Tag Archive: All The Rivers Run

Apr 02 2017

Cop Shop coming soon to DVD

Cop Shop, the popular Crawfords police drama of the 1970s and early ’80s, is coming soon to DVD with a box set of the first 26 episodes. This year marks the 40th anniversary since the show debuted on our screens. The first episode aired on the Seven Network in Sydney and Melbourne on 28 November 1977 and focused …

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Jul 30 2016

Obituary: Vivean Gray

Actress Vivean Gray, best known to viewers as Mrs Jessup in The Sullivans and Mrs Mangel in Neighbours, has died at the age of 92. The English-born actress came to Australia in the 1950s, just as TV was beginning in this country. Like many actors at the time, Gray appeared in guest roles in early …

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Dec 22 2015

Obituary: Carol Burns

Carol Burns, the actress best known for her performance as Franky Doyle in Prisoner, has died at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital after a short battle with cancer. She was 68. Born in Brisbane, Burns’ acting career began with the Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) in 1969, starring in many of its stage productions. Her most recent role with …

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Dec 23 2013

1993: December 25-31

Cover: Dieter Brummer (Home And Away), Jo Bailey (Looking Good) A joke on the box Production has been completed on the third Fast Forward special 37 And A Bit, taking a comedic look at the Australian TV industry, set to go to air during 1994. The first Fast Forward special, Standing On The Road, featuring …

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May 11 2013

1993: May 9-15

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Shattered lives Loene Carmen, best known for her role as teenager Freya in the 1987 film The Year My Voice Broke, makes a dramatic entrance into A Country Practice this week — playing the part of car-crash victim Jules Goodfellow.  “I play a nurse who becomes paraplegic and, as …

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Jan 02 2013

1993: January 3-9

Cover: Scott Michaelson (Neighbours), Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Cameron goes to Hollywood Cameron Daddo is enthusiastic about his future as he embarks on his first major US project, a role in the telemovie Between Love And Hate.  The former model and Perfect Match host who had recently starred in the drama series Bony has been labelled “a series just …

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Jan 26 2012

Geoffrey Rush – our Australian of the Year

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush (pictured) was last night announced as our Australian of the Year in recognition of his contribution to the arts. The 60-year-old, who this year celebrates 40 years in the industry, gained international fame in 1996 for his portrayal of pianist David Helfgott in the movie Shine which led to him winning …

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Jan 28 2011

1991: January 26-February 1

Cover: Nicole Kidman Here comes the bride… Many soaps have given their ratings a boost by holding a wedding.  The Nine Network’s new series Chances is starting with one!  The adults-only drama kicks off with a wedding between David Young (Rodney Bell) and Rebecca Taylor (Natalie McCurry).  “Chances has great possibilities,” Bell told TV Week.  …

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Dec 07 2010

Obituary: Gus Mercurio

Gus Mercurio, actor and boxing identity, has died in Melbourne. The 82-year-old died from complications arising from an operation for a chest aneurism at a Melbourne hospital. Born in Wisconsin, USA, Mercurio came to Australia in the 1950s.  A professional boxer, he became deeply involved with the game in Australia as an administrator, referee and …

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Apr 27 2010

1990: April 7-13

‘No candlelit dinners, please!’ While Georgie Parker’s character in A Country Practice, Lucy Gardiner, is at crossroads at her relationship with Matt Tyler (John Tarrant) with dreams of romantic dinners and phone calls, the actress has admitted that in real life she couldn’t be more opposite.  “I’m not romantic at all.  I’m not at all.  …

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