Australian TV TV

Brock (Channel 10 2016, Matt Le Nevez, Natalie Bassingthwaighte)


Well made biopic about the life of Australian racing legend Peter Brock beginning with his association with Holden in 1969 where he finished third in his first Bathurst race through to his many successes and with heavy concentration on his personal life. Not least his three marriages and accusations of domestic violence.

Excellent direction from Geoff Bennett, top notch production design and a terrific central performance from Matt Le Nevez as Brock make a cut above slice of Aussie drama. Rick Maier head of drama at Ten said of the man himself “He made his name on the track, winning Bathurst 500/1000 nine times, but it was his life off the track that earned him the nickname ‘Not so Perfect Peter’. He was complex, troubled and full of self-doubt. An enigma. He was also a champion.”


production details
UK / Channel 10 – Endemol Shine / 2×88 minute episodes / Broadcast Sunday 9 and Monday 10 October 2016 at 8.30pm

Writers: Justin Monjo, Adam Todd / Producer: Kerrie Mainwaring / Executive Producers: Rory Callaghan / Director: Geoff Bennett

Matthew Le Nevez as Peter Brock
Ella Scott Lynch as Beverly Brock
Brendan Cowell as Allan Moffat
Natalie Bassingthwaighte as Julie Bamford
Steve Bisley as Harry Firth
Ryan Johnson as Plastic
Ben Hall as Phil Brock
Nadia Townsend as Pauline Moffat
Henry Nixon as Shane Barry
Kirsty Lee Allan as Michelle
Ryan O’Kane as Dennis Sutcliff
Brad McMurray as Al Turner