Devil’s Playground

Devil’s Playground

Sep. 09, 2014
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Jack Thompson isCardinal Neville
Cardinal Neville
Simon Burke isTom Allen
Tom Allen
John Noble isBishop John McNally
Bishop John McNally
Don Hany isBishop Quaid
Bishop Quaid
Toni Collette isMargaret Wallace
Margaret Wallace


The year is 1988. It is 35 years after the events of Fred Schepisi’s classic film, The Devil’s Playground. Tom Allen, now in his 40s and recently widowed, is a respected Sydney psychiatrist and father of two children. A practicing Catholic, Tom accepts an offer by the Bishop of Sydney to become a counselor of priests. During these sessions, he will uncover a scandal and become embroiled in the Church’s attempts to cover it up. Tom’s quest for justice will push him to his limits, and reveal a side of Church power and official corruption he could never have imagined.

Original title Devil's Playground
First air date Sep. 09, 2014
Last air date Oct. 08, 2014
Seasons 1
Episodes 6
Duration 60m

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