The Father of Australia
Lachlan Macquarie, born into poverty on a small Hebridean island, rose to become Governor - absolute ruler - of the British colony that would become Australia.
He and his wife, Elizabeth - Australia's first Power Couple - set a notorious penal colony on course to become a modern nation.
Macquarie was brought down by powerful enemies in the colony. Yet, two and a half centuries after his birth, he's an Australian hero.
Drama-documentary starring Clive Russell as Lachlan Macquarie, and Julie Wilson Nimmo Elizabeth. Narrated by David Tennant.
Narrator - David Tennant