Always Afternoon

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Always Afternoon
Based onnovel by Gwen Kelly
Written byDavid Stevens
Directed byDavid Stevens
StarringTushka Bergen
Jochen Horst
Lisa Harrow
Marshall Napier
Country of originAustralia
West Germany
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes4 x 1 hour
Producer(s)Henry Crawford
Budget$4.3 million[1]
Original networkSBS
Original release7 March 1988

Always Afternoon is a 1988 Australian mini series about German internees in Australia,[1] set in 1914 at Trial Bay Gaol in New South Wales.[2] The series was based on a novel by Gwen Kelly and depicts a love story involving an Australian woman and a German violinist.[2] It was a co-production between Germany and Australia.[3]

It inspired a series of paintings by Ross Watson.[4]


  1. ^ a b Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p173
  2. ^ a b "Always Afternoon (1988)". The Screen Guide. Screen Australia. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  3. ^ Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series, AFTRS 1993 p 59
  4. ^ Series at Ross Watson accessed 3 August 2013

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