The Australian drama series Brothers in Arms tells the true story of two motorcycle clubs, and two men, on a journey from loyalty to rivalry… with deadly consequences. Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay-television network, premieres the six-part series Monday, March 18 at 10 p.m. ET.On September 2nd, Fathers’ Day 1984, two motorcycle clubs – the Bandidos and the Comancheros – went to war at a public swap meet. After a brief but violent battle, seven people had been shot dead, including a young innocent bystander, and some forty other club members needed hospitalisation. Brothers in Arms is the story of how that day, known as the “Milperra Massacre”, came to pass.
In the premiere episode, Anthony ‘Snoddy’ Spencer (Callan Mulvey, Rush), alone and adrift after his discharge from the Navy, discovers the seductive world of the outlaw bikers, and the formidable force that is Jock Ross (Matt Nable, Killer Elite), Supreme Commander of the Comancheros. The series also stars Susie Porter (The Jesters) and Maeve Dermody (Griff the Invisible).
The series is based on the best-selling Lindsay Simpson/Sandra Harvey book of the same name and has been written by executive producer Greg Haddrick (Crownies, Underbelly), Lindsay Simpson and Jo Martino (Winners & Losers).