The BBC’s hotly anticipated drama Our Girl brought fans and press out in full force for the Manchester premiere of the series, with star Michelle Keegan in attendance.
Gracing the red carpet with statement style, Michelle wore a classic all black ensemble, playing casual and smart with a successful balance. Simple Boot heels completed her look, accessorised with voluminous hair for effect.
Other members of the Our Girl cast including Sean Ward, Angela Lonsdale and Simon Lennon were joined on the red carpet by a host of North West celebs including BBC North West Tonight presenter Beccy Barr and Hannah Midgley who recently starred in the BBC One drama In The Club.
Quoted on her appearance, Michelle Keegan said: “I am thrilled to be back in Manchester for the screening. I come from Manchester and obviously we filmed a lot of the series here so it’s really important to me that we can give people in Manchester an exclusive opportunity to see the first episode before the rest of the country. The reaction from fans on the red carpet was over-whelming, I hope everyone enjoys the new series when it starts on Wednesday.”
Befitting of it’s star’s background, Our Girl was filmed in and around Manchester, paying homage to our great city as landscape. The new series of Our Girl follows Two Section on a posting to Kenya where they are joined by new female medic Lance Corporal Georgie Lane (Michelle Keegan) a brilliant and committed soldier who loves the adrenaline and adventure of her job.
During this series, Georgie will have to earn the love and trust of her fellow soldiers, and the greater respect of her commanding officer, whilst working alongside aid workers in the biggest refugee camp in the world. Kenya is a complicated and volatile posting – one which Georgie will find full of surprises that will challenge her professionally in unexpected ways, and which will change her personal life forever.
Our Girl is written by Tony Grounds for BBC One. Executive producers are Caroline Skinner and Tony Grounds, produced by Eric Coulter and the series was directed by Jan Matthys and Luke Snellin.
The first episode of the five part series started at 9pm on September 7th on BBC One.
Credit to Rachel Joseph for Photographs.