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In 1813 ex-convict Will Thornhill settles on the beautiful Hawkesbury River. But his plans are soon overshadowed by misunderstandings and conflict with the local Indigenous people.

Director:

Daina Reid

Writers:

Jan Sardi (screenplay by), Mac Gudgeon (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Oliver Jackson-Cohen ... William Thornhill
Sarah Snook ... Sal Thornhill
Lachy Hulme ... Thomas Blackwood
Tim Minchin ... Smasher
Trevor Jamieson ... Grey Beard (Gumang)
Huw Higginson ... Alexander King
Rory Potter ... Willie Thornhill (13 yrs)
Finn Scicluna-O'Prey Finn Scicluna-O'Prey ... Dickie Thornhill (7 years)
Angus Pilakui Angus Pilakui ... Long Bob (Durunung)
Rhys Muldoon ... Lord Loveday
Samuel Johnson ... Saggity
Leila Gurruwiwi Leila Gurruwiwi ... Mallabu
Geneviève Lemon Geneviève Lemon ... Mrs. Herring
Heath Bergersen Heath Bergersen ... Mullaba
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jon Bryden Jon Bryden ... Market Trader
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Storyline

In 1803 Will Thornhill - Thames Waterman turned convict - begins his life sentence in the penal colony of New South Wales. Assigned to his wife Sal, he obtains a job working as an oarsman on Sydney Harbour. Sal establishes a rum stall, eking out a living selling what is the only true currency of the colony.

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Early One Morning
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Tim Minchin (as Smasher)
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Release Date:

14 June 2015 (Australia) See more »

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Ruby Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Color:

Color
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