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Synopsis

The Wests begin their story

Introducing the new spin-off show from New Zealand's most successful television drama series, Outrageous Fortune, which enjoyed critical acclaim around the world and won more than 50 awards over six seasons. Westside takes the West family's large and loyal fan-base on a journey back to where it all  began. You don't need to have seen Outrageous Fortune to appreciate Westside - but if you liked its predecessor, you'll love this...

Head back to the days of disco where the infamous Ted and Rita West are starting out on their life of serious crime. With Ted recently released from jail, it's business as usual for the Wests; cracking safes, planning heists and raising their wayward son, Wolf. 
The rich folklore of the West family is combined with real events from arguably the greatest era of economic and social change, exploring the fates and fortunes of a nation alongside Ted and Rita's epic battles and ever tempestuous marriage. This is where the Wests began to build their outrageous fortune.

Durations

60 min eps

Genre

Drama

Broadcaster(s)

TV3 NZ

Credit Line

Originally produced by South Pacific Pictures for TV3, New Zealand