Tag: All Saints

Mark Priestley

Actor Mark Priestley, from long-running series All Saints, has been found dead in Sydney. The 32-year-old Perth-born actor is believed to have suffered from depression and may have taken his own life. Graduating from NIDA in 1999, Priestley worked in the theatre with the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Sydney Theatre Company, before guest roles …

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The Year That Was… #8: Reality check

The lights may have faded a bit on reality TV’s ratings this year but the genre still has some life left in it. Network Ten‘s big name franchises The Biggest Loser, Big Brother and Australian Idol all came back for more this year. The Biggest Loser largely followed the formula of last year but this …

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The Year That Was… #6: Drama makes a comeback

The year 2006 brought on all sorts of doom and gloom about TV drama production; ABC didn’t have money to make any, Seven had axed Blue Heelers after 12 years of loyal service, Ten had some luck with telemovies but Tripping Over didn’t fare so well, and their only ongoing production was the veteran soap …

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Telethon weekend hits Perth

This weekend, 13 and 14 October, Perth’s annual Telethon returns for its 40th year. The appeal, raising funds for various children’s charities in Western Australia, began on TVW7 in 1968 and is now a statewide event through TVW7 and its regional affiliate Golden West Network (GWN). The first Telethon raised $90,182. Since then over $74 …

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