Tag: Colin Friels

Peter Mochrie: Water Rats

Peter Mochrie played John “Knocker” Harrison during the first series of Water Rats. His character was a fan favourite and his betrayal of the Rats will go down in history as one of the biggest and best storylines in Australian drama of the 90’s.

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Hal McElroy: Water Rats

Hal McElroy developed Water Rats with John Hugginson and Tony Morphett. The show ran for 6 years on the Nine Network and was very successful overseas. Hal was executive producer for the first 66 episodes.

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Steve Bisley: Police Rescue & Water Rats

TV Flashback recently spoke to Steve Bisley about his time on both Police Rescue and Water Rats. From 1993 to 1995 he played Senior Sergeant Kevin ‘Nipper’ Harris in Police Rescue and after a guest starring role in Water Rats, his character Detective Sergeant Jack Christey took over from popular character Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway – after Colin Friels’ departure from the show.

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