The Nation should never have heard of Darryl Kerrigan. The Kerrigan family should still be living at 3 Highview Crescent Cooloroo, in total obscurity. They were terrible houses on worthless land. The compulsory acquisition should go through without a hitch… Right?… Wrong. To Darryl it was never a house; it was a home and a very happy one. How Darryl and his small time suburban lawyer mate, Dennis Denuto assist by a new friend, retired QC Lawrence Hamill ended up in the High Court of Australia is the story told in The Castle. If you thought Burke and Wills were the worst equipped people in Australian history, you’re in for a big surprise. The Castle is a sweeping saga that takes the harsh Australian outback, the rugged characters of the ANZAC legend, the spirit of Banjo Patterson and ignores them in favour of a greyhound racing, tow-truck driver who never meant to be a hero.