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The Potato Factory (2000– )

TV Mini-series | Comedy, Drama, History

Based on Bryce Courtenay's novel of the same name, this four-hour miniseries tells the story of Ikey Solomon, his wife Hannah and his mistress Mary. Set in London and Tasmania in the middle 19th century it is the first in a trilogy of ...See moreBased on Bryce Courtenay's novel of the same name, this four-hour miniseries tells the story of Ikey Solomon, his wife Hannah and his mistress Mary. Set in London and Tasmania in the middle 19th century it is the first in a trilogy of novels to be made into a mini-series. Written by Brendan Hill See less
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Jul 17, 2000 (Australia)

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Ben Cross
Ikey Solomon / Reuban Reuban Ikey Solomon / Reuban Reuban   See fewer
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Lisa McCune
Mary Abacus Mary Abacus   See fewer
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Sonia Todd
Hannah Solomon Hannah Solomon   See fewer
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Robert Grubb
Mr. Emmett Mr. Emmett   See fewer
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David Ngoombujarra
Billy Gonequeer Billy Gonequeer   See fewer
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Daniel Maynard
Flash Bob Flash Bob   See fewer
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Di Smith
Margaret Keating Margaret Keating   See fewer
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Linal Haft
George Madden George Madden   See fewer
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Douglas Hedge
Reverend Smedley Reverend Smedley   See fewer
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Sandy Gutman
Abraham Van Esselyn Abraham Van Esselyn   See fewer
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David Weatherley
Sir Jasper Waterlow Sir Jasper Waterlow   See fewer
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Meaghan Yates
Australian Becky Australian Becky   See fewer
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Amanda Wenban
Mrs. Newman Mrs. Newman   See fewer
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Annie Byron
Duchess Duchess   See fewer
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Doug Scroope
Titty Smart Titty Smart   See fewer
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Edmund Pegge
Bank Executive Bank Executive   See fewer
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Elizabeth Burton
Mature Whore Mature Whore   See fewer
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John Boxer
Hobart Trooper Hobart Trooper   See fewer
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Andrew Armstrong
Sailor On Street Sailor On Street   See fewer
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Scott Barros
English David English David   See fewer
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Albert Popjoy Albert Popjoy   See fewer
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Maurie Broadhurst
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Owen Buick
Official Flogger Official Flogger   See fewer
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Prison Official Prison Official   See fewer
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Michael Butcher
Pick-Axe Con Pick-Axe Con   See fewer
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Mistress Mistress   See fewer
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Heather Christie
Granny Smith Granny Smith   See fewer
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Brute Of a Man Brute Of a Man   See fewer
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Shiphand Shiphand   See fewer
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Firass Dirani
David Solomon David Solomon   See fewer
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Josef Drewniak
Jeweller Jeweller   See fewer
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Mary's Customer Mary's Customer   See fewer
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Mr. Newman Mr. Newman   See fewer
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Young Master Young Master   See fewer
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Poor Widow Poor Widow   See fewer
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Australian Sarah Australian Sarah   See fewer
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Fearsome Fearsome   See fewer
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Euan Gray
Spotted Youth / Tom Spotted Youth / Tom   See fewer
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Ann Gower Ann Gower   See fewer
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Toddler Tommo Toddler Tommo   See fewer
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Tomahawk Tomahawk   See fewer
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Harris Harris   See fewer
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Samuel Samuel   See fewer
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Clive Marshall
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Jordan Mbakwe
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Calligan Calligan   See fewer
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1st Special 1st Special   See fewer
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Mondanna Todd
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Marybelle Firkin Marybelle Firkin   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 84 votes