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Series cast summary:
Rose McIver ...  Garland 13 episodes, 2006
Jordan Metcalfe Jordan Metcalfe ...  Timon 13 episodes, 2006
Zac Fox ...  Eden 13 episodes, 2006
Olivia Tennet ...  Lilith 13 episodes, 2006
Rawiri Pene ...  Boomer 12 episodes, 2006
Michael Hurst ...  Maska 12 episodes, 2006
Timothy Balme ...  Yves 11 episodes, 2006
Peter Daube Peter Daube ...  Ozul 11 episodes, 2006
Danielle Cormack ...  Maddie 10 episodes, 2006
Ben Cooper Ben Cooper ...  Nye 10 episodes, 2006
Bronwyn Baker Bronwyn Baker ...  Byrna 9 episodes, 2006
Fleur Saville Fleur Saville ...  Silver Girl 8 episodes, 2006
Rachel House ...  Goneril 8 episodes, 2006
Ross Duncan Ross Duncan ...  The Nennog 8 episodes, 2006
Hori Ahipene Hori Ahipene ...  Tane 6 episodes, 2006
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After the Great Chaos in the time of the Remaking a Travelling Fantasia are set on a Quest to save their home from ruin and their future from evil. They are joined in their quest by two boys from the future who tell them of the horrors that will happen should the Fantasia fail. Written by Anonymous

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Playing with time is a dangerous game...would you dare?

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Country:

New Zealand

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English

Release Date:

26 January 2006 (UK) See more »

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Maddigan's Fantasia See more »

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Auckland, New Zealand See more »

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South Pacific Pictures See more »
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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Loved it!
19 October 2006 | by aimsmeSee all my reviews

Although I missed several episodes, it is fairly easy to grasp the plot. Basically, in a post-apocalyptic future, there is a city called Solis. Solis, as the name may suggest, runs on solar power, but the machinery they use to collect is is running down. Enter the Fantasia, a group of travelling entertainers. They have been entrusted with the task of finding a new solar converter before Solis loses its power.

Seems fairly simple- travel until you get to a certain town, collect the converter and head back to Solis. Wrong. In winter, the paths change, and that is the least of the problems the Fantasia face. In the midst of the harsh weather, Road Rats etc, two boys and their baby sister turn up. They claim to be from the future- where the Fantasia have failed their quest and the evil Nennog rules the world. Said evil genius sends his henchmen back through time after the children, and while all this is going on, the Fantasia still have to get the solar converter...

Maddigan's Quest, despite the lousy SFX and blatant disregard for the laws of Time Travel, is fun and great family viewing (although younger children will probably be frightened by some of the bad guys). There really needs to be more programmes like this, and I hope the book will soon be available over here as well as in Oceania.


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