Image634900322101755980The following is from the BBC official site about upcoming content on Australian TV. Lucy will be seen in episode 1 of the Top of the Lake Mini-Series which is set to air in Australian on UKTV on Foxtel in March 2013:

BBC Channels UKTV, BBC Knowledge, CBeebies and BBC World News will bring the best British programmes and international journalism to Australian audiences in 2013, on Foxtel.

Top of the Lake, created by Academy-award winner Jane Campion and Gerard Lee will launch on UKTV in March.  A See-Saw Films production for UKTV, BBC Two and Sundance Channel, Top of the Lake  is a powerful and haunting mystery set in New Zealand, starring Elisabeth Moss, David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Tom Wright and Holly Hunter.

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Top Of The Lake
See-Saw Films Pty Ltd

Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, Philippa Campbell

Executive Producers
Jane Campion, Sharon Menzies

Jane Campion, Gerard Lee

Jane Campion

BBC (UK), UKTV (Australia), TV3 (NZ), Sundance (USA)

Funding: funding from Screen Australia and Screen NSW

Sales and Distribution BBC Worldwide (UK), UKTV (Australia - Foxtel)


A 12-year-old girl is found chest deep in the freezing waters of a South Island lake. She’s five months pregnant and when asked who the father is she insists: “No one”. Then she disappears. Detective Robin Griffin’s obsessive search for Tui unravels both Robin and the compromised town of Laketop.

To Be Released: 2013

Top Of The Lake is original drama at its finest, bringing to screen a unique landscape – remote, mountainous New Zealand – in a powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness in a paradise where honest work is hard to find.

A twelve-year-old girl stands chest deep in a frozen lake. She is five months pregnant, and she won't say who the father is, insisting it was 'no one'. Then she disappears. Robin Griffin, the investigating detective, will find this the case that tests her to her limits. In the search for Tui she will first have to find herself.

Directed by Jane Campion, and written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee. It is a multi-part serial for BBC Two and will film in 2011.

More news and multimedia (when it becomes available) of Lucy on Top of the Lake can be found on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Top Of the Lake  Subsite