Tag: Women Of The Sun

Feb 25 2016

Obituary: Sonia Borg

Sonia Borg, writer, producer and actor from various Crawford productions, died earlier this month. Born in Vienna in 1931, Borg studied acting before she and her family moved to India, where her father secured a job as an engineer. Borg joined Shakespeareana International, a theatre company that toured various countries including India, Singapore and Hong Kong. Her family then came …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2016/02/obituary-sonia-borg.html

Jan 25 2015

Networks, it’s time to go retro

The advent and conversion to digital television has opened the market right up to new opportunities and niche markets as broadcasters can now cram more digital channels in the same space that in the past used to only accommodate one analogue channel. In the United States, the conversion to digital television has opened up a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2015/01/networks-its-time-to-go-retro.html

Sep 29 2013

Obituary: Anthony Hawkins

Anthony (Tony) Hawkins, the actor who played Bob Morris in the long-running series Prisoner, died last week in a Kyneton hospital. Although he was an actor for 50 years, as a young adult in the 1950s he was a police officer in London. He didn’t have a long stay in policing, feeling disillusioned with the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2013/09/obituary-anthony-hawkins.html

May 02 2012

1992: April 26-May 2

Sale stars in sitcomSale Of The Century’s Glenn Ridge and Jo Bailey are soon to be seen as guest stars in the Nine Network sitcom All Together Now. In the episode to screen this week, Anna (Jane Hall, pictured with Bailey) wins a spot on the popular quiz show. But Bailey is playing down her …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2012/05/1992-april-26-may-2.html

Oct 25 2010

1990: October 20-26

Cover: Alyce Platt (Sale Of The Century) Mann gets pregnantIn the wake of the axing of Seven’s police drama Skirts, actress Tracy Mann has bounced back with a role in an upcoming telemovie. In How Wonderful, Mann plays Kerry Shanahan, a career woman about to be a mother. “It was one of those rare jobs …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2010/10/1990-october-20-26.html

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2010/10/30-years-of-sbs-television.html

Oct 11 2010

1990: October 13-19

Cover: Nicolle Dickson (Home And Away) Reyne forecast for Coopers Crossing Actor David Reyne is to join the cast of Nine’s The Flying Doctors.  The 31-year-old star of series including Sweet And Sour, Possession, Flair, Bony and Golden Fiddles joins The Flying Doctors in the role of Dr Guy Reid, a brilliant young man from …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2010/10/1990-october-13-19.html

Apr 16 2007

Justine Saunders

Justine Saunders, one of Australia’s most prominent indigenous actresses of the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Sydney after a battle with cancer.Born in Queensland in 1953, Saunders came to prominence in the 1970s in the Nine Network series Luke’s Kingdom before scoring an ongoing role as Rhonda in Number 96 in 1976. Later TV …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://televisionau.com/2007/04/justine-saunders.html