The title of The Castle refers to a ramshackle suburban tract house so close to an airport that planes fly mere yards above the roof. Worse than that, it's built on a toxic landfill and right beside humming high-power lines. But to patriarch Darryl Kerrigan (Michael Caton) and his dim-witted but cheerful brood it's home. Darryl has devoted himself to constantly improving it with modifications like a false chimney that, as he brags to a man sent to estimate the value of the property, makes the house look more picturesque. When the owners of the airport serve Darryl notice that his home is being compulsorily purchased, Darryl hires a small-time lawyer and pursues his case all the way to the Australian Supreme Court.
Santo Cilauro (written by); Tom Gleisner (written by); Jane Kennedy (written by); Rob Sitch (written by).
Michael Caton (Darryl Kerrigan); Anne Tenney (Sal Kerrigan); Stephen Curry (Dale Kerrigan); Anthony Simcoe (Steve Kerrigan); Sophie Lee (Tracy Kerrigan); Wayne Hope (Wayne Kerrigan); Tiriel Mora (Dennis Denuto); Eric Bana (Con Petropoulous); Charles 'Bud' Tingwell (Lawrence Hammill); Robyn Nevin (Federal Court Judge); Costas Kilias (Farouk); Bryan Dawe (Ron Graham); Monty Maizels (Jack); Lynda Gibson (Evonne); John Benton (Mr. Lyle). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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