Miniseries: On The Ropes
Wednesday, sbs, 8.35pm
This gritty four-part miniseries is set in the world of a boxing club in Sydney, with a stellar cast including legendary Aussie actor Jack Thompson and Game of Thrones star Keisha Castle-Hughes. Tonight, in episode two, Amirah (Nicole Chamoun, pictured right) has a lot on her plate. The aspiring Iraqi-Australian boxing trainer not only has racist and sexist issues to deal with, but she has family issues going on too. After a massive fall-out over a debut boxing match gym, she’s sleeping in her car and struggling to find a space to train her female fighters. In an attempt to drive her back home, her dad
Sami (Igal Naor, Homeland) cuts her weekly wage.