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Secret City 

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Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.
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Series cast summary:
Anna Torv ...  Harriet Dunkley 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Marcus Graham ...  Andrew Griffiths 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Justin Smith ...  William Vaughn 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Aleks Mikic ...  Thomas / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Sacha Horler Sacha Horler ...  Ludie Sypek 10 episodes, 2016-2019
Jacki Weaver ...  Catriona Bailey 9 episodes, 2016-2019
Dan Wyllie ...  Mal Paxton 6 episodes, 2016
Danielle Cormack ...  Karen Koutoufides 6 episodes, 2019
Laura Gordon ...  Caroline Treloar 6 episodes, 2019
Damon Herriman ...  Kim Gordon 6 episodes, 2016
Rob Collins ...  Joseph Sullivan 6 episodes, 2019
Alan Dale ...  Prime Minister Martin Toohey 6 episodes, 2016
Alex Dimitriades ...  Charles Dancer 6 episodes, 2016
Don Hany ...  Ewan Garrity / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Eugenia Yuan ...  Weng Meigui 6 episodes, 2016
Andrew McFarlane ...  Lockwood 6 episodes, 2019
Joel Tobeck ...  Jim Hellier 6 episodes, 2019
Matt Zeremes Matt Zeremes ...  Sean Brimmer 6 episodes, 2016
Huw Higginson ...  Reardon 6 episodes, 2016
Robert Rabiah ...  Sami Almasi 6 episodes, 2019
Louisa Mignone ...  Mina Almasi 6 episodes, 2019
Miranda Tapsell ...  Sasha Rose 6 episodes, 2016
Benedict Samuel ...  Felix Crawford 6 episodes, 2016
Benedict Hardie ...  Declan Boyd 6 episodes, 2019
Kate Mulvany ...  Ronnie 6 episodes, 2016
Tom Wren ...  Alex Berezin 6 episodes, 2019
David Roberts ...  General McAuliffe 6 episodes, 2016
Sean Taylor Sean Taylor ...  Wheeler 6 episodes, 2016
Gary Young ...  Zheng 6 episodes, 2016
Ferdinand Hoang ...  Ambassador Dhao / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Alice Chaston ...  Sabine Hobbs 6 episodes, 2016
Jeanette Cronin ...  Mrs. Hobbs 6 episodes, 2016
Mekhi Phifer ...  Ambassador Moreton 5 episodes, 2016
Frederick Du Rietz ...  Robbie Lambert 5 episodes, 2019
Christopher Kirby ...  Kip Buchanan 5 episodes, 2019
Michael Denkha ...  Michael Lavelle 5 episodes, 2019
Anni Finsterer ...  Rear Admiral Hartzig 5 episodes, 2016
Timothy Parsons Timothy Parsons ...  Max Dalgety 5 episodes, 2016
Laura Brent ...  Dr. Crick 5 episodes, 2016
Duncan Fellows Duncan Fellows ...  Caucasian ASIO Guard 5 episodes, 2016
Brenna Harding ...  Cassie 5 episodes, 2016
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Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Australia

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English | Mandarin

Release Date:

5 June 2016 (Australia) See more »

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Secret City See more »

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2.00 : 1
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Anna Torv (Harriet Dunkley) & Alex Dimitriades (Charles Dancer) also worked together on Young Lions (2002) as Irena Nedov & Eddie Mercia respectively. See more »

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Not some cheesy Australian try hard. Really well done.
2 July 2016 | by bottlesdeanSee all my reviews

Well, I was expecting a cross between maybe blue heelers and neighbours, but I was gladly wrong on that assumption.

I live in this Secret City and I have had a big crush on Anna Torv since FRINGE hit our TV's Down Under, so I had to give it a go even if it was for the Eye Candy. But to be honest she is so much more than good on the eye.

I know that Canberra has it's secrets and is the Heart of the Nation but whoa, there is some serious dark things afoot in the Nations Capital.

The mix of Chaina and the USA thrown in plus the Intelligence Agencies given a major role and not made to look like guys in bad suits was refreshing.

A side note: this show is made in association with the ACT Government, so if things are going to be sugar coated (faked for TV) then here would be the place to do it, but so far nothing is sugar coated and that is a nice change for TV shows. Well done.

It isn't X-Files, but it isn't Blue Heelers either. I'm now going to watch episode 3.


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