Luke's Kingdom

Luke's Kingdom is a 1976 Australian TV series set in colonial Australia. Directors included Peter Weir and writers included Elisabeth Kata and Tony Morphett.[1] It was co-produced with Trident Television, the then owners of Yorkshire and Tyne Tees Television, and aired in 1976 on Nine Network in Australia and ITV in the United Kingdom.

Luke's Kingdom
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StarringOliver Tobias
Helen Morse
Gerard Maguire
Country of originAustralia / United Kingdom
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Running time60 minutes
Original networkNine Network / ITV
Original release1976 (1976) (31 March – 23 June in the UK)

In 1975, Trident Television acquired the series co-producer, Australia Pty Ltd. Filming completed in 1974.

The series starred Oliver Tobias as an Englishman who, in 1829, emigrates to Australia with his father and siblings to settle on a land grant in New South Wales. It was based on the novel "Pages From A Squatter's Diary", by E.V. Timms.[2]


  1. ^ ""LUKE'S KINGDOM"". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 22 May 1974. p. 24. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
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