathleen who admit the corpse is Harry - they hid his death in a farming accident in order to keep possession of the farm. Given that Australia is at war with Italy, Frankie is currently an enemy of the Empire ...

Season 1, Episode 3 - God Speed The Plough And The Woman Who Drives It!

4.0 8 x
Having retrieved the key to Harry's strong box, Frankie finally has access to money. Gwen and Esther are amazed to finally receive an income in exchange for their labour. Just like a man! Normally Harry's domain, Frankie doles out the wages instead, and for the first time, Kathleen receives her payment alongside the others...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Furrowing The Fuhrer's Brow!

3.0 5 x
It's a few weeks later, and it's all hands on-deck trying to protect the apple crop from an insect infestation. Frankie runs into a series of obstacles trying to secure pesticide, highlighting the fact that the men might be away, but the boys club is still alive and well. To add insult to injury, Frankie's denied access to...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Get Behind The Girl He Left Behind!

4.0 7 x
It's 1940s Australia and the men are off fighting in World War II. Now, it's the women who suddenly find themselves running the show. Frankie, who is left in charge of her suffering farm, enlists Gwen and Esther, city dwellers who are part of the Women's Land Army, to join herself, local Indigenous farmhand Kathleen, and c...