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Obituary: James Davern

James Davern, creator and producer of the long-running series A Country Practice, has died at age 90. Starting his working career in the railways, he went on to become a technician with the Department of Civil Aviation. This led to a technical role with the BBC in London, so when television arrived in Australia he …

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Classic TV Guides: Pig In A Poke

(Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article features names and images of people who have died) The 1977 ABC series Pig In A Poke took a raw look at life in inner-suburban Sydney. A spin-off from the 1974 TV play of the same name, Pig In A Poke told the story …

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