Against the Wind

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Against the Wind is a 1978 Australian television miniseries. It is a historical drama portraying both the British rule of Ireland, and the development of New South Wales and Australia.

Against the Wind is a 1978 Australian television miniseries. It is a historical drama portraying both the British rule of Ireland, and the development of New South Wales and Australia.

Original Release

09/12/1978

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Cast

Kerry McGuire Polly McNamara
Jon English Jonathan Garrett
Bryan Brown Michael Connor
Julia Blake Cook
Frank Gallacher Will Price
Gerard Kennedy Dinny O'Byrne
Mary Larkin Mary Mulvane
Hu Pryce Jonas Pike
Warwick Sims Ensign Maurice Greville
Lynn Rainbow Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Seeds of Fire Tuesday, 12 September 1978
2 The Wild Geese Saturday, 09 September 1978
3 A Question of Guilt Tuesday, 19 September 1978
4 The Flogging Parson Tuesday, 19 September 1978
5 An Agreement Between Officers and Others Tuesday, 26 September 1978
6 A House on the Hill Tuesday, 03 October 1978
7 The Tree of Liberty Tuesday, 10 October 1978
8 When Kings Go Forth to Battle Tuesday, 17 October 1978
9 The Farmer's Friend Tuesday, 17 October 1978
10 A Matter of Life and Death Tuesday, 24 October 1978
11 The Spirit of Enterprise Tuesday, 24 October 1978
12 The Whip Hand Tuesday, 31 October 1978
13 The Windfall Summer Tuesday, 31 October 1978

Directors

George Miller, Simon Wincer

Writers

Ian Jones, Bronwyn Binns, Cliff Green, Peter A. Kinloch, Tony Morphett, Paul Davies, Tom Hegarty

Cast

Kerry McGuire Polly McNamara
Jon English Jonathan Garrett
Bryan Brown Michael Connor
Julia Blake Cook
Frank Gallacher Will Price
Gerard Kennedy Dinny O'Byrne
Mary Larkin Mary Mulvane
Hu Pryce Jonas Pike
Warwick Sims Ensign Maurice Greville
Lynn Rainbow Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire
Charles Gilroy Amos
Frederick Parslow Captain Charles Wiltshire
Frederick Parslow Captain Wiltshire
Terry Gill Redcoat Sergeant
Don Barker Captain Abbott
Nick Waters Sailor / Trooper Andlesack / Dragoon
Stewart Faichney Mr. Ricketts
Tim Elliott Captain Dennott
Don Barkham Major Johnston
Norman Hodges Sentry Bates

Producers

Ian Jones Executive Producer
Bronwyn Binns Executive Producer
Henry Crawford Producer

Editors

Philip Reid

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