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Smasher logie 2016

The 58th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were held yesterday at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne.

Tim was awarded the Logie for Most Outstanding Supporting Actor for his critically acclaimed role as, Northern Irish ex-convict, Smasher Sullivan in ABC TV’s The Secret River. The series won the Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Miniseries.

Patrick Brammall accepted the award on Tim’s behalf at the event. Here’s Tim’s full acceptance speech, as shown on the big screen:

Footage courtesy of Nine Network.

Adapted from Kate Grenville’s acclaimed novel, 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. The two part miniseries dramatises the colonisation of Australia and the conflict between indigenous communities and white settlers. Tim is amongst a stellar cast which also includes: Lachy Hulme, Genevieve Lemon and Trevor Jamieson. It was shot in locations across Victoria and on The Hawkesbury River, north of Sydney.

Here, Tim talks about his role as Smasher Sullivan, during filming:

The series aired last year on ABC TV in Australia. No word yet as to whether The Secret River will be made available internationally – we’ll let you know if we hear anything. The series is available digitally and on DVD but again aimed at the Australian market. The DVD ships internationally if you have an all region player – details here.

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6 Comments

Aleksandra on 21st of May 2016

I really love everything you do, but watching this film was painful to me. I almost stop liking you ( almost ;) ), which means you did a great job as an actor. Congratulations, and I wish you more interesting roles to play in future. I’d wish to see you more on television and big screen with “god’s help”. Just kidding. I’m from Poland so English is not my first language, watching Secret River was very difficult but I did the effort and it was worth of it. The film is great and your performance shockingly good. Thank you. For this and everything else. I wish you a lot of success and happiness in professional and personal life. I apologise for misspells or grammar mistakes .

Jon on 19th of May 2016

Nice one Tim – well deserved. Great job.

Donna on 12th of May 2016

Finally found it on kodi,tv through OneChannel add-on. Searched TV shows instead of movies, and found it.

Dawn Shepherd on 10th of May 2016

I’m in the UK and desperate to see this! Please tell me how. Please ……

Glenda on 9th of May 2016

Congrats, Tim! Well deserved for a such a stellar performance! Always enjoy everything you do. Keep up the amazing work! Oh, and please tour again when you get the chance–some of us have become quite fidgety from the lack of new comedy stuff from our ginger genius, you know.

Donna on 9th of May 2016

How can we in the USA get to see Secret River? I’m not a techy, but quite determined.
Thanks!

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