SBS's new Australian drama series On the Ropes premieres 28 November at 8.30pm

ON THE ROPES tells the story of female defiance as it explores the complex and nuanced relationships of family alongside the deep-seated culture of misogyny in the sporting world.Starring Academy Award nominated Keisha Castle-Hughes (Game of Thrones, Whale Rider), acclaimed Israeli actor Igal Naor (Homeland, Riviera), local breakout talent Nicole Chamoun (Safe Harbour, Romper Stomper) and Australian screen icon Jack Thompson, On the Ropes follows aspiring Iraqi-Australian boxing trainer Amirah Al-Amir (Chamoun) who has idolised her world champion father Sami (Naor) her entire life.