Australian TV Last Frontier, The (Channel 10 1986, Linda Evans, Jack Thompson) Published 3 years ago on August 5, 2016 Two part mini series The Last Frontier lured Linda Evans, then at the height of her popularity thanks to Dynasty, over to take the starring role as an American woman who moves to the Australian outback with her family in a bid to start a new life. It’s your classic mini-series though, lots of wide open vistas, a good mingling of international stars and home grown legends lik Jack Thompson and Tony Bonner. No surprise to see the always dependable McElroy and McElroy (Hal and Di) as one of the production companies involved but definitely a surprise to see Hanna Barbera’s involvement, they were definitely more used to the animated antics of Scooby Doo and Hong Kong Phooey than getting down and dirty in the Australian bush. production details Australia | Channel 10 – Taft Hardie – McElroy and McElroy – Hanna Barbera RUNNING TIME: 120 minutes | NUMBER OF EPISODES: 2 | ORIGINAL AIRDATES: 27 – 28 November 1986 WRITERS: Michael Laurence, John Misto | STORY: Michael Laurence | CAMERA: Ian Baker | PRODUCTION DESIGN: Ross Major | COSTUMES: Miv Brewer | MUSIC: Brian May | PRODUCER: Tim Saunders | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Hal McElroy | DIRECTOR: Simon Wincer cast LINDA EVANS as Kate Hannon JACK THOMPSON as Nick Stenning JASON ROBARDS as Ed Stenning LES FOXCROFT as Ralph PETER FORD as Phil JUDY MORRIS TONY BONNER BARRY DONNELLY as Simmo NICOLE MERCURIO as Judy LOIS FORAKER as Mary BILL SANDY as Gillie MICHAEL GOW as Bert Channel 10Drama SeriesDynastyHanna-BarberaHong Kong PhooeyJack ThompsonJason RobardsJohn MistoJudy MorrisLinda EvansScooby DooTony BonnerTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes10 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... Episodes10 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... Episodes10 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... Episodes10 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... Episodes10 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 Episodes10 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 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... Episodes1 day 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... advertisement MOVIES 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... 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... 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.