The Luminaries (2020– )
Anna's suspicions are aroused as Lydia prepares to host a party. Lauderback is blackmailed. In 1866, Crosbie Wells is buried.


Claire McCarthy


Eleanor Catton


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eve Hewson ... Anna Wetherell
Eva Green ... Lydia Wells
Himesh Patel ... Emery Staines
Marton Csokas ... Francis Carver
Ewen Leslie ... Crosbie Wells
Erik Thomson ... Dick Mannering
Callan Mulvey ... George Shepard
Benedict Hardie ... Alistair Lauderback
Richard Te Are ... Te Rau Tauwhare
Yoson An ... Sook Yongsheng
Matt Whelan ... Cowell Devlin
Jed Brophy ... Captain Raxworthy
Kieran Charnock ... Edgar Clinch
Dallas Barnett ... Salvage Dealer
Matt Baker Matt Baker ... Quarry Gold Digger


Crosbie Wells awakes from his drug induced stupor to find that his locker key is missing. He suspects that the gold in the locker has been stolen and in a rage retrieves the key from Lydia, only to find that the bag of gold is a lot lighter than it should be. Later on he has a violent confrontation with his wife's lover and former convict Francis Carver, both of whom he believes has stolen his gold. Anna Wetherell is taken to Hokitika by a goldfields magnate Dick Mannering where she begins her descent into drugs and prostitution. Written by EdinaJambo

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