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The Hollowmen 

Mockumentary that follows the daily situations in which the staff from the Australian Prime Minister find themselves.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lachy Hulme ...  David 'Murph' Murphy 12 episodes, 2008
David James David James ...  Phillip 12 episodes, 2008
Neil Melville ...  Ian 12 episodes, 2008
Rob Sitch ...  Tony 12 episodes, 2008
Merrick Watts Merrick Watts ...  Nick 12 episodes, 2008
Jacqueline Brennan ...  Mel 12 episodes, 2008
Santo Cilauro Santo Cilauro ...  Theo Tsolakis 12 episodes, 2008
Stephen Hall Stephen Hall ...  Warren 12 episodes, 2008
Nicola Parry Nicola Parry ...  Holly 12 episodes, 2008
Ben Chisholm ...  Josh 12 episodes, 2008
Leonie Hemsworth Leonie Hemsworth ...  Diane 12 episodes, 2008
Sacha Joseph Sacha Joseph ...  Vanmanthy 12 episodes, 2008
Sarah Arthur Young Sarah Arthur Young ...  Sarah 12 episodes, 2008
Scott Harrison Scott Harrison ...  Scott 7 episodes, 2008
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Mockumentary that follows the daily situations in which the staff from the Australian Prime Minister find themselves.

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Australia

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English

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9 July 2008 (Australia) See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Working Dog See more »
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(12 episodes)

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The show was canceled in 2008 after 2 seasons and 12 episodes, not due to ratings which were considerably good often reaching 900,000 to a million viewers, but due to budget concerns with the amount of traveling the cast and crew had to do between Melbourne and Canberra, the show was studio'ed in Melbourne but they would often have to travel to places in Canberra record and then return to Melbourne to film. See more »

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(At times) Too close to the truth for comfort
9 November 2008 | by craigw-11See all my reviews

As someone working in the Australian government policy environment, it was very good start and a scarily accurate portrayal of dealing with political advisers. The one negative is the Prime Minister and Cabinet guys are totally wrong, at least for ones so senior. However, they do seem to have a resemble a few junior staff in PM&C that I've dealt with.

Everything else is so close to the mark, it could almost be a documentary! The use of the market research team by the advisers is a real frustration for those of us who try to develop "frank and fearless" advice to our beloved ministers.


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