From Wake In Fright to Wolf Creek, Australia has produced some cracking Outback thrillers. Now co-writers Harry and Jack Williams (TV’s The Missing) add a Brit twist with new series The Tourist. Jamie Dornan plays the titular backpacker – known only as ‘The Man’ in the credits – who loses his memory after a run-in with a malevolent trucker…
How did The Tourist begin?
Harry Williams (Exec producer/ co-writer): Jack and I have previously written very serious, grim thrillers, even though we produce a lot of comedies. And I think it was born out of a desire to do something that was totally not in that space, that didn’t have paedophilia or something very dark and depressing at the heart of it. The premise of a guy who’s trying to figure out who he is, and doing a kind of existential thriller, appealed to us.
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