For the Term of His Natural Life

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For the Term of His Natural Life is a 1983 Australian three-part, six-hour television miniseries based on the classic novel of the same name by Marcus Clarke. Each episode aired for two hours on Nine Network on 23 May, 30 May and 6 June 1983.

For the Term of His Natural Life is a 1983 Australian three-part, six-hour television miniseries based on the classic novel of the same name by Marcus Clarke. Each episode aired for two hours on Nine Network on 23 May, 30 May and 6 June 1983.

Original Release

05/23/1983

Cast

Colin Friels Rufus Dawes
Anthony Perkins Rev James North
Patrick Macnee Major Vickers
Robert Coleby John Rex
Samantha Eggar Mrs. Vickers
Damon Herriman Blinker
Diane Cilento Lady Elinor Devine
Rod Mullinar Lt. Maurice Frere
Henry Salter Troke, prison warder
Anna Maria Monticelli Alicia (as Anna Jemison)
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Monday, 23 May 1983
2 Episode #1.2 Tuesday, 24 May 1983
3 Episode #1.3 Wednesday, 25 May 1983

Directors

Rob Stewart

Writers

Patricia Payne, Marcus Clarke, Wilton Schiller

Cast

Colin Friels Rufus Dawes
Anthony Perkins Rev James North
Patrick Macnee Major Vickers
Robert Coleby John Rex
Samantha Eggar Mrs. Vickers
Damon Herriman Blinker
Diane Cilento Lady Elinor Devine
Rod Mullinar Lt. Maurice Frere
Henry Salter Troke, prison warder
Anna Maria Monticelli Alicia (as Anna Jemison)
Barry Lovett Captain Blunt
Peter Goerecke Reasin
Warwick Cooper Loftus
John Dick Francis Wade
Selwyn Crockett Willis
Drummond Jewitt Sailor Johnson
Jonathon Leigh Randolph
Stephen Marney Prison Guard
David Winston Jack
Susan Lyons Sarah

Producers

Editors

Philip Reid, Wayne LeClos

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