The Straits

The Straits
GenreDrama
Developed byLouis Nowra
Written by
Directed by
Starring
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10[1]
Production
Executive producersTony Ayres
Carole Sklan
David Ogilvy
Producers
Running time60 minutes
Production companyMatchbox Pictures
DistributorDCD Rights[1]
Release
Original networkABC1
Picture format
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original release2 February (2012-02-02) –
29 March 2012 (2012-03-29)
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The Straits is an Australian television drama series for ABC1[2] filmed in Cairns, the Torres Strait Islands and other Far North Queensland locations.

The series is based on an idea by actor Aaron Fa'aoso and produced by Penny Chapman and Helen Panckhurst from Matchbox Pictures. It is directed by Peter Andrikidis, Rachel Ward, and Rowan Woods. It is written by Louis Nowra, Blake Ayshford, Nick Parsons, Kristen Dunphy, and Jaime Browne. On 19 October 2012, it was announced that a second series will not be produced.[3]

In December 2012, the show began airing exclusively on Hulu.[4]

  1. ^ a b "DCD Rights to launch major drama The Straits at MIPCOM 2011" (Press release). DCD Media Newsroom. 14 September 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  2. ^ "IF Magazine".
  3. ^ "The Straits on Facebook". Facebook. Archived from the original on 30 April 2022.[user-generated source]
  4. ^ Hale, Mike (14 December 2012), "Mobster Clan Down Under", The New York Times

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