Fred goes to Washington. And he likes what he sees. (SBS)

Episode 6 of season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale offers a grim glimpse at the future of Gilead, and we need to talk about it. In 'Household': Fred and Serena ramp up their efforts to negotiate for the return of baby Nichole; June and Nick are reunited (but it doesn't feel so good); June makes an important connection as she attempts to protect Nichole; and Aunt Lydia seems rattled by the way they do things in D.C. This week we hear from costume designer Natalie Bronfman, who explains the design behind a nasty new addition to the Handmaid costume. You won't want to miss this episode. 

SBS Guide
Presented by
Fiona Williams, Sana Qadar, Natalie Hambly, Haidee Ireland
Published on
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 17:03
File size
43.8 MB
47 min 50 sec

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In this episode of Eyes On Gilead, The Handmaid's Tale costume designer Natalie Bronfman explains the detail of the latest addition to the Handmaid costume, the 'veil', which conceals an alarming development in the treatment of Handmaids in Washington. We get a unique insight into the show's costume design, and the care taken to avoid any form of cultural appropriation. 

You can hear all this within this week's episode of Eyes On Gilead, which goes into detail episode 6. What's with Commander Winslow?  Can June get some face time with Serena to talk some sense into her? And what silent message does June receive from the Lincoln Memorial?  

Watch episode 6: 'Household' at SBS On Demand



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Eyes on Gilead is produced by Fiona Williams with audio editing and mixing by Jeremy Wilmot. 
Theme song: 'You Don't Own Me' from 'Girl Garage 2'