My Brother Tom

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My Brother Tom

4 hour mini series
A small town is divided by much more then the river that runs through it.

A blossoming love affair between the lovely Peggy MacGibbon and the energetic Tom Quayle becomes the focal point for a powerful conflict between two religions. Crawford Productions in Australia (1986)

My Brother Tom
Their love was a romance that tore a town apart

Starring the internationally acclaimed actors Gordon Jackson and Keith Michell. A major 4 hour mini series from Crawford Productions.

A small town is divided by much more then the river that runs through it. A blossoming love affair between the lovely Peggy MacGibbon and the energetic Tom Quayle becomes the focal point for a powerful conflict between two religions.

The laughter, joy and passion of teenage love, set in the colourful life of a country town, brings together a mini-series of rare quality.

World War II is raging in Europe, but they are peaceful days in St. Helen. Days that are unaffected by the fighting until tragedy drops the effect of war on the towns doorstep.
A tragedy that shatters every man, woman and child who lives there.

Starring:

Gordon Jackson is Lockie MacGibbon
Drinker, bookmaker, gambler and boxing promoter. Did he burn his own house for insurance?
Catherine McClements is Peggy McGibbon
At 17 years of age, she has
blossomed into a young girl of exceptional beauty. But her romance with
Tom Quayle holds many dangers.
Christopher Mayer is Finn McCoil
Brash, aggressive and resentful of Peggy’s affection for a Protestant. He is always quick to use his boxing skills to his advantage.
Keith Michell is Edward Quayle
The local lawyer who firmly believes that as long as God is an Englishman, all is right with the world.
Tom Jennings is Tom Quayle
An energetic young man with a
passionate commitment to causes. As one of the town’s young radicals, he
consistently clashes with his father.
Christopher Cummins is Kit Quayle
The eager reporter who finds that his own family and friends are making more news then the approaching world war.

Screenplay by Tony Morphett
Produced by Rod Hardy