Desperately Keeping SheilaDocumentary | 2007 | ABC
Desperately Keeping Sheila follows on from the successful Desperately Seeking Sheila series where lonely bush bachelors looking for love were introduced to women from Australia and the UK. Two years later we go back to find out if their love has lasted.For those that did strike lucky it was only the beginning.
Ian the yabbie farmer and Katy the photographer fell head over heels in what seemed to be a fairy tale romance. Marriage was in the air – but this fairy tale looks to have turned grim. Love is a long and winding road – can Ian and Katy stay on track?
Mike and Ali, whose slow burn and mature romance, set against the backdrop of a northwest mining town, contrasted with the rollercoaster ride of the other couples. They are faced with their biggest challenge yet – a life-threatening illness. “Desperately Keeping Sheila” comes into extra-sharp focus.
Finally Shane the lonesome cowboy is recovering from the acid tongue of Georgia the London socialite. Nicky the insurance broker from Essex persists in her dream of finding a genuine Aussie bush bachelor after her experience with Pankaj, the Margaret River playboy. Theirs is an accidental love affair – they met at the series wrap party and hit it off. Can the sensitive new aged cowperson lassoe the feisty Cockney firebrand?
Do our desperate bachelors get to keep their “Sheilas”? Well the bush wedding finally happens but whose? All will be revealed.