Total Control (Series 2)


The first series of Total Control – a standout success, embraced by critics and audiences alike – saw political newcomer Alex Irving engineering a remarkable coup, unseating the prime minister and the woman who betrayed her, Rachel Anderson.

But now Alex faces the ultimate test in a democratic system: the nation is going to the polls and she will have to face the judgement of the people.

Alex’s passionate determination to make things better for her people appears doomed to failure. She turns her back on the entrenched ways of doing politics and declares she’ll stand for her home electorate as an Independent.

As the pressure on Alex intensifies, she will have to make a choice, between her own integrity and her increasingly desperate and dangerous ambition.



Deborah Mailman - Alex Irving
Rachel Griffiths - Rachel Anderson
Alex Dimitriades - strategist Nick Pearce
Rob Collins - Alex' brother Charlie
Wes Patten
Anthony Hayes
William McInnes
Huw Higginson
Lisa Flanagan
Steph Tisdell (her first dramatic role)
Wayne Blair (who also directs all six episodes)
Rob Carlton Dimitriades
Daniela Farinacci
Colin Friels
Harry Greenwood
Benedict Hardie
Brenna Harding
Anita Hegh
Vico Thai
Release dates
7 November 2021 - Australia (on ABC)
MA 15+ - Mature accompanied
Blackfella Films

Total Control Series 2 was filmed in Canberra, Sydney and regional Queensland.

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