Australian TV Darlings Of The Gods (ABC 1989, Anthony Higgins, Mel Martin) Published 2 years ago on July 18, 2017 Period mini-series Darlings Of The Gods took us back to 1948 when top English actors Laurence Olivier and his wife Vivien Leigh visited Australia with the Old Vic Theatre Company. Leigh is drawn towards an affair with up and coming actor Peter Finch. Based on a well documented period in the life of the Oliviers when Leigh was beginning something of a downward spiral. production details Australia / ABC – Simpson Le Mesurier – Euston / 2×120 minute episodes / Broadcast 27-28 September 1989 Writers: Roger Simpson, Graeme Farmer / Book: Garry O’Connor / Camera: Ian Warburton / Music: Brian May / Design: Colin Gersch / Costume: Jim Murray / Producers: Roger Le Mesurier, Roger Simpson / Executive Producer: Sandra Levy / Director: Catherine Millar cast ANTHONY HIGGINS as Laurence Olivier MEL MARTIN as Vivien Leigh JEROME EHLERS as Peter Finch RHYS McCONNOCHIE as Ralph Richardson ANTHONY HAWKINS as Cecil Tennant BARRY QUIN as Dan Cunningham JACKIE KELLEHER as Elsie Beyer LINDY DAVIES as Antonia Vaughan NICKI PAULL as June Kelly SHANE BRIANT as Cecil Beaton FRED COURT as Peter Cushing MARTIN REDPATH as George Relph ABCAnthony HigginsCatherine MillarJerome EhlersMel Martinmini-seriesRoger Le MesurierRoger SimpsonSandra LevyShane BriantTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes23 hours ago Strike Back: Season 7 Episode 5 (Cinemax Fri 22 Feb 2019) Episode 5: Following a high-speed jungle ambush in Myanmar, the suitcase nukes end up in the hands of Jean-Baptiste Zaza... Episodes23 hours ago Don’t Be Tardy: Loaded Statement (S7EP3 Bravo Fri 22 Sep 2019) Loaded Statement: The Biermanns get serious about defending themselves and decide to attend a gun safety course after a break-in... Episodes23 hours ago Hawaii Five-0: E’ao lu’au a kualima (S9EP17 CBS Fri 22 Feb 2019) E’ao lu’au a kualima: Junior is torn between his duties as a member of Five-0 and his feelings for his... Episodes23 hours ago Secrets of the Morgue: Overkill (S1EP12 ID Fri 22 Feb 2019) Overkill: When a brutally murdered woman is found floating near the yacht club at Newport Beach, Calif., after the coroner... Episodes23 hours ago Speechless: G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT (S3EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) G-A– GAME N-I– NIGHT: When Maya insists that it’s time to meet Izzy, a reluctant JJ arranges a game night... search EPISODES Episodes23 hours ago MacGyver: Lidar + Rogues + Duty (S3EP16 CBS Fri 22 Feb 2019) Lidar + Rogues + Duty: The Phoenix must recover the body of a pilot whose plane crashed while testing an... Episodes23 hours ago Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Sandwich Showcase (S29EP14 FoodTV Fri 22 Feb 2019) Sandwich Showcase: Guy Fieri goes to a rock-n-roll brunch bar in Austin for their meatloaf and a Monte Cristo sandwich,... Episodes23 hours ago The Blacklist: Minister D (S6EP9 NBC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Minister D: While Red (James Spader) fights in court to clear his name of treason once and for all, Liz... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.