An epic seven part series from award-winning writer/creator Jimmy McGovern Banished is loosely inspired by events in the 18th century when Britain established a penal colony on the other side of the world.
Starring David Wenham, Ryan Corr, Russell Tovey, Myanna Buring and Julian Rhind-Tutt this ambitious series charts the lives, loves and battle for survival of a group of convicts, the marines that guard them and men who govern them in the early days of this settlement.
21-22 November Royal Hall of Industries & Hordern Pavilion
For the very first time, the official Doctor Who Festival is coming to Australia!
Get up close with the cast, writers, monsters and magic behind the phenomenon that has captured our imagination for more than 50 years.
Wednesdays at 8.30pm from July 15
Safe House is a major new mini series, featuring a stellar cast including EMMY Award-winner Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), alongside Marsha Thomason (White Collar) and Paterson Joseph (The Leftovers). This sophisticated, contemporary drama is a compelling thriller about a married couple who have turned their home into a police safe house.
Tuesdays at 8.30pm from July 28
24 meets ER in this nail-biting medical drama, created by BAFTA-nominated writer Jed Mercurio and starring Lennie James (Storm Damage, The Walking Dead).
Set in a gleaming new Major Trauma Centre that only deals with the most serious cases, every episode of Critical is an emotional and medical rollercoaster ride, as an emergency medical team battles through the vital first hour of care to save lives that hang in the balance.
Series 2Wednesdays at 8.30pm from July 29
With series six ending earlier this year, fans can go back to where it all began with series 2 of the critically acclaimed drama Downton
New DocumentariesWednesdays at 8.30pm from July 15
Everybody’s favourite investigative journalist Louis Theroux is back with two new hard-hitting documentaries. Louis visits Ohio’s State Psychiatric Hospitals to meet those that have committed crimes while suffering mental illness in By Reason of Insanity and chats with children who have rejected the gender they are born with, along with their families and the medical professionals helping them transition in Transgender Kids.
Series 2Weekdays at 4:40pm
Critically acclaimed comedian Alexander Armstrong narrates the popular pre-school series Hey Duggee with new episodes coming to CBeebies this July.
Based on the Squirrel Clubhouse – Hey Duggee is a place where kids take part in all kinds of activities, have adventures and earn squirrel badges for their accomplishments.
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