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In 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.

Series Cast

  1. Oliver Jackson-Cohen as William Thornhill

    Oliver Jackson-Cohen

    William Thornhill

    2 Episodes

  2. Sarah Snook as Sal Thornhill

    Sarah Snook

    Sal Thornhill

    2 Episodes

  3. Lachy Hulme as Thomas Blackwood

    Lachy Hulme

    Thomas Blackwood

    2 Episodes

  4. Tim Minchin as Smasher

    Tim Minchin


    2 Episodes

  5. Trevor Jamieson as Gumang / Grey Beard

    Trevor Jamieson

    Gumang / Grey Beard

    2 Episodes

  6. Rory Potter as Willie Thornhill

    Rory Potter

    Willie Thornhill

    2 Episodes

  7. Finn Scicluna-O'Prey as Dickie Thornhill

    Finn Scicluna-O'Prey

    Dickie Thornhill

    2 Episodes

  8. Katherine Kelly as Mrs. Webb

    Katherine Kelly

    Mrs. Webb

    2 Episodes

  9. Adrian Pickering

    Lavender Brother

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

2015 • 2 Episodes

Season 1 of The Secret River premiered on June 14, 2015.

Episode 2

(1x2, June 21, 2015) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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