British convicts have been sent to Australia as punishment for their crimes. As they try to live their new lives, they have to live with the new rules. The soldiers also have to adjust.

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Jimmy McGovern
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2015  
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Series cast summary:
Orla Brady ...  Anne Meredith 7 episodes, 2015
Ewen Bremner ...  Reverend Johnson 7 episodes, 2015
MyAnna Buring ...  Elizabeth Quinn 7 episodes, 2015
Ryan Corr ...  Corporal MacDonald 7 episodes, 2015
David Dawson ...  Captain Collins 7 episodes, 2015
Ned Dennehy ...  Letters Molloy 7 episodes, 2015
Brooke Harman ...  Housekeeper Deborah 7 episodes, 2015
Cal MacAninch ...  Sergeant Timmins 7 episodes, 2015
Joseph Millson ...  Major Ross 7 episodes, 2015
Nicholas Moss ...  Spragg 7 episodes, 2015
Adam Nagaitis ...  Private Buckley 7 episodes, 2015
Genevieve O'Reilly ...  Mary Johnson 7 episodes, 2015
Russell Tovey ...  James Freeman 7 episodes, 2015
Julian Rhind-Tutt ...  Tommy Barrett 7 episodes, 2015
Joanna Vanderham ...  Kitty McVitie 7 episodes, 2015
David Walmsley ...  William Stubbins / ... 7 episodes, 2015
David Wenham ...  Governor Arthur Phillip / ... 7 episodes, 2015
Isabelle Estelle Corbusier Isabelle Estelle Corbusier ...  Miley Mathers 5 episodes, 2015
Clement Hicks Clement Hicks ...  Convict / ... 7 episodes, 2015
Jordan Patrick Smith ...  Private Mulrooney / ... 5 episodes, 2015
Rory McCann ...  Marston 4 episodes, 2015
Bianca Rudman Bianca Rudman ...  Sarah Parkinson 3 episodes, 2015
Ayesha Fraser Ayesha Fraser ...  Laurie McVitie 2 episodes, 2015
Nig Richards Nig Richards ...  Convict 2 episodes, 2015
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British drama created by Jimmy McGovern. The seven-part serial is inspired by events in the eighteenth century when Britain established a penal colony in Australia. Written by Clive Richards

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Drama | History

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The seven-part serial first aired on 5 March 2015 on BBC Two and was inspired by events in the eighteenth century when Britain established a penal colony in Australia. See more »

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Featured in Gogglebox: Episode #5.3 (2015) See more »

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Cancelled!? Why!!??
10 February 2019 | by racheldustinSee all my reviews

Such a good show! I was so shocked to see it was cancelled after one season! Please bring it back!


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Official Sites:

BBC [United Kingdom]

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 2015 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Banished See more »

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