|The Gods of Wheat Street|
|Created by||Jon Bell|
|Written by||Jon Bell|
|Directed by|| Wayne Blair |
Adrian Russell Wills
|Starring|| Kelton Pell |
Mark Coles Smith
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Executive producer(s)||Deborah Cox|
|Production location(s)|| Coraki,NSW, Australia |
Lismore, NSW, Australia
Casino, NSW, Australia
|Running time||57 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Every Cloud Productions|
|Distributor||Australian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Picture format||16:9 HD|
|Original release||12 April –|
17 May 2014
The Gods of Wheat Street is an Australian television drama series that screened on ABC TV from 12 April 2014. The six-part series tells the stories of the Freeburn clan, an Australian Aboriginal family.
Odin Freeburn, head of the family, is being pulled in all directions as he tries to keep his family together. Odin has one brother in jail, another brother is in love with the daughter of the family enemy and his wife has run away to the city leaving him to raise their two daughters. To complicate matters, his employer has just died, his sister-in-law is in love with him and the spirit of his mother Eden has come back on a mission to protect the important destiny of the Freeburn family line.
The series is written by Jon Bell, who is also a producer with Lois Randall. Executive producers are Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox from Every Cloud Productions along with Sally Riley, ABC TV’s head of Indigenous Unit. It is directed by Catriona McKenzie, Wayne Blair and Adrian Wills.The show was filmed around Casino and Lismore in Northern NSW in late 2012.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"The Obligation"||Catriona McKenzie||Jon Bell||12 April 2014|
|2||"The Fighting Freeburns"||Catriona McKenzie||Jon Bell||19 April 2014|
|3||"The Games People Play"||Adrian Russell Wills||Jon Bell||26 April 2014|
|4||"Nobody Lives Forever"||Adrian Russell Wills||Jon Bell||3 May 2014|
|5||"The Mighty Are Fallen"||Wayne Blair||Jon Bell||10 May 2014|
|6||"She Who Supplanted Her Sister"||Wayne Blair||Jon Bell||17 May 2014|
|The Gods of Wheat Street|
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||12 May 2014|
|Label||The Gods of Wheat Street, ABC Music|
|Jeff Lang chronology|
A soundtrack was recorded and credited to Jeff Lang and released on 12 May 2014. At the APRA Music Awards of 2014, the title track was nominated for Best Television Theme.
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