Anzacs: Season 1, Episode 1

The Great Adventure (27 Oct. 1985)

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Opening in Australia in the year 1914, several men are encouraged to enlist to help the UK war effort. It follows the recruits through their first months of of recruitment, training, and to... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Clarke ...
Cpl. Martin Barrington
Mark Hembrow ...
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Christopher Cummins ...
Pte. Roly Collins
Tony Bonner ...
Megan Williams ...
Sister Kate Baker
Patrick Ward ...
Sgt. Tom McArthur
Jonathan Sweet ...
Pte. Bill Harris
Jon Blake ...
Pte. Flanagan
Ilona Rodgers ...
Lady Thea Barrington (as Ilona Rogers)
Vincent Ball ...
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David Bradshaw ...
Karl Hansen ...
Pte. Erik Johansen
Tony Cornwill ...
Pte. Karl Johansen
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Opening in Australia in the year 1914, several men are encouraged to enlist to help the UK war effort. It follows the recruits through their first months of of recruitment, training, and to their first battle: Gallipoli from the first landing in April 1915, the stalemate, the fighting at Lone Pine in August, to withdrawal at the end of the year. Written by Larry B.

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Keith Murdoch was a noted journalist who visited Gallipoli. He is noted for the report (known as the Gallipoli Letter) that he wrote to Andrew Fisher, the Australian Prime Minister, and Herbert Asquith, the British Prime Minister, in which he was critical of the whole campaign. See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
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Traditional Scottish 17th century music, lyrics by Robert Burns
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