Australian TV Last Bastion, The (Channel 10 1984, John Wood, Robert Vaughn) Published 3 years ago on August 2, 2016 Mini-series The Last Bastion was made in the early 1980′s when Australia was King of the genre, this lavish production was set in 1941 and focused on the people of Australia as they readied themselves for hard times when it looks as if the Japanese might invade. A fabulous cast was assembled including some big international names in the shape of Robert Vaughan and Timothy West who gave us another of is spot on impersonations of Winston Churchill. Watch out too for Playschool’s John Hamblin as prime minister Anthony Eden. production details Australia | Channel 10 – Classic Films RUNNING TIME: 120 minutes | NUMBER OF EPISODES: 3 | ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 1984 WRITERS: David Williamson, Dennis Whitburn | CAMERA: Louis Irving | PRODUCTION DESIGN: Laurence Eastwood | COSTUME: David Rowe | MUSIC: Colin Stead | PRODUCERS: Brian Rosen, David Williamson, Denis Whitburn | DIRECTOR: Chris Thomson cast MICHAEL BLAKEMORE as John Curtin JOHN WOOD as Robert Menzies ROBERT VAUGHAN as Douglas MacArthur TIMOTHY WEST as Winston Churchill RAY BARRETT as General Blamey WARREN MITCHELL as Franklin Roosevelt PETER WHITFORD as Evatt GRAEME ROUSE as Sutherland MAX CULLEN as Eddie Ward BILL HUNTER as Ben Chiefley RHYS MacCONNOCHIE as Vice Marshall Portal JOHN HAMBLIN as Anthony Eden LESLIE WRIGHT as Stanley Bruce Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes9 hours ago Your Worst Nightmare: Behind the Barn (S5EP8 ID Sat 23 Feb 2019) Behind the Barn: When 20-year-old college student Kristy Ray is kidnapped from her home in rural Tippah County, Miss., in... Episodes9 hours ago Ghost Adventures: Gates of Hell House (S15EP12 Travel Sat 23 Feb 2019) Gates of Hell House: The crew investigate intense paranormal activity at “the Freakling Bros., Trilogy of Terror,” an infamous haunted... Episodes9 hours ago Who’s Stalking Me? (Lifetime Sat 23 Feb 2019, Chelsea Ricketts, Michael Welch) Following a near-death experience when an attacker breaks into her home, Amanda can’t shake the feeling that she’s still in... Episodes9 hours ago Ransom: Black Dolphin (S3EP2 CBS Sat 23 Feb 2019) Black Dolphin: The FBI asks Eric to use his negotiating expertise to convince the brainwashed survivor of an internet predator... Episodes9 hours ago Heart of Darkness: Gambling With the Devil (S1EP3 ID Sat 23 Feb 2019) Gambling With the Devil: When the police arrive on the scene, a few blocks from the Isle Casino in Pompano... search EPISODES Episodes9 hours ago Love on the Menu (Hallmark 23 Feb 2019, Autumn Reeser, Kavan Smith) When chef Hank makes a deal with frozen food executive Maggie to save his restaurant, their unexpected attraction complicates matters,... Episodes1 day ago The Blacklist: Marko Jankowics (S6EP8 NBC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Marko Jankowics: When Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) search for a woman who may know a... Episodes1 day ago Fresh Off the Boat: Be A Man (S5EP15 ABC Fri 22 Feb 2019) Be a Man: Jessica drives Principal Hunter crazy at Evan’s school when she declares that she’s “shadow principal” and follows... 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.