A six part one hour television series. When Englishman William Buckley is sentenced for theft in 1803 he is transported half way round the world to a penal colony on the verge of starvation and chaos. He joins an escape party and makes a desperate bid for freedom. They plunge straight into the horrors of the un-tamed Australian outback. Buckley survives the ordeal and is taken in by an aboriginal clan as the spirit of a dead tribal member. His view of the world transforms as be becomes a true native. To the amazement of the new English colony Buckley emerges from the bush thirty years later. He becomes a vital conduit between the new arrivals and his adopted tribe. ‘Convict’ is six part one hour series that tells the true epic tale of one man’s unbelievable courage, survival, transformation and ultimate redemption at the end of the known world.