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Rake Series 5

Drama / 8 x 60' / HD, Airline, DVD, Format, Non-Theatric

An Easy Tiger & Blow By Blow Production for ABC Australia in association with Create NSW

One year on from taking up residency in Canberra as a Senator in Federal Parliament, Cleaver Greene has old foes and new. Cleaver has a new nemesis in the formidable and right wing Senator Penny Evans and a new comrade in his COMCAR driver Jakub.

With a suspected terrorist gas attack on New Parliament House, an unfortunate incident during a visit by US Defence Secretary Linus Potemkin, calling for a banking boycott whilst dressed as a Zebra, an assassination attempt, a defamation case, the fight to maintain an Aussie ice cream icon and the ever-rotating Prime Ministers and BuzzStay guests – none of Cleaver’s ensuing chaos has abated. Will Cleaver step up to help Australia keep calm and carry on, or will he add more chaos to his life and the lives of those around him?



Richard Roxburgh as CLEAVER GREENE (Fires, The Crown, The Hunting)

Matt Day as DAVID POTTER (The Unusual Suspects, Harrow, Wolf Creek)

Adrienne Pickering as MELISSA PARTRIDGE (MISSY) (Operation Buffalo, My Life Is Murder, Secrets & Lies) 


Guest Stars include:

Anthony LaPaglia as LINUS POTEMKIN (Riviera, Sunshine, The Code)

Jacek Koman as JAKUB (Doctor Doctor, The Warriors, Jack Irish)