Australian TV TV

Last Outlaw, The (Channel 7 1980, John Jarratt, Steve Bisley)

Last Outlaw

The Last Outlaw was a period drama serial telling the story of Ned Kelly, an outlaw, who manages to become a major folk hero before being killed in a shoot out with the police 1880.

The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of Kelly’s death and touched on all the famous points known about Kelly, the Irish-Australian turning to bush ranging after being repressed by the colonial authorities, through to the formation of his gang and the last stand at Glenrowan.

production details
Australia / Channel 7 – Pegasus Productions / 4×90 minute episodes / Broadcast 1980

Writers: Bronwyn Binns, Ian Jones / Camera: Ernest Clark / Design: Les Binns / Costume: Jane Hyland / Music: Brian May / Producer: Roger Le Mesurier / Executive Producers: Ian Jones, BronwynBinns / Directors: George Miller, Kevin Dobson

cast
JOHN JARRATT as Ned Kelly
ELAINE CUSICK as Mrs Kelly
STEVE BISLEY as Joe Byrne
SIGRID THORNTON as Kate Kelly
JOHN LEY as Dan Kelly
LEWIS FITZ-GERALD as Tom Lloyd
PETER HEHIR as Aaron Sherritt
RIC HERBERT as Steve Hart
DEBRA LAWRANCE as Maggie Kelly
TIM ELIOTT as Steele





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