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 (Series Cast Summary - 12 of 25)

Jack Davenport ... Lieutenant Ralph Clarke (2 episodes, 2005)

Alex O'Loughlin ... William 'Will' Bryant (2 episodes, 2005)

Sam Neill ... Governor Arthur Phillip (2 episodes, 2005)

Tony Martin ... Martin (2 episodes, 2005)

David Field ... Thomas (2 episodes, 2005)
Garry McDonald ... Reverend Johnson (2 episodes, 2005)

Dan Spielman ... Cox (2 episodes, 2005)

Stephen Curry ... Allen (2 episodes, 2005)

Romola Garai ... Mary Bryant (2 episodes, 2005)
Abe Forsythe ... Sam Liley (2 episodes, 2005)

Linal Haft ... Sergeant Ryan / ... (2 episodes, 2005)

Georgii Speakman ... Convict (2 episodes, 2005)

Series Directed by
Peter Andrikidis (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Peter Berry (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Andrew Benson .... producer (unknown episodes)
Peter Berry .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Justin Bodle .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Greg Haddrick .... producer (unknown episodes)
Andy Harries .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Sue Masters .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Des Monaghan .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Brenda Pam .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Iva Davies (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Joseph Pickering (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Henry Dangar (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Anousha Zarkesh (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Tim Ferrier (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Scott Bird (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Faith Robinson (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Louise Wakefield (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Nadia Cowell .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Terri Farmer .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Deborah Lanser .... hair designer / makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Deborah Lester .... makeup department head (unknown episodes)
Marilyn McPherson .... makeup artist: Mr. Neill (unknown episodes)
Trish Newton .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Carolyn Nott .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Beth Porter .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Erica Wells .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Lindsay Harmer .... unit manager: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Robbie Henley .... unit manager (unknown episodes)
Paul Ranford .... production manager: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Sam Thompson .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alison Meir .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Eddie Thorne .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Joshua Watkins .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Russell Whiteoak .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Charlie Amaro .... painter (unknown episodes)
Peter Annison .... greensman (unknown episodes)
Natalie Armstrong .... art department assistant (unknown episodes)
TeKimo Artema .... set builder (unknown episodes)
Warren Barnard .... props maker (unknown episodes)
Marc Bertman .... props dresser (unknown episodes)
Steven Blatchford .... set builder (unknown episodes)
Genevieve Blewitt .... art finisher (unknown episodes)
Walter Bron .... construction manager (unknown episodes)
Kath Burton .... property master (unknown episodes)
Michael Carroll .... leading hand (unknown episodes)
Peter Cooke .... painter (unknown episodes)
Peter Coy .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
Francois Crespel .... plasterer (unknown episodes)
Jack Elliot .... greensman (unknown episodes)
Frank Falconer .... set finisher (unknown episodes)
Peter Fitzgerald .... assistant stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Ben Foley .... set builder (unknown episodes)
David Hird .... construction rigger (unknown episodes)
Alex Holmes .... art painter (unknown episodes)
John King .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Adam Long .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Madden .... brush hand (unknown episodes)
Suzanne Mallon .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Craig Mandile .... graphic designer (unknown episodes)
Daniel A. McGinley .... laborer (unknown episodes)
Dennis McVay .... carpenter (unknown episodes)
Brian Nickless .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Alex Parslow .... set builder (unknown episodes)
Ross Perkin .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Bruno Pietrzak .... painter (unknown episodes)
Andrew Pryer .... set builder (unknown episodes)
Craig Salisbury .... laborer (unknown episodes)
Damian Sandland .... metal worker (unknown episodes)
Bernadette Sexton .... set builder (unknown episodes)
Justine Seymour .... assistant set finisher (unknown episodes)
Bill Undery .... head scenic artist (unknown episodes)
Greg Vowles .... brush hand (unknown episodes)
Matilda Wainwright .... props buyer (unknown episodes)
Brett Wilbe .... carpenter (unknown episodes)
John Zuvela .... construction runner (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Mike Jones .... adr recordist (unknown episodes, 2005)
Chris Alderton .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Todd Kirkness .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Karon Messina .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Nada Mikas .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Linda Murdoch .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Martin Oswin .... dubbing mixer / sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Plain .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Blair Slater .... foley recordist (unknown episodes)
Alicia Slusarski .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Mario Vaccaro .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
William Ward .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Jon Bowering .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Roy Earnshaw .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Chris Murray .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Scott Geersen .... titles designer (1 episode, 2005)

Brett McManus .... visual effects (unknown episodes, 2005)
Soren Dyne .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Gerry Mozsi .... digital matte painter (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Dean Gould .... stunt performer (1 episode, 2005)
Judd Wild .... stunts (1 episode, 2005)

Philip Partridge .... stunt performer (unknown episodes, 2005)
Richard Boué .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Raelene Chapman .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Spike Cherrie .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sheree Swords .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Matthew Temple .... camera operator / steadicam operator (2 episodes, 2005)

