British astronomer Paul Hamilton leaves London for a new life in a remote Australian settlement.
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 Dr. Paul Hamilton (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Hollie Andrew ...
 Dr. Jude Wardlaw (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Prof. Mike French (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Damion Hunter ...
 Bill (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Peter Kowitz ...
 Max Talbot (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
Kris McQuade ...
 Prof. Pip Cartwright (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Dr. Rachel Mann (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Chad (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
Celia Ireland ...
 Shirl (5 episodes, 2006)
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Brilliant astronomer and university lecturer Dr. Paul Hamilton is given the opportunity to leave London - along with his depressing life, boring job and irritating girlfriend - when he is offered a job and new life at the Royal Australian Observatory, a remote settlement in the Australian outback. In addition to having to adjust to the local climate, wildlife and culture, he finds he also has to cope with the eccentricities of his new colleagues. Written by thomaswake16

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Just gets better and better
25 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The above review is misleading. After a slow start, BBC2's quirky comedy improved steadily throughout its first series, not just by giving Rob Brydon the space needed for him to show his talents, but also to give room to his more than able co-stars.

The second series, currently showing on BBC2, hit the ground running - without the need to establish the characters or introduce new ones, the entire cast seemed to have moved up a gear. The plots are more ridiculous and far-fetched, the budget, which stretches to racing camels in one episode, improved and the scripts give all the actors the opportunity to shine.

If there's one criticism, its that six episodes in a series is not enough - roll on series 3!


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