Produced by Matchbox Pictures

Producers: Amanda Higgs, Tony Ayres
Associate Producer: Christos Tsiolkas
Writers: Blake Ayshford, Belinda Chayko
Director: Robert Connolly

Airing: July 10 - 31, 2016 (ABC)

Melbourne 1996. The Golden Age of Australian swimming is beginning and a scholarship to an exclusive boys school brings 16-year-old Danny Kelly one step closer to his ultimate goal - winning Olympic gold. Initially, Danny struggles to find his place in the prestigious social circles of the private boys school. However under the charge of highly regarded coach Frank Torma and a friendship/rivalry with teammate Martin Taylor, Danny is soon on track to become Australia's youngest swimming champion, the unstoppable 'Barracuda'. Based on the award-winning novel by Christos Tsiolkas. (4 x 60min)
Elias AntonDanny Kelly
Matt NableFrank Torma
Rachel GriffithsSamantha Taylor
Benjamin KindonMartin Taylor
Victoria HaralabidouStephanie Taylor
Jeremy Lindsay TaylorNeal Kelly
Tilda Cobham-HervyEmma Taylor
Andrew CreerJohn 'Wilco' Wilkinson
Rhys MitchellScooter
Joe KlocekTsitsas
Joel LokLuke Tran
Nicole GulasekharamDemet
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