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ScreenStory: Anzacs

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The return of the five-part drama tracing the experiences of a group of disparate Australians in World War I. Starring
1: The Great Adventure August 1914. When the 'mother country' declares war on Germany, the call goes out across Australia for volunteers to fight for the Empire. It is answered by a group of men from different backgrounds, with different aspirations, for different reasons. In the 8th Battalion of the Australian Imperial
Force they find comradeship and laughter as they train for the battlefields of France.
But the laughter stops when Turkey enters the war and the battalion is thrust into the hell of Gallipoli and given a new identity: the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -the ANZACS.
Written by JOHN DIXON
Produced by GEOFF BURROWES Directed by PINO AMENTA
JOHN DIXON. GEORGE MILLER (R)
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Contributors

Written By: John Dixon
Produced By: Geoff Burrowes
Directed By: Pino Amenta
Directed By: John Dixon.
Directed By: George Miller
Pat Cleary: Paul Hogan
Martin Barrington: Andrew Clarke
Dick Baker: Mark Hembrow
Kate Baker: Megan Williams
Roly: Christopher Cummings
Harold: Tony Bonner
Bill Harris: Jonathan Sweet
Tom McArthur: Patrick Ward
Flanagan: Jon Blake
Lady Thea Barrington: Ilona Rogers
Sir Rupert Barrington: Vincent Ball
The Rev George Lonsdale: Robert Coleby
Keith: David Bradshaw
Mrs Baker: Sheila Kenneally
Cyril Earnshaw: Howard Bell
David Lloyd George: Rhys McConnochie

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ScreenStory: Anzacs

BBC One London, 7 June 1987 19.15






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