Tag: Joh’s Jury

1995: February 4-10

Lisa leads Blue Heelers’ British invasion Lisa McCune (pictured) is heading to the UK to promote Blue Heelers‘ debut on the ITV network. Her tour is expected to include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool. While she is there, she hopes to meet up with cast members of British cop shows The Bill and Between The Lines, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2015/02/1995-february-4-10.html

Obituary: Norman Yemm

Norman Yemm, veteran actor of Australian film, stage and television, has died at the age of 81. With a background in opera and musical theatre, Yemm made the transition to television in the police drama Homicide. After making a number of guest appearances in the series, he took on the regular role of Detective Jim …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2015/02/obituary-norman-yemm.html

1993: May 30-June 5

Cover: Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210) Not so smart, Alex! Actress Di Smith has taken time out from her stage acting commitments to make a brief return to A Country Practice, four years after leaving the series.  The upcoming guest appearance sees Smith’s character Dr Alex Fraser return to Wandin Valley emotionally drained after working in extreme conditions …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2013/06/1993-may-30-june-5.html

1993: February 14-20

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) ‘From our pain comes the shame’ In the lead-up to ABC‘s screening of docu-drama Joh’s Jury, based on the frustrated jury who failed to reach a verdict in the perjury trial of former Queensland Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, one of the jurors has spoken to TV Week of the controversial …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2013/02/1993-february-14-20.html

1992: October 18-24

Freaked out by the fans! A Country Practice star Kym Wilson (pictured) laughs at the irony of being feted as one of Australia’s brightest rising stars — given it was eight years ago that she made her TV acting debut (alongside Justine Clarke and Rebekah Elmaloglou) in the children’s series Professor Poopsnaggle.  “Even though I’ve been …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2012/10/1992-october-18-24.html

1992: September 27-October 3

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) The jury back in on Sir Joh The aborted perjury trial of the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, is to be recreated in a telemovie to be produced by Southern Star and ABC.  The role of Sir Joh is to be played by comedian Gerry Connolly.  The …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2012/09/1992-september-27-october-3.html