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Oct 08 2016

Obituary: Ross Higgins

Ross Higgins, the actor best known as Ted Bullpitt in Kingswood Country, has died at the age of 85. Higgins’ career began in radio, at Sydney station 2GB, in 1946. His radio career alternated between both commercial radio and ABC. The advent of television in 1956 saw Higgins move into the new medium, including hosting …

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Jun 13 2016

Amanda Keller in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Network Ten presenter Amanda Keller (pictured) is among the hundreds of Australians in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Keller, whose television career dates back to the 1980s, has been awarded a Medal of the Order Of Australia (OAM) “for service to the broadcast media, and to the community.” A former producer and researcher for Midday, Keller became …

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Dec 15 2015

1995: December 16-22

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Cop an eyeful of Costas! Melbourne-born actor Costas Mandylor moved to Los Angeles eight years ago and is probably best known to viewers from the US drama series Picket Fences. But Mandylor’s next role is set to reveal all, with nude scenes in an upcoming film, the erotic love story …

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Jun 11 2014

1994: June 11-17

Cover: Melissa George (Home And Away) Heartbreak High signs Kym Wilson Former A Country Practice star Kym Wilson will be arriving soon into Heartbreak High. Playing the part of rebel schoolteacher Sam Robinson, Wilson replaces Sarah Lambert whose character Christina Milano will be making only guest appearances. Since leaving ACP, Wilson has been busy with …

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Nov 11 2013

1993: November 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty, David Gail (Beverly Hills 90210) Where’s Dad? Hey Dad! star Rachael Beck was given a celebratory farewell as she taped her last episode with the long-running series. “I’m very sad to have to say goodbye to everybody, but I feel so happy because I’ve met so many wonderful people, had so many …

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May 29 2012

1992: May 24-30

Cover: Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) Living in the SeventiesDespite the Seventies being the era of ‘sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll’, All Together Now star Jon English confesses that he can look back on that era without too much embarrassment, insisting that he never played up to the image of a high-profile actor-singer during that …

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May 16 2012

1992: May 17-23

Wandin Valley’s new breed takes over!The arrival of new cast members Gavin Harrison and Kym Wilson (both pictured) in A Country Practice signals a new era for the series which has in the last few months lost many of its established and popular cast – including Syd Heylen, Gordon Piper, Georgie Parker, John Tarrant, Matt …

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Feb 01 2012

1992: February 1-7

How to succeed away from Wandin Valley A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) is suddenly hot property on the theatre circuit, with two producers vying for her services for upcoming stage productions.  Parker, who is currently taping her final scenes for A Country Practice, has been offered the lead role in How To Succeed …

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Jan 18 2012

1992: January 18-24

Cover: Kevin Costner Is Jennifer set to quit? Tonight Live host and producer Steve Vizard has denied rumours that the show’s resident newsreader Jennifer Keyte will not be with the show when it returns for 1992, although he has conceded that she has not renewed her contract with the show.  “I can tell you she’ll …

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Nov 21 2011

1991: November 9-15

Great expectations! Seven Network publicists couldn’t believe their luck when it was discovered that key characters in both Home And Away and A Country Practice will discover they are pregnant in the same week.  In Home And Away, teenager Sophie (Rebekah Elmaloglou) faces the prospect of being a single mum, with the baby’s father David …

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