The Principal

Matt Bashir, history teacher and former Deputy at a prestigious girls’ school, is swiftly promoted to the position of Principal of Boxdale Boys High. In this notoriously violent and difficult school in Sydney’s south-west, Bashir’s radical approach brings him into conflict on all fronts and leaves his personal life dangerously exposed.

The Principal

4 x 52′ Drama Series

Matt Bashir, history teacher and former Deputy at a prestigious girls’ school, is swiftly promoted to the position of Principal of Boxdale Boys High. In this notoriously violent and difficult school in Sydney’s south-west, Bashir’s radical approach brings him into conflict on all fronts and leaves his personal life dangerously exposed. He works overtime to get the local community on side, promising change in his charges. But just when it seems he is making progress, a 17-year-old student is found dead on school grounds.

Premiered 7 October 2015 on SBS Television

Production Credits

Director – Kriv Stenders

Starring – Alex Dimitriades, Aden Young, Mirrah Foulkes, Rahel Romahn, Tyler de Nawi

An Essential Media production for SBS Television

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