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Savage Family

Wanted Down Under, Series 8 Episode 19 of 20

The Savage family faced hard times after husband Paul tragically passed away. Single mother Helene has relied heavily on eldest daughter Nicole to help bring her siblings up, and believes now is the right time for the whole family to make a fresh start - on the other side of the world.

But daughter Nicole is reluctant to be separated from extended family at home in Northern Ireland, so can a trial week sampling Australia's lifestyle bring her on board? A week in Western Australia seems to be bringing her round to the idea, but when the family's UK home is valued for far less than they thought, Helene's dreams are threatened.

Release date:

43 minutes

Last on

Wed 30 Jul 2014 15:30

Savage family update

Savage family update

On their return from Perth, the Savage family were keen to make the move down under, but Helene was diagnosed with an illness. Helene fears her condition may get worse without the support of her wider family in the UK, and worries she would be putting pressure on her children to care for her in Australia. The family have decided to stay in Northern Ireland. Nicole, Tiernan and Erin were disappointed with the decision, but realise it is a dream they can realise when they progress to adulthood.


Role Contributor
PresenterNicki Chapman
DirectorSimon Patrick Judge
ProducerSimon Patrick Judge
Series ProducerSimon Miller
Executive ProducerSimon Barnes
Executive ProducerLindsay Bradbury

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