Australias pop princess Jessica Mauboy stars in the Seven Network premiere event series THE SECRET DAUGHTER, the charming and heartfelt story of a small-town country pub singer (Mauboy) whose life changes forever after a chance meeting with a wealthy Sydney hotelier. WIth a stellar ensemble cast that includes Colin Friels (Water Rats) and David Field (Catching Milat), and supported by a rocking soundtrack featuring Cold Chisel, Primal Scream and Coldplay along with a companion single Risk It performed by Jess Mauboy, THE SECRET DAUGHTER is set to be the biggest new TV drama series of 2016.
When Hannah's parents took her to a new school, they said it was to give her a new start. However, Hannah is 11, autistic, and due to her condition, unable to speak. She had a twin called Angel, but when Angel died, Hannah was forbidden to grieve by her abusive parents and punished when she sought fort from her sister's things. Now Hannah lives locked inside a silent life of despair, which she fears will soon end at the hands of her parents. However, when a knife keeps appearing under her pillow, and a voice that she thinks is inside her head won't leave her alone, Hannah begins to realise that just maybe, she may have an ally not of this world, but fear paralyses her. Could it be Angel, who from the 'other side' has e to seek justice for all the abuse she has suffered? Can Hannah overe her fear enough to let her in?- Written by Jane Alexandra Foster