Keith Bryant .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
John Creedy .... additional focus puller (unknown episodes)
Bernie Holstegge .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Glen Jones .... best boy electric: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Jonas Juhanson .... key grip (unknown episodes)
Bella Kenworthy .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
Craig Knight .... fourth electric (unknown episodes)
Jon Leahy .... grip assistant (unknown episodes)
James Lengel .... additional electrician (unknown episodes)
Nicholas Owens .... additional focus puller (unknown episodes)
Ken Pettigrew .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Jimmy Pozarik .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Richard Ward .... best boy grip (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Gregory Apps .... casting: Australia (unknown episodes)
Kate Rhodes James .... casting: UK (unknown episodes)
Nora Saliba .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Dex Tallo .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fabiola Astorga .... additional costumer (unknown episodes)
Emma Barnet .... extras costume stand-by (unknown episodes)
Gloria Bava .... costume cutter (unknown episodes)
Lara Blomfield .... additional costumes (unknown episodes)
Julie Bryant .... costume cutter (unknown episodes)
Manuka Clay .... additional costumes (unknown episodes)
Mary Lou Da Roza .... costume buyer (unknown episodes)
Robyn Elliott .... costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
Lisa Hall .... costume cutter (unknown episodes)
Julie Herlihy .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Martin Heusel .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Louise Hogg .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Gary Jones .... additional costumes (unknown episodes)
Sofi Jones .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Terri Lamera .... costume design coordinator (unknown episodes)
Philip Moore .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Hayley Nebauer .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Sonia Nourry .... assistant costume stand-by (unknown episodes)
Dan Owen .... assistant costume stand-by (unknown episodes)
Sharyn Rhys .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Emily Sarks .... costume assistant (unknown episodes)
Jade Sims .... costume runner (unknown episodes)
Kia Snell .... costume cutter (unknown episodes)
Rebecca Tancred .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Melissa Thornton .... costume maker (unknown episodes)
Carolyn Wells .... key costume stand-by (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Annelie Chapple .... colorist (unknown episodes)
Allison Gibbons .... second assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Brett McManus .... first assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Peter Powell .... first assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Jo Spillane .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Iva Davies .... music recordist (unknown episodes)
Christopher Gordon .... conductor (unknown episodes)
Simon Leadley .... music editor / scoring engineer (unknown episodes)
James K. Lee .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Katrina Schiller .... assistant music editor (unknown episodes)
Jessica Wells .... music preparation (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Paul Bennett .... network drama executive (2 episodes, 2005)
Humphrey Elles-Hill .... development assistant (2 episodes, 2005)
Gideon Marshall .... armorer (2 episodes, 2005)

Blake Archer .... location manager: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Jon Attenborough .... additional production assistant (unknown episodes)
Ed Baran .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Teresa Barker .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Russell Boyd .... location manager: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Jill Coverdale .... post-production accountant (unknown episodes)
Wade Crothers .... unit assistant: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Tim Dickson .... unit assistant (unknown episodes)
Neil Faulkner .... unit assistant (unknown episodes)
Brendan Fitzgerald .... unit assistant (unknown episodes)
Emma Fletcher .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Jenny Frayn .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Nikki Freeman .... pre-production secretary (unknown episodes)
Dave Gumbrell .... unit assistant: Queensland (unknown episodes)
Louise Johnson .... continuity (unknown episodes)
Ken Jones .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Marigo Kehoe .... head of production (unknown episodes)
Chris Kelly .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Gill Lang .... head of business affairs (unknown episodes)
Tracey Mair .... unit publicist (unknown episodes)
Colin McDougall .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Chris McNamara .... unit assistant (unknown episodes)
Amanda Jane Mikolajs .... stand-in: Mary Bryant (unknown episodes)
Luke Miller .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Reza Mokhtar .... caterer (unknown episodes)
Tim Neill .... unit assistant (unknown episodes)
Janet Probin .... accountant: Screentime (unknown episodes)
Damian Simankowicz .... accounting assistant (unknown episodes)
Eva Stolcs .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Susan Temby .... dialogue coach (unknown episodes)
Julie Trunkfield .... first assistant accountant (unknown episodes)
David Turnedge .... head of finance (unknown episodes)
Kelly Vincent .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sandy Willis .... head of business affairs (unknown episodes)

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Rated R for violence including rape, sexuality and some nudity
Australia:480 min (2 parts) | USA:185 min (DVD version)
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Had a budget in excess of $15 million, making this the largest television mini-series ever made in Australia.See more »
Clarke:All of these? An army couldn't have eaten and drunk this much!
Ambassador's wife:They had very healthy appetites.
Clarke:And these? You gave note of credit for a brothel?
Ambassador's wife:From our limited knowledge of English ways. Admittedly many gossip about your royal family and members of parliament... we understood that the brothel was very much a part of the daily rounds.
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Comment on '... Journey of Mary Bryant', 10 May 2007
Author: evitabarbara from South Africa

The reaction to the British miniseries 'The incredible journey of Mary Bryant' seems to be a sign of the times: Whereas the accolades poured in for the portrayals of Mary and her husband, the masterfully portrayed character of Officer Clarke was misunderstood / brushed over and his complex relationship with Mary largely ignored. In my book Mary was a selfish b..., solely driven by the will to survive, with little regard for the feelings of others except those of her immediate family. Officer Clarke, on the other hand, is a much more complex character: The product of a morally strict and repressive upbringing, he is basically a decent, kind man who ends up acting mercilessly (within the framework of the cruelty sanctioned or even demanded by his job) when his pride is wounded. That is his Achilles' heel. He suffers intense humiliation when Mary, in pursuit of her own selfish agenda, at first liberates him from his inhibitions and then betrays his trust and makes a fool of him in front of his peers. The realization of her callous exploitation of his kindness and his feelings seriously wounds his whole identity. Nevertheless, he can't get himself to kill her when he has her at his mercy (in his musket's visor): Twice he lets her escape; it's only the third time that he finally 'delivers her to justice' - and had Mary not once again revealed her falseness to him by sidling up to him again, he probably would have let her escape once more. All the time he finds himself in the struggle to keep his dignity. Jack Davenport's superb portrayal of this emotionally rich and complex character deserves the highest praise. To me it was the actual focus of the film. Barbara N.

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