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The Screen Guide

RAKE is about love, madness, addiction, and the law--in short, it is about modern life.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Cast
Richard Roxburgh - Adrienne Pickering - Matt Day - Russell Dykstra - Danielle Cormack - Caroline Brazier
Genre
Comedy, Crime
Production Company
Essential Media and Entertainment
Australian Sales
ABC Commercial
International Sales
DCD Rights

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
    (2016)
  • Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts
    (2013)
  • TV Week
    (2011)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (2011)

Screen News

Order! Order! 9 Aussie courtrooms on screen

With Newton’s Law set to air, we look at nine times Australia’s legal system has been Exhibit-A on screens.

08 Feb 2017
By Caris Bizzaca
13 times non-Aussies tried to sound 'Strayan

TV DRAMA ABROAD - PART 4: PRODUCER IAN COLLIE ON THREE ESSENTIAL DRAMAS

All three of Essential Media and Entertainment’s most recent dramas – Rake, Jack Irish series 1 and The Principal – are selling well internationally. All are represented by DCD Rights. Ian Collie provides some thoughts on the international sales scene, then discusses each drama.

28 Jun 2016
By Sandy George

TV DRAMA ABROAD

Sixteen relatively recent Australian television dramas have earned more than $1 million each in gross revenue and nearly $43 million as a group, mostly from abroad.

28 Jun 2016
By Sandy George & Bernadette Rheinberger
SELLING FORMATS: HOT AIR OR HOLY GRAIL?

TV DRAMA ABROAD - Part 8: Distributor DCD Rights' interest in Australian drama

DCD Rights handles sales on many Australian dramas, including The Slap from Matchbox Pictures, The Code from Playmaker Media, and Rake, Jack Irish Season One and The Principal from Essential Media and Entertainment. Once she has summarised DCD’s history in Australia, Nicky Davies Williams discusses the performance of each one.

24 Jun 2016
By Sandy George
SELLING FORMATS: HOT AIR OR HOLY GRAIL?