The Code is heading to BBC4 towards the end of the year according to the Daily Mail Weekend Magazine for 17 May 2014. Australians will get to see the show around July/August (that’s the latest guestimate. Promos for the show appeared on iView (the Australian ABC online portal).

You can find out more about “The Code” on the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Code Subsite


Daily Mail Weekend Magazine for 17 May 2014
(Print Edition)

The Code – Coming Here

A crash in the Australian outback is the starting point for this thriller. Two joyriders are left fighting for their lives when their 4x4 hits a lorry – yet no one wants to alert the authorities because the lorry was carrying a prohibited substance destined for a top secret research station. Starring LucyLawless (below), best known as Xena: Warrior Princess, the six-part Australian series becomes a battle of wits between shadowy authority figures and brothers Ned and Jesse Banks, who are sent footage of the crash and decide to investigate. BBC4, later this year.



  • Lucy Lawless (Spartacus), 
  • Dan Spielman (An Accidental Soldier, Offspring), 
  • Ashley Zuckerman (The Slap, Rush), 
  • Adam Garcia (Coyote Ugly, Bootmen), 
  • David Wenham (Answered by Fire, Killing Time), 
  • Aden Young (I Frankenstein, Rectify), 
  • Chelsie Preston Crayford (Mystery of a Hansom Cab, Underbelly: Razor), 
  • Adele Perovic (SLiDE), 
  • Dan Wyllie (Rake, Puberty Blues), 
  • Aaron Pedersen (Jack Irish, City Homicide), 
  • Paul Tassone (Underbelly).

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