Jack Irish: episode guide

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Jack Irish: Dead Point

Telemovie 3
Sunday, April 13, 2014 (ABC1)
Ratings: 780,000 viewers (11th)
Produced by Ian Collie
Written by Matt Cameron
Directed by Jeffrey Walker

Jack Irish (Guy Pearce) is a part-time lawyer, mug punter and finder of people who'd rather remain lost. When a high profile judge, Justice Loder (Barry Humphries), commissions him to locate a mysterious red book, Jack is thrown into a world of sexy club owners, dodgy drug dealers, bisexual blackmailers, and unhinged killers. Anyone who touches the red book turns up dead. Jack should follow his instinct and back away very slowly and very quietly. If only the judge wasn't family.

Meanwhile, Harry Strang (Roy Billing) is having a racing world crisis. Cynthia (Deborah Mailman), his betting agent, is bashed and Harry can't bring himself to even pick up a form guide. To restore his faith in the sport of kings, Jack and Cam (Aaron Pedersen) must hunt down a meth-fuelled thug with a 'Saints' tattoo and teach him some racing 'etiquette'.

Jack's ex, Linda (Marta Dusseldorp), is back in Melbourne and back on his radar. Will he finally be able to leave his bleak past behind and convince her to move in? What makes him think she even wants to?

Luckily for Jack, some things never change. The old guys at the Prince of Prussia haven't shifted off their bar stools since the last show and continue to ramble on about their osteoporosis and the Golden Age of the Fitzroy Football Club. Det. Barry Tregear (Shane Jacobson) is still there for him too; leaking confidential police information, as well as providing unsolicited advice on love, marriage and dieting.

Cast:

  • Guy Pearce as Jack Irish
  • Dominic Allburn as Robbie Colburne
  • Vince Colosimo as Mike Cundall
  • John Jarratt as Sen. Sgt Laurie Olsen
  • Tess Haubrich as Sienna
  • Lloyd Bissell as AFP Officer
  • Timothy Joseph Clarke as Customs Officer
  • Colin Masters as Corrupt Customs Official
  • Rod Smith as Docks Gate Guard
  • Marta Dusseldorp as Linda Hillier
  • Kate Beahan as Susan Ayliss
  • Barry Humphries as Justice Logan
  • Felicity Steel as Radio Producer
  • Shane Jacobson as Barry Tregear
  • Terry Norris as Eric Tanner
  • Ronald Falk as Norm
  • John Flaus as Wilbur
  • Damien Garvey as Stan
  • Kimesia Hartz as Elle
  • Tina Bursill as Pat
  • Emma Booth as Isabel Irish
  • Fletcher Humphrys as Wayne
  • Damien Richardson as Drew Greer
  • Sarah Roberts as Lorna
  • Roy Billing as Harry Strang
  • Aaron Pedersen as Cam Delray
  • Deborah Mailman as Cynthia
  • Madeleine Madden as Marie
  • Tyler Mander as Ollie
  • Kat Stewart as Ros
  • Jaylene Watts as Lucy
  • Ben Gerrard as Xavier
  • James O'Connell as Lizard
  • Paul Ireland as Artie
  • Richard Askin as Cop #3
  • Troy Davis as Cop #4
  • Bryce Hardy as Stunt Performer
  • Chris Weir as Stunt Performer
  • Jarrah Cocks as Stunt Performer