The story of disgraced lawyer Andrew Fraser's rise from a small time lawyer to successfully defending the most infamous criminals this country has ever seen, and his ultimate downfall and imprisonment for five years in maximum security.




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Series cast summary:
David Wenham ...  Andrew Fraser 10 episodes, 2011
Diana Glenn ...  Denise Fraser 10 episodes, 2011
John Brumpton ...  Peter Dupas 9 episodes, 2011
Colin Friels ...  Lewis Moran 8 episodes, 2011
Sean Rees-Wemyss ...  Lachlan Fraser 8 episodes, 2011
Max Fairchild ...  Ray Edmunds 8 episodes, 2011
Paul Moder Paul Moder ...  Paul Gorman 8 episodes, 2011
Kerry Walker ...  Sheila Fraser 7 episodes, 2011
Bethany Whitmore ...  Olivia Fraser 7 episodes, 2011
Terry Norris ...  Rod Fraser 6 episodes, 2011
Kris McQuade ...  Kath Pettingill 6 episodes, 2011
Malcolm Kennard ...  Victor Peirce 6 episodes, 2011
Kate Jenkinson ...  Wendy Peirce 6 episodes, 2011
Reef Ireland ...  Jason Ryan 6 episodes, 2011
Martin Sharpe ...  Trevor Pettingill 6 episodes, 2011
Steve Hayden ...  Jim the Screw 6 episodes, 2011
Nick Farnell ...  Detective Alan Daniels 6 episodes, 2011
Louise Crawford ...  Sally Fraser 5 episodes, 2011
Robert Taylor ...  Tim Watson-Munro 5 episodes, 2011


A 10-part crime drama following the story of Andrew Fraser's rise from small time lawyer to successfully defending the most infamous criminals this country has ever seen, and then his ultimate downfall and imprisonment for five years in maximum security. His clients included Dennis Allen, Jimmy Krakouer, Alan Bond and those accused of the Walsh Street murders. At the top of his game, Fraser commanded a huge salary and lived the dream. But when his cocaine addiction spiralled into a thousand dollar-a-day habit, he lost everything and his life became intertwiined with villains, larrikins and soldiers of justice. He was disbarred, discredited, broken financially and his marriage was destroyed. Caged amongst serial killers and psychopaths, Fraser is forced to reflect on where it all went so wrong, and try to salvage his shattered reputation.

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Killing Time is an Australian television drama series on TV1 subscription television channel which first screened in 2011. It is based on the true story of disgraced lawyer Andrew Fraser. In New Zealand it screened on Prime Television. See more »

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Bloody good Aussie drama mate
26 April 2017 | by peterrichboySee all my reviews

I've not seen many Australian dramas on account most I've seen have not been that good. Usually they love to blow there own trumpet about how great they our as a nation. Tales of heroes underdogs or people who take on the establishment and win. But here we have the true story of Andrew Fraser, a corrupt lawyer involved in two of Australia's highest profile cases the Walsh st police murders and the Alan Bond bankruptcy case. It shows a dark side to Australia we don't normally see. Police corruption, drugs and violent crime. The show captures the excesses eighties and nineties perfectly whilst David Wenham an actor I had not seen before is excellent in the lead role.

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2 November 2011 (Australia) See more »

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Djævelens Advokat See more »

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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