About the show

About A Girl is a scripted narrative anthology series that brings to light the stories of women who inspired some of the most celebrated and enduring music of the modern age. Angie Bowie, Jane Asher, Rita Marley, Pam Courson... Host Eleanor Wells brings focus to the many women without whom the landscape of popular music might be very different. About A Girl episodes are based on true events, however, certain dialogue and scenes are sometimes fictionalized for dramatic purposes.

About the Host

Eleanor Wells

Eleanor Wells

Host

Eleanor Wells is a writer and director, born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She became interested in film, theater, and storytelling at an early age, and graduated from Emerson College's Visual and Media Arts program in 2017. Her credits include The Harpist, a Twilight Zone-esque short film about a lonely musician in search of human connection,Feature Presentation, a tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood, and Eagle Rock, a 1970s-set drama which deconstructs the dynamics of a destructive cult. Her work have played at festivals nationwide and received high praise for her "compelling characters and writing." In November 2020, she debuted her original podcast About A Girl, chronicling and dramatizing the true stories of the influential women who have long been overshadowed by their iconic musician partners.

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