There's a new mini-series coming to THREE on Sunday 27 and Monday 28 May called 'Olivia: Hopelessly Devoted to You' based on the life of Olivia Newton-John.
The hugely popular Australian singer Olivia Newton-John is portrayed by Logie Award actress and ARIA recipient Delta Goodrem and is the subject of this moving drama about her brilliant career
This two-part telefeature also charts the astonishing personal life of Australia’s sweetheart.
Aged just 15, Newton-John won a local tv talent contest which propelled her to London on her first recording contract. She went on to become her country’s most successful singer, selling an astounding 100 million albums internationally.
She became loved the world over in the role of the innocent Sandy in the 1978 global smash-hit movie, Grease. She was a major part of one of the best-selling soundtracks in movie history.
Then in 1992 the singer bravely announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. After her recovery, Newton-John become an inspiring advocate for further research into breast cancer and helped set up The Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne.
This highly affecting drama underscores that above all else Newton-John is not only a fighter and survivor, but a tireless campaigner who continues to give back and make a difference.
By the end, viewers of this absorbing life-story will doubtless be “Hopelessly Devoted to Olivia”.
Watch the trailer above and tune in to THREE this Sunday and Monday night.