Tag: Mother And Son

1991: October 19-25

Wandin Valley party The Seven Network’s A Country Practice turns ten years old next month.  The planned celebration for cast, crew and media is to be held later this month in Sydney – but for three cast members it will also be a farewell party.  Gordon Piper, Syd Heylen and Matt Day are leaving the …

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1991: June 1-7

Hollywood comes down under! It’s been three years in the making, but Hollywood comes to the Gold Coast this week with the opening of Warner Bros Movie World – and Nine Network programs Hey Hey It’s Saturday, Today and The Bugs Bunny Show will be presenting special episodes this week from the movie theme park.  …

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1991: February 9-15

‘It felt like a real wedding to me’ The upcoming wedding of Neighbours characters Paul Robinson and Christina Alessi (pictured) could well serve as a dress rehearsal for real-life couple Stefan Dennis and Gayle Blakeney.  “It’s a very beautiful wedding.  We were both very happy with the way it was done.  It was amazing how …

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1990: December 1-7

Kate’s hush-hush romance Actress Kate Raison has spoken to TV Week to deny rumours that her three-year romance with former A Country Practice co-star Nick Bufalo is to lead to marriage.  “I don’t know where that one started, but, no, I am definitely not getting married,” she told TV Week.  “There is no truth in …

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Barry Humphries’ Flashbacks on 7TWO

The Seven Network’s digital channel 7TWO has scheduled in a re-run of an excellent ABC documentary series of the late ‘90s. Barry Humphries’ Flashbacks, originally screened on ABC in 1999 in the months leading up to Y2K, documents the various trends of Australian society and popular culture from the post-war ‘50s to the excessive ‘80s. …

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1990: January 6-12

TV Week, incorporating TV Times and TV Guide. 6 January 1990 (Sydney edition). Southdown Press. Cover: Kylie Minogue The impossible dream With careers on opposite sides of the world, actors Marcus Graham and Nicole Kidman have to put their relationship on hold.  Graham, formerly of E Street, is starring in a production of A Midsummer …

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Mother And Son gets a re-run

Seven’s digital channel 7TWO delivers an Australian comedy classic, Mother And Son, from tomorrow night (Monday). The popular series stars Ruth Cracknell as Maggie Beare and Garry McDonald as her long-suffering son, Arthur.  Arthur is in his 40s and, after the collapse of his marriage, he moves back home to take care of his aging …

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Seven catches up with 7TWO

Finally, the Seven Network has made a definite announcement about it’s long-long-awaited second channel. Eight months after chief David Leckie said that an announcement of Seven’s digital plan was “imminent”, the network has told the public about their new channel to begin on Sunday 1 November at 12.00pm. “It’s Time”, shouts the promos, for 7TWO …

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