Australian TV TV

Robbery Under Arms (ITC 1985, Sam Neill, Steven Vidler)

Robbery Under Arms

Period drama serial Robbery Under Arms, which is based on a slice of classic Australian fiction, followed the adventures of the wealthy English Captain Starlight who moved to Australia and ended up becoming an outlaw and cattle rustler in the process.

production details
Australia / S.A.F.C – ITC / 3×120 minute episodes / Broadcast 1985

Writer: Graeme Koestveld, Tony Morphett / Novel: Rolf Boldrewood / Camera: Ernest Clark / Design: George Liddle / Costume: Anna Senioir / Music: Gerry McDonald, Laurie Stone / Producer: Jock Blair / Executive Producer: John Morris / Director: Ken Hannam, Donald Crombie

cast
SAM NEILL as Captain Starlight
STEVEN VIDLER as Dick
CHRISTOPHER CUMMINS as Jim
LIZ NEWMAN as Gracey
JANE MENELAUS as Aileen
ANDY ANDERSON as George
DEBORAH COULLS as Kate
SUSIE LINDEMAN as Jeannie
ELAINE CUSACK as Mum
ED DEVEREAUX as Ben
TOMMY LEWIS as Warrigal
ROBERT GRUBB as Morringer
DAVID BRADSHAW as Goring