The Bomb Girls Beacon - A Bomb Girls Podcast
By ASK Genre TV
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The Bomb Girls Beacon is a limited-run podcast dedicated to Bomb Girls, the television drama that follows the lives of Canadian women working at a munitions factory during World War II. We have released the 7 episodes that we had planned when we started the podcast. We may release additional episodes in the future but have no immediate plans.
||Marco Moretti — Episode 7||Even though Bomb Girls focuses on the experiences of working women during World War II, Marco’s storyline is an important part of the series. His experience as an Italian man during the war parallels nicely with the female factory workers.||6/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Vera Burr — Episode 6||As VicMu’s “glamour girl,” Vera’s terrible accident at the beginning of the series really challenges her sense of self-worth. We discuss how Vera copes with that trauma, both as she recovers in the hospital and after she returns to work,||5/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Betty McRae — Episode 5||The poster girl for Victory Munitions, Betty McRae is a hard worker and a loyal friend. We discuss her role at VicMu, the secrets that define her life, and her heroic nature.||4/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Kate Andrews — Episode 4||As a runaway from an abusive father, Kate is a new girl when she arrives at VicMu in more ways than one. We discuss her strict religious upbringing, her passion for singing, and her relationship with Betty.||4/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy — Episode 3||Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy continues the stories of the characters we fell in love with in the series. In this episode, we talk about our reactions to the long awaited TV movie, and we discuss what Gladys, Lorna, Vera, Kate, Betty,||4/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Gladys Witham -— Episode 2||Gladys Witham is introduced as the rich girl trying to prove herself, but she quickly proves to be the heart of “Bomb Girls.” We discuss Gladys’ relationships with her family, friends, and love interests.||3/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lorna Corbett — Episode 1||Lorna Corbett is the group mother of Bomb Girls, looking after her girls on the blue shift. We discuss her roles as wife, mother, and floor matron at Vic Mu, and how her prejudices and knee-jerk reactions affect them.||3/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
The episodes have a good run time to them and are well thought out. You can tell the hosts are passionate fans of the series which enhance the listening. A job well done; my only suggestion would be for there to be more episodes added in the future.