Banished DVD


Banished (DVD)

Read More

buy new from £17.53 | RRP: £19.99
* Excludes Voucher Code Discount
Searching retailers...
  • DVD Details
  • Reviews (0)
  • Descriptions
  • Price History
  • Watch Trailer
20 April 2015
345 minutes 
  • Title not yet reviewed...

  • Please review this title

    We will publish your review of Banished on DVD within a few days as long as it meets our guidelines.
    None of your personal details will be passed on to any other third party.

    Thank you - we will review and publish your review shortly.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  rom award winning writer Jimmy McGovern An epic drama about human courage and endeavour love loss and impossible choices In 1787 Britain banished its unwanted citizens - orphans petty thieves prostitutes and highwaymen to Sydney in Australia Among the first convicts are close friends Elizabeth Quinn (MyAnna Buring) Tommy Barrett (Julian Rihind-Tutt) and James Freeman (Russell Tovey) When Elizabeth and Tommy&39;s illicit relationship is revealed to those in charge it sets in motion a series of events that forces the pragmatic idealistic Governor Phillip (David Wenham) into further opposition with his nemesis Major Ross Their relationship also threatens the close bond between Elizabeth Tommy and James at a time and in a place where survival depends on having the support of those you love

Seven-part BBC drama series which follows the lives of those in a British penal colony in Australia. In 1787, convicts Elizabeth Quinn (MyAnna Buring), Tommy Barrett (Julian Rhind-Tutt) and pickpocket James Freeman (Russell Tovey) are amongst the first prisoners to be sent across the world to a penal colony in New South Wales. Once there, the 1,000 island inhabitants are forced to adapt to the grim realities of living alongside the brutal military personnel who guard and rule over them. Meanwhile, the relationship of Tommy and Elizabeth is put to the test when she is discovered in the men's living quarters, as the sexes are strictly separated unless married and only soldiers allowed to engage with the colony's female populace.