Fighting Season: episode guide

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Shooter / Hugger

Episode 1
Aus: Sun, October 28, 2018 (Fox Showcase)
Written by Blake Ayshford
Directed by Kate Woods

Four soldiers harbouring secrets return to Australia after an unsanctioned mission in Afghanistan.

The six-part event drama is a compelling mystery regarding a possible cover-up where the lines between killer and family man, between hero and victim, between truth and imagination, are constantly shifting. You don’t stop fighting just because you’re home.

Cast (in order of appearance):

  • Jay Ryan as Sergeant Sean 'Speedo' Collins
  • Ewen Leslie as Captain Edward 'Ted' Nordenfelt
  • Paul De Gelder as Corporal Travis Davis
  • Zack Grech as Zac Nordenfelt
  • Kaan Guldur as Callum Collins
  • Sarah Armanious as Vanessa Collins
  • Kate Mulvany as Captain Kim Nordenfelt
  • Milly Alcock as Maya Nordenfelt
  • George Pullar as Private Jarrod 'Toast' Vogel
  • Terry Lyndon as Airport Cleaner
  • Julian Maroun as Corporal Peter 'Pepsi' Aboud
  • Bella & Brooklyn Biasi as Eli Collins
  • Lucy Bell as Phillipa Vogel
  • Jay Laga'aia as Siaosi Ulalei
  • Aruna Po-Ching as Tina Ulaiei
  • Chilli as Chilli - The Dog
  • Simon Harvey as Newsreader
  • Max Belmonte as Army Chaplin
  • Phil Henry as Ted's Regiment Officer
  • Carey Parsons as Army Welfare Officer
  • James Thornhill as Military Piper
  • Marco Alosio as Private Isara'elu 'Izzy' Ulalei
  • Warwick Young as Chief Of Army
  • Sabryna Walters as Leilani Ulalei
  • Rhys Muldoon as Colonel Floss
  • Scott Evennett as Private Spina
  • Simon Elrahi as Ali's Grandfather/Headman
  • Luca Darda as Ali Samad
  • Ash Sakha as Dirwan
  • Brittany Santariga as Tillie
  • Lincoln Vickery as Ollie
  • David Roberts as Ian Vogel
  • Hoa Xuande as Daniel
  • Stefanie Caccamo as Shannon
  • James Henry as Private Barrell
  • Corey Bidart as Private Figueroa
  • Jeffrey Mercado-Libunao as Private Tran
  • Camilla Ah Kin as Counsellor Pamela Yacoub
  • Neveen Hanna as Nurse Anita
  • Beccy Iland as Tori
  • Tony Turner as Len Nordenfelt
  • Annisa Vylet as Asal Samad
  • Alissar Gazal as Ali's Grandmother
  • Matthew Reid as Piano Player Hand Double
  • Mirko Radas as Stunt Performer
  • Alex Jewson as Stunt Performer
  • Paul Pedersen as Stunt Performer
  • Neal Horton as Stunt Performer
  • Ben Toyer as Stunt Performer