Episode 1: Nancy Wake
Old Male Historian
James Von Wilson
Resistance Fighter #1
Resistance Fighter #2
Resistance Fighter #3
Episode 2: Fanny Durack
Nikki Britton started out as an actor and exploded onto the comedy scene in 2011 with her warm, lighting paced style that has seen her appear on ABC’s Comedy Up Late and on The Comedy Channel as part of the Just For Laughs Festival.She has performed for the last 5 years with The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, and recently returned from India where she was a part of the Bengaluru Comedy Festival for the first time. She has also performed internationally at LA’s Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Improv and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Her most recent solo hour, Romanticide, was nominated for Best Comedy at the 2017 Perth FringeWorld Festival and as a playwright, she was nominated for a GLUG for her work on Hidden Sydney. Her podcast The Other Half will be released in 2018 in partnership with ABC.
As an actor, Nikki appears in the ABC webseries Sheila’s, and plays the lead role in short film Table for one, both due for release in 2018. She features in Matt Okine’s The Other Guy and toured the one woman Irish play 51 Shades of Maggie Muff around Australia for 2 years to sold out crowds and critical acclaim.
Wilhelmina “Mina” Wylie
Zoe Norton Lodge
King of Sweden
Episode 3: Merle Thornton
One of Australia’s most exciting young actors, Brenna Harding is best known for her role in the hit television series Puberty Blues alongside Australian acting veterans Claudia Karvan, Susie Porter and Dan Wyllie. For her role as ‘Sue Knight’ she was awarded the 2012 Logie for Most Popular New Female Talent. She was also nominated for the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent and the AACTA Award for Best Young Actor.Brenna’s other television credits include Secret City, The Code (Series 2), My Place, Packed to the Rafters and A Place To Call Home. In 2017 she starred in Netflix’s Black Mirror, directed by Jodie Foster.
In 2015, Brenna played ‘Tilly’ in Jumpy, her first theatre credit, a co-production between the Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company. Since then she has co-founded all- female run Lume Productions with Mia Lethbridge and Diana Popovska. She produced and performed the role of ‘Betty’ for their inaugural production of The Gulf. Most recently, Brenna was seen on stage at The Old Fitz Theatre’s production of THE WOLVES, directed by Jessica Arthur.
Brenna’s film credits include the short film Cockelshell, directed by Tony Ayres, which premiered at the 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival as part of the feature film collaboration, The Turning which is based on the Tim Winton short story collection of the same name.
Brenna has spent five years working with youth run anti-homophobia organisation ‘Wear it Purple’ and in 2015 founded Sydney-based feminist group – Moonlight Feminists. In 2014 Brenna was awarded the Marie Bashir Peace Prize for her contribution to social justice. She is currently completing a double Bachelor of Communications and Creative Intelligence and Innovation at UTS.
MALE ABC BOSS
Minister for Justice
Man in Pub
Episode 4: Mary Ann Bug
Megan Wilding graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Acting) following a year of Aboriginal Theatre (Cert IV). She is a proud Kamilaroi woman who grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney.At WAAPA Megan was a standout performer playing such diverse roles as Lady Catherine De Bough in Pride & Prejudice, Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, Widow Quinn in Playboy of the Western World & Porter in Macbeth.
Megan was the recipient of the Sally Burton Award for excellence in Shakespeare and in 2016 she joined the Black Swan Theatre Company for the New Works Festival as Beth in Tonsils and Tweezers.
Megan appeared on an episode of The Other Guy written by Matt Okine and also featured in True Story with hosts Hamish and Andy. In 2017 Belvoir awarded Megan the prestigious Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s Award and went on to perform in the theatre production ‘The Rover’ to excellent reviews.
John (Mary Ann Brother)
Christian Van Vuuren
Police # 1
Police # 2