An Australian miniseries, twenty-one hours in length and premiered on American cable in 10 parts, about the Brents and the Drysdales, two great, powerful families hellbent on torturing each other with their secrets and scandals. Revenge is the motive for a domineering matriarch's obsession to make her family one of the most powerful in the country, and to destroy the influential man who once jilted her.
The story of love, lust, and hatred is seen through the eyes of a down-to-earth girl who is hired to tutor the problem son of the Drysdales.
Aired in United States April 7, 1986
One of the most expensive television series ever produced in Australia, the production is Australia's answer to the Carringtons and the Colbys, and has been dubbed "Dynasty Down Under."
The two-hour pilot, premiered on Australian television in 1982, is the first part of the miniseries.