Australian TV TV

Archer (Channel 10 1985, Brett Climo, Nicole Kidman)

Archer Brett Climo

Period drama which saw teenager Dave Power travelling across Australia with his horse Archer to take part in (and win) the first Melbourne cup. Well made and with strong roles for Brett Climo and a soon to be very famous Nicole Kidman.

production details
Australia / 10 Network – Roadshow Coote and Carroll / 1×128 minute episode / Broadcast 3 November 1985

Writer: Anne Brooksbank / Idea: Mike Norris, Bob Ellis / Camera: Frank Hammond / Design: Herbert Pinter / Music: Chris Neal / Producer: Moya Iceton / Executive Producers: Gregory Coote, Matt Carroll / Director: Denny Lawrence

cast
BRETT CLIMO as Dave Power
ROBERT COLEBY as Etienne de Mestre
NICOLE KIDMAN as Catherine
TONY BARRY as Squatter
PAUL BERTRAM as Lord Alfred
ANNA-MARIA MONTICELLI as Anna
NED LANDER as Jack Curtis
DOREEN WARBURTON as Cook
CLAIRE CORBETT as Maid
ROBIN BOWERING as Mr Power
HELEN McDONALD as Mrs Power