Tag: Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell

Apr 03 2011

1991: March 30-April 5

Cover: Sophie Lee (The Bugs Bunny Show) Christopher nudges himself out! Actor Christopher Truswell dropped a bombshell on the producers of Seven’s Hey Dad! by announcing that he would quit the show at the end of the current series which is due to complete production soon.  Frantic last-minute negotiations have since seen Truswell agree to …

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Nov 24 2010

Final episode for Talking Heads

ABC’s weekly interview program Talking Heads with Peter Thompson (pictured) signs off next week for the last time. The half-hour program, based in South Australia, started in March 2005 and since then has featured almost 250 guests from all walks of life. The program has delivered a startling insight into its guests’ backgrounds and personal …

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Jul 31 2010

1990: July 28-August 3

‘There’s no point in denying it any longer.’ TV Week Gold Logie winner Craig McLachlan has announced his engagement to former Neighbours colleague Rachel Friend.  “We are very, very happy.  It’s obvious we are in love.  There’s no point in denying it any longer,” he told TV Week.  The marriage will be the first for …

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Jul 24 2010

1990: July 21-27

Hey Sister! While 18-year-old Beth Buchanan prepares to move into TV’s most famous neighbourhood, her older sister, Simone, is looking forward to moving on from TV’s most famous Aussie family.  After more than five years in the role of Debbie Kelly, there are strong hints that Simone will not be renewing her contract with Hey …

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Mar 01 2010

Logies Hall of Fame names leaked

The Australian’s media columnist Amanda Meade has leaked an “unauthorised” list of names being considered for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards’ Hall of Fame. Normally the award is nominated and voted in private by an industry panel, with the winner announced prior to the awards ceremony. According to Meade the following names are on …

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May 15 2009

Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell

Australia has lost one of the legends of the showbusiness world with the passing of actor Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell at the age of 86 after complications with prostate cancer. Born in Sydney, Tingwell’s first job was as an announcer at radio station 2CH.  In 1941 he joined the Royal Australian Air Force and served in …

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