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Synopsis

Based on the best-selling children’s books by popular UK television and radio presenter, Simon Mayo, Itch follows the adventures of Itchingham Lofte, a science obsessed teenager who pursues the unusual hobby of collecting all the elements on the Periodic Table.

When Itch discovers a powerful new radioactive element, he’s forced to go on the run to protect it from a sinister organisation seeking to weaponize it.

In order to save the planet from potential disaster, Itch has to draw on everything he knows – and the contents of his backpack – to keep himself and his family alive.

Cast of Itch sitting on a jetty in AlbanyPhoto credit Nic Duncan
ITCH Series 1 Cast in Albany.

Filmed on Location in Western Australia

The Producers would like to acknowledge the Noongar people, including the Menang and Whadjuk Noongar peoples, as the Traditional Owners of the lands on which ITCH was produced.

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Production Information

Key Cast

Samuel Ireland (Itch)

Charles Russell (Tim)

Melanie Wozniak (Jack)

Kylah Day (Lucy)

Keala Kern (Chloe)

Harrison Popple (Darcy)

Henry Mendez (Quinn)

Executive Producers

Amanda Morrison

Ed Glauser

Andrew Cole-Bulgin

Michael Shyjka

Robert Morrison

Producers

Amanda Morrison

Tania Chambers

Melanie Halsall

Associate Producer

Lucy Verity

Directors

Renee Webster

Nicholas Verso

Writers

Dan Berlinka (Head Writer)

Ron Elliott

Heather Wilson

Jessica Brookman

Roger Monk

Melanie Halsall

Broadcaster

ABC Me

International Sales

ABC Commercial

Key WA Crew

Production Designer

Emma Fletcher

Costume Designer

Helen Woolfenden

Hair & Make Up Designer

Kate Anderson

1st Assistant Directors

Brad Holyoake

John Fairhead

Location Manager

Crystal Munitich

Unit Manager

Mike Montague

Sound Recordist

Trevor Hope

Gaffer

Tim Goodacre

On Set Nurse

Leslie Glorie

Catherine Thomas

Mary-Attracta Connolly

Catering

Hits The Fan Catering
Geoff Burns & Shane Wilson

Publicist

Adriana Begovich
(Anarchy PR)

Stills Photographer

Nic Duncan

David Dare Parker

Post Production Supervisor

Lucy Verity

Post Production House

Sandbox

Post Sound & Sound Design

Ric Curtin

Legals

Beach Street Lawyers
Joan Peters & Luci Silvestrin

Filming in Western Australia

“Shooting ITCH in Western Australia was such a joy.

“Both Albany and Perth provided us with endlessly stunning visual locations that gave the show a beautiful, distinct look.”

– Nicholas Verso, Director Second Block, Victoria

Best Boy Max Gersbach, Best Boy Grip Colin Chapman, Melanie Wozniak (as Jack) & Boom Swinger Ben Cowman, ITCH - Photograph by David Dare Parker
ITCH - Photograph by David Dare Parker

Praise for WA Crew

“I could not have asked for a more skilled crew who worked tirelessly every day without complaint.

“From my incredible camera , lighting and grips crew everything was surmountable and we were able to achieve some stunning results.

“Our Art Department was meticulous, often able to transform a standard building into something incredible.”

– Darrell Martin, Director of Photography, Victoria

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