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ABC Australia Savage River Premieres 4 September



Get ready to dive into the gripping six-part crime drama Savage River when it premieres on Sunday September 4th at 8.30pm on ABC TV and ABC iview. This must watch ABC drama event, will keep audiences guessing till the very end.

Starring an impressive line-up of stars including, Golden Globe-nominated actress Katherine Langford, Virginia Gay, Jacqueline McKenzie, Cooper Van Grootel, Nadine Garner, Daniel Henshall, Robert Grubb, James Mackay, Mark Coles Smith, Osamah Sami and Bernard Curry. Savage River tells the story of Miki Anderson (Katherine Langford), who returns to her hometown in rural Victoria after eight years in prison, determined to finally move on with her life.

But the close-knit community of Savage River is not about to let her forget the past that easily. When a murder rocks the town, Miki immediately becomes the focus of everyone’s suspicion. With the police closing in, she sets out to prove her innocence, uncovering long-buried secrets that will cast doubt on everything she thought she knew.

Created by Belinda Bradley, Franz Docherty and Giula Sandler, this impressive series is produced by Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford for Aquarius Films and is backed by a world class creative team led by director Jocelyn Moorhouse and the legendary cinematographer Don McAlpine.  Additional cast include Sally-Anne Upton, Leah Vandenberg, Amesh Edireweera and Richard Piper, with many undertaking their first major role including, Miranda Anwar, Maia Abbas, Haya Abbas, Bill Zeng, Julian Weeks, Jack Kenny and Hattie Hook.

Production Credits: An Aquarius Films production for ABC. Major production investment from Screen Australia with support from VicScreen through production investment and the Regional Location Assistance Fund (RLAF). Created and written by Belinda Bradley, Franz Docherty and Giula Sandler. Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse. Produced by Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford. Executive Producer Miranda Culley.  ABC Executive Producers Sally Riley, Alex Baldwin, Rebecca Anderson. Dynamic Television is handling international sales.