Bodyline (1984)

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Network: Ten

Premiere: 16 July 1984¹
Final: 19 July 1984¹

Episodes: 4 ms
Length: 600 minutes (2 x 180, 2 x 120)


Synopsis: Bodyline tells the story of the infamous ashes series in 1932-33, that threatened relations between Australia and the mother country, rewrite the rules of cricket and gave Australia a new identity during an economic crisis.



Role Actor

Cast list:
Douglas Jardine
Don Bradman
Harold Larwood
Pelham Warner
Percy George Fender
Edith

English cricketers
Wyatt
Nawab of Pataudi
Voce
Ames
Allen
Sutcliffe
Leyland
Paynter
Duckworth
Hammond
Verity
Bowes

Australian cricketers
Oldfriend
Kippax
O’Brien
O’Reilly
Wall
Fingleton
Ironmonger
Richardson
Gimmett
Ponsford
Woodfull
McCabe

Umpire Hele
Bell captain
Flagburner
Harvey
Listerine singer
Lyons – Prime Minister of Australia
Master Clements
First aid attendant
Shop assistant
Carr
Nurse
The barracker
George
Mr Bradman
Huge man
Listerine singer
Bell boy
Lord Jackson
The journalist
Mrs Larwood
Mr Jardine
Lex – the waiter
Adelaide Mayor
Mrs Bradman
Scoreboard attendent #1
Winchester bowler
Secretary – ACB
Post Office clerk
Dowager – Adelaide
Wigram
Young Jardine
Oxlade
Chapman
Listerine singer
Mrs Jardine
Vic Bradman
Lord Hailsham
Lancashire man
Young Bradman
Waier – Perth reception
French waiter
Scoreboard attendent #2
Commentator
Packer
Flapper #2
Jeanes
Jessie
Sinlcair Lewis
Captain Longford
Major Domo
Gatekeeper
Colin – The postman
Andrew Lang
Crutchley British ambassador
Compere
Lord Harris
Sir Reevers Randall Rogers
Flapper #1
Lady Randall Rogers
Flagburner
Lord Hawke
Robertson
Hugo Weaving
Gary Sweet
Jim Holt
Rhys McConnochie
John Gregg
Heather Mitchell


Terry Bader
Ashok Banthia
Ric Carter
Pater Dahlsen
John Doyle
Mark Hope
Michael Jay
Alan David Lee
Bernard Ledger
Doug Middleton
Ron Stephenson
Bill Young


Les Dayman
Stewart Faichney
Robert Giltinan
Ross Hall
Scott Lowe
Ned Manning
Lauri Moran
Michael O’Neill
Peter Philpott
John Sheerin
John Walton
Michael Winchester

Brian Anderson
Bryan Andrews
Dee Arlen-Jones
Simon Burville-Holmes
Anna Butera
Vincent Ball
Alan Beecher
Ken Brown
Stuart Campbell
Jerry Carter
Beth Child
Paul Chubb
Basil Clarke
John Clayton
Mac Cocker
Barbara Jane Cole
Pat Craigie
Colin Croft
Max Cullen
Celia De Burgh
Arthur Digham
Marian Dworakowski
John Faison
Colleen Fitzpatrick
Paul Flaherty
Nicholas Flannigan
Leila Forde
Vivienne Garrett
Lee Gaynor
Reg Gillam
Nicholas Gledhill
Peter Gwynne
Frank Haines
Fiona Hallett
Jane Harders
Noel Hodda
Edward Howell
Malcolm Keith
Mark Kounnas
Tim McKenzie
Christan Manon
Dick May
Norman May
Brian McDermott
Genevieve Mooy
Bruce Myles
Julie Nihill
Dean Nottle
Norman Phillips
Gordon Poole
Doug Scroope
Ken Snodgrass
John Spicer
Bruce Stewart
Allan Symons
Frank Thring
Tony Wager
Cheryl Walton
Bettina Welch
Fred Welsh
George Whaley
Peter Whitford



Note:

¹ Sydney screendates.
• Actual dates: Pt 1 (16.07.1984 - 180 min), Pt 2 (17.07.1984 - 120 min), Pt 3 (18.07.1984 - 120 min), Pt 4 (19.07.1984 - 180 min)




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