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Brides Of Christ, The (ABC-Channel 4 1991 with Lisa Hensley and Naomi Watts)



Australia – UK / ABC – RTE – Roadshow – Coote and Carroll – Channel 4 / 6×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 1991

Creator: Penny Chapman / Music: Mario Millo / Script Editor: Sue Smith / Executive Producers: Penny Chapman, Liam Miller / Producer: Sue Masters

Period drama series. Episodes in the lives of a group of nuns during the 1960’s. The series won AFI awards for Best Mini Series, Best Actress (Lisa Hensley), Best Director and Best Script) Filmed at Douglas Park, NSW.

BRENDA FRICKER as Sister Agnes
JOSEPHINE BYRNES as Sister Catherine
SANDY GORE as Mother Ambrose
PAT BISHOP as Mary Maloney
LISA HENSLEY as Sister Paul
NAOMI WATTS as Frances Heffernan
KYM WILSON as Rosemary Fitzgerald
CAROLINE GILMER as Sister Philomena
STUART FINCH as Father Riordan