Wenham Wonderland
Acting Career: Television

Banished (2014)

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Synopsis and Cast:

Fictionlized story of Australia's first penal colony.

Cast List:
David Wenham - Governor Arthur Phillip
Joseph Millson - Major Ross
MyAnna Buring - Elizabeth Quinn
Julian Rhind-Tutt - Tommy Barrett
Russell Tovey - James Freeman
Ewen Bremner - Reverend Johnson
Genevieve O'Reilly - Reverend Johnson's wife
Brooke Harman - Deborah, Governor Phillip's housekeeper
Orla Brady - Anne Meredith
Joanna Vanderham - Katherine McVitie
Rory McCann - Marston
Adam Nagaitis - Private Buckley
Cal MacAninch - Sergeant Timmins
Ryan Corr - Private MacDonald
David Dawson - Captain David Collins
Nick Moss - Spragg
David Walmsley - Stubbins
Ned Dennehy - Letters Molloy

David's Role:

According to BBC.co.uk: Australian actor David Wenham (Top Of The Lake) plays Governor Arthur Phillip, a pragmatic idealist who hopes to turn this ramshackle settlement from penal colony to land of opportunity for all, while his nemesis Major Ross, played by Joseph Millson (Holby City), thinks the only chance of survival is to rule with an iron fist.


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BBC Australia
BBC Two official site
DVD release

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