My Place (TV series)

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My Place
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Intertitle screenshot
GenreChildren's drama
StarringSusie Porter
Dan Wyllie
Sacha Horler
Country of originAustralia
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26 (list of episodes)
Producer(s)Penny Chapman
Camera setupsingle-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production company(s)Matchbox Pictures
Original networkABC3
Picture format16:9 HD
Audio formatStereo
Original release4 December 2009 – 18 September 2011
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My Place is an Australian children's television drama series based on the award-winning picture book of the same name by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins. The series first screened on ABC3 weeknights 8pm from 4 December 2009[1] and is currently being syndicated in the United States on Vibrant TV Network.

My Place is produced by Penny Chapman and directed by Jessica Hobbs, Samantha Lang, Catriona McKenzie, Michael James Rowland and Shawn Seet. The series is accompanied by an interactive website for children that allows them to explore the house that is the series' main setting.[2] It won the 2010 Logie for Best Children's Program.

On 23 March 2010 Screen Australia announced they approved funding for a second series which will focus on the lives of children and their families from the time period of 1878 to before the White Settlement.[3] Filming began on 21 September 2010 and the first of thirteen episodes began airing on 26 June 2011.[4]


My Place tells the story of one house in south Sydney as told by the generations of children who have lived there over a period of over 220 years. The series opens in 2008 and travels back to pre-1788. Each episode centres around a child with a talent for some kind of trouble, each hiding up the same old fig tree, each with a story to tell.[5]



  • Joseph Ireland as Davey Jonesy
  • Maddie Madden as Laura
  • Narek Armaganian as Mohammed
  • Sheena Pham as Lily
  • Will Cottle as Mike
  • Anastasia Feneri as Sofia
  • Jonathan Kollias as Michaelis
  • Monique Holmes as Jen
  • Alfred Carslake as Colum
  • Holly Fraser as Bridie
  • Shardyn Fahey-Leigh as Bertie
  • Lucy Howroyd as Evelyn
  • Benson Anthony as Rowley
  • Eliza Saville as Victoria


For other cast members see List of My Place (TV series) Episodes.

Episode list[edit]

Series One[edit]

  • Laura 2008
  • Mohammed 1998
  • Lily 1988
  • Mike 1978
  • Sofia 1968
  • Michaelis 1958
  • Jen 1948
  • Colum 1938
  • Bridie 1928
  • Bertie 1918
  • Evelyn 1908
  • Rowley 1898
  • Victoria 1888

Series Two[edit]

  • Henry 1878
  • Minna 1868
  • Ben 1858
  • Johanna 1848
  • Davey 1838
  • Alice 1828
  • Charles 1818
  • Sarah 1808
  • Sam 1798
  • Dan 1788
  • Waruwi 1788
  • Bunda Before Time
  • Barangaroo Before Time


  1. ^ "ABC3 announces new Aussie kids shows". TV Tonight.
  2. ^ "Top cast for My Place, ABC children's drama". TV Tonight.
  3. ^ "My Place wins second season". TV Tonight.
  4. ^ "Cameras roll on more My Place". TV Tonight.
  5. ^ a b "Airdate: My Place". TV Tonight.

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