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
- Release dates
- 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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