Darlings of the Gods

Darlings of the Gods is a 1989 Australian mini series about the 1948 trip to Australia by Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh and the Old Vic Company, where Olivier and Leigh met Peter Finch.[1]

Darlings of the Gods
Based onbook by Garry O'Connor
Written byRoger Simpson
Graeme Farmer
Directed byCatherine Millar
StarringAnthony Higgins
Mel Martin
Jerome Ehlers
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes2 x 2 hours
Producer(s)Roger Le Mesurier
Running time120 min (2 episodes)
Production company(s)Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Film Victoria

Simpson Le Mesurier Films

Thames Television
DistributorAustralian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Original networkABC (Australia)
Original release27 September 1989 (1989-09-27)


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Not Currently Available on DVD


  1. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p187

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