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Fighting Season is an Australian television drama series screening on Foxtel's Showcase channel in Australia. The series is a mystery drama involving Australian soldiers returning on leave from deployment in Afghanistan.[3] The six part series is written by Blake Ayshford.

Fighting Season
Written byBlake Ayshford[1]
Directed by
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)Australian English
No. of episodes(list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Kylie du Fresne[1]
  • Elisa Argenzio[1]
  • Blake Ayshford[1]
Production company(s)Goalpost Pictures[2]
DistributorSky Vision[1]
Original networkFox Showcase[1]



  • Jay Ryan as Sergent Sean "Speedo" Collins [4]
  • Ewen Leslie as Captain Edward "Ted" Nordenfelt
  • Kate Mulvany as Captain Kim Nordenfelt
  • Julian Maroun as Corporal Peter "Pepsi" Aboud
  • Marco Alosio as Private Isara'elu "Izzy" Ulalei
  • George Pullar as Private Jarrod "Toast" Vogel
  • Paul de Gelder as Corporal Travis Davis
  • Matt Hill
  • Danny Fong
  • Sarah Armanious as Vanessa
  • Sabryna Walters as Leilani
  • Milly Alcock as Maya


No.Title [2]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [2]Australian viewers
1"Shooter / Hugger"TBABlake Ayshford28 October 2018 (2018-10-28)36,000[5]
2"A Good Soldier Makes A Bad Civilian"TBABlake Ayshford4 November 2018 (2018-11-04)N/A
3"The Medal"TBABlake Ayshford11 November 2018 (2018-11-11)N/A
4"Blood Money"TBABlake Ayshford18 November 2018 (2018-11-18)N/A
5"Ricochet"TBABlake Ayshford25 November 2018 (2018-11-25)N/A
6"Outside the Wire"TBABlake Ayshford2 December 2018 (2018-12-02)N/A


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "FILMING BEGINS ON FIGHTING SEASON, A FOXTEL ORIGINAL DRAMA". Fox Showcase. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Fighting Season". Fox Showcase. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
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  5. ^ Knox, David (29 October 2018). "Sunday 28 October 2018". TV Tonight. Retrieved 7 November 2018.

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