Surf's Up! must-watch Aussie drama Barons barrels onto ABC
Combining the hedonistic world of surfing and the cutthroat culture of entrepreneurship, the exhilarating eight-part series Barons premieres Sunday 24th April at 8.30pm on ABC TV with all episodes available to binge on ABC iview.
Set in 1971, at a time of sexual liberation and social change, Barons captures a unique moment of upheaval and opportunity as a new surfing counterculture and the spirit of enterprise collide. Continuing ABC's commitment to showcase world class Australian drama.
Barons tells the story of a surf-crazed group of hippy friends who turn their backs on the world in search of their ideal patch of surfing paradise. Little do they know that their desire for ultimate freedom and the perfect wave will take them from the beach to the boardroom, creating billion-dollar empires. But in doing so, best friends are about to become bitter rivals.
Barons stars a fantastic ensemble cast of established and emerging young talent including Sean Keenan (Puberty Blues, Glitch) Ben O'Toole (Halifax: Retribution) Jillian Nguyen (Clickbait) Hunter Page-Lochard (Fires), George Pullar (Fighting Season), Lincoln Younes (Grand Hotel), Sophia Forrest (Ride Like a Girl), Vivienne Awosoga (Wentworth), Nicholas Burton (Pieces of Her), Karina Banno (Reckoning), newcomer Megan Mackenzie, Kick Gurry (Edge of Tomorrow), Catherine Van-Davies (Hungry Ghosts), Alexander England (Offspring) and British-American actor Ione Skye (Arrested Development).