Banished: a new series & epic story of survival

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015

Banished is a new series on CBC Television, about survival & having the back of those you love.

In 1788, Britain banished its unwanted citizens & convicts to Australia.

Among the first convicts to be exiled are close friends Elizabeth Quinn (MyAnna Buring), Tommy Barrett (Julian Rhind-Tutt) and James Freeman (Russell Tovey).

In this new world, relationships between convicts aren't allowed, but Elizabeth and Tommy break the rules.

When their romance is revealed to the soldiers in charge, it sets in motion a series of events that put friendships and ideals to the test.

In episode 2, Freeman must take drastic ation to deal with a bully, who is persisting in stealing his food. 

Check out a preview below and watch it Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 9:30pm on CBC Television.

And if you missed the 1st episode, you can watch it and find out more about the series at