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Tim’s playing Northern Irish ex-convict Smasher Sullivan in the ABC mini-series The Secret River, adapted from Kate Grenville’s acclaimed novel.

The two part series starts 8:30pm this Sunday, 14th June and concludes on Sunday 21st June.

Both episodes will be available on ABC iView.

Details about the programme can be found on the ABC website where (if you scroll down and to the right a bit) they describe Smasher Sullivan’s background and character. Below, Tim talks briefly about playing him:

In case you’ve not yet seen it, here’s the full trailer:

Shot in locations across Victoria and on The Hawkesbury River, north of Sydney, last year, The Secret River was directed by Daina Reid and stars British actor Oliver Jackson-Cohen as William Thornhill, a convict, and Sarah Snook as Sal, his free settler wife, who are transported to the new colony of New South Wales in 1805. Tim is amongst a stellar cast which also includes: Lachy Hulme, Genevieve Lemon and Trevor Jamieson.

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Hilary on 10th of June 2015

The little grey dog you’re holding in the boat looks really talented! :)

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