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Banished (2015)

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At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. Rather, it is a tale of love, faith, justice and morality played out on an epic scale in a confined community where the stakes are literally life and death.

  1. Jimmy McGovern


Series Cast

  1. Russell Tovey as James Freeman

    Russell Tovey

    James Freeman

    7 Episodes

  2. MyAnna Buring as Elizabeth Quinn

    MyAnna Buring

    Elizabeth Quinn

    7 Episodes

  3. Nicholas Moss as Spragg

    Nicholas Moss


    7 Episodes

  4. Adam Nagaitis as Private Buckley

    Adam Nagaitis

    Private Buckley

    7 Episodes

  5. David Walmsley as William Stubbins

    David Walmsley

    William Stubbins

    7 Episodes

  6. David Wenham as Governor Arthur Phillip

    David Wenham

    Governor Arthur Phillip

    7 Episodes

  7. Orla Brady as Anne Meredith

    Orla Brady

    Anne Meredith

    7 Episodes

  8. David Dawson as Captain Collins

    David Dawson

    Captain Collins

    7 Episodes

  9. Ewen Bremner as Reverend Johnson

    Ewen Bremner

    Reverend Johnson

    7 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1


2015 • 7 Episodes

Season 1 of Banished premiered on March 5, 2015.

Episode 7

(1x7, April 16, 2015) Season Finale

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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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