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R v Turner

Episode 2.05
Thu, October 04, 2012 (ABC1, 8:30)
Ratings: 0.794 million viewers (10th)
Written by Peter Duncan
Directed by Jeffrey Walker

Missy is on trial for murdering her fiancé, but Cleaver plans to expose the conspiracy to murder Joshua by the security set-up he humiliated. Assisted by a mysterious smoking man, he follows the trail to ASIO, the CIA, and information that may bring down the international banking system and several governments. But he needs to find the evidence.

The nobility of his cause and the professionalism with which he pursues it, reawaken a long dormant emotion in Wendy — admiration.

Kirsty is furious that Cleaver is spending so much time with Missy, but when standover man Col threatens to express that disapproval in the usual manner, Cleaver recognises that Col has a secret.

Delirious with a broken arm, Barney confesses to Scarlet that he's met someone else. Hurt and confused, Scarlet allows an innocent lunch with Harry-Sorry-David to progress down a primrose path that, with some help from Cal McGregor, will lead to perdition. Cal asks Scarlet to provide an alibi for his skipped meeting with the Premier. She does, believing it will also cover her indiscretion with David, but Cal has a darker purpose.

Some of Joshua's personal secrets are revealed in court and Missy is horrified, not only by his betrayal, but that there is now a motive for murder. Can Cleaver maintain professional standards long enough to get Missy off?


  • Richard Roxburgh as Cleaver Greene
  • Matt Day as David Potter
  • Adrienne Pickering as Missy
  • Russell Dykstra as Barney Meagher
  • Danielle Cormack as Scarlet Meagher
  • Caroline Brazer as Wendy
  • Damien Garvey as Cal McGregor
  • Kate Box as Nicole
  • Robyn Malcolm as Kirsty
  • Steve Le Marquand as Col
  • Keegan Joyce as Fuzz (Finnegan) Greene
  • Shane Briant as Smoking Man
  • Kristiano Carroll as Waiter
  • Mary Coustas as Judge Ben
  • Chris Haywood as Prosecution
  • Maria Jacobsen as TV Reporter
  • Lachlan Judd as Adam Meagher
  • Erich Linzbichler as Emergency Doctor
  • Alyssa McClelland as Larissa Downe
  • Louisa Mignone as Chris
  • Angie Milliken as Therese Faulkner
  • Antony Milne as Restaurant Manager
  • Genevieve Mooy as Faye
  • Tom Poulton as Max Meagher
  • Timothy Rochford as Director of ASIO
  • Martin Sacks as Roger Evans [uncredited]
  • Madeline Towns as Zoe Meagher
  • Steve Vidler as Premier
  • David Vilanti as Dario