Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story

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Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story is a CBC Television miniseries first aired in two consecutive parts on March 12 and March 13, 2006. It dramatizes and fictionalizes the life and career of Tommy Douglas, the Canadian politician who oversaw the... read more

Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story is a CBC Television miniseries first aired in two consecutive parts on March 12 and March 13, 2006. It dramatizes and fictionalizes the life and career of Tommy Douglas, the Canadian politician who oversaw the legislation of Canada's first public healthcare program as Premier of Saskatchewan. The production is directed by John N. Smith and produced by Kevin DeWalt. Prairie Giant is distributed in the United States by Invincible Pictures.

Original Release

03/12/2006

Cast

Nicholas Campbell
Ian Tracey Charlie Lawson
Wendy Anderson KDD Lady #1
Shannon Jardine Lally Lawson
Brent Carver Secretary Balsam
Don McKellar Clarence Fines
Paul Gross John Diefenbaker
Brian Markinson Jimmie Gardiner
Aidan Devine MJ Coldwell
R.H. Thomson Dr. Moulds
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part One Sunday, 12 March 2006
2 Part Two Friday, 17 March 2006

Directors

John N. Smith

Writers

Bruce M. Smith

Cast

Nicholas Campbell
Ian Tracey Charlie Lawson
Wendy Anderson KDD Lady #1
Shannon Jardine Lally Lawson
Brent Carver Secretary Balsam
Don McKellar Clarence Fines
Paul Gross John Diefenbaker
Brian Markinson Jimmie Gardiner
Aidan Devine MJ Coldwell
R.H. Thomson Dr. Moulds
Tatiana Maslany Tommy's Doctor's Receptionist
Matthew Walker Banker McCarthy
Kristin Booth Irma Douglas
Andy Jones Mackenzie King
Amy Matysio BienFait Woman
Mike O'Brien Deacon Marks
Robert Moloney Woodrow Lloyd
Rob Roy Moderator Weyburn Arena
Trenna Keating KOD Lady #2
Henry Woolf Jack Corman

Producers

Editors

Jackie Dzuba

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