At a garden party, Douglas Jardine (Hugo Weaving), the very model of an English gentleman and a very fine cricketer, is discussing the phenomenon of the young Donald Bradman (Gary Sweet) with his f
Now the English cricket captain, Douglas Jardine (Hugo Weaving) is determined to return from the upcoming Australian tour with the Ashes.
The English team is split over their Captain’s tactics.
Patricia Blaydon (Shirley Ann Richards) has been invited by Lady Denvee (Bobbie Hunt) to ride with the local fox hunt.
Hubert Blaydon (Cecil Kellaway) answers the door to an English lawyer in a bowler hat. Mr Potter (Leslie Victor) has come from England to bestow an inheritance.
Lord Blaydon (Cecil Kellaway) has taken up residence in his English country estate.
In his maiden speech to parliament, Mr Rudd (Bert Bailey) sets out his belief in 'the plain people’ as the backbone of Australian society.
Ann Rudd (Yvonne East) and Jim Webster (Grant Taylor) kiss on the terrace at the Webster’s swanky reception. Jim’s father Henry (Frank Harvey) is not impressed to see the Rudds at his party.
A delegation of local farmers asks Dad Rudd (Bert Bailey) to stand for the local seat, after the death of the sitting member.
Dola Darcy (Kaarin Fairfax) has offered her mother (Anne Phelan) the money to have her teeth done, as part of a campaign to help her look attractive so she can keep her husband from having affairs