Tag: The Inventors

On This Day — 14 August

14 August 1971: Gerard Kennedy (Division 4) 14 August 1971: Geoff Stone, Leo Port, Diana Fisher, Nick Lamont (The Inventors) 14 August 1976: Mike Dorsey and Wendy Blacklock (Number 96) 14 August 1976: Johnny Pace and Harriet (The Celebrity Game) 14 August 2004: James Mathison, Osher Günsberg and Australian Idol contestants 14 August 2010: Ray …

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On This Day — 12 August

12 August 1972: Joe Hasham (Number 96) 12 August 1972: Noel O’Connor (SAS10, Adelaide) 12 August 1972: TV stuntman Karl Avis 12 August 1978: Geoff Stone and Diana Fisher (The Inventors) 12 August 1978: Mike Minehan (This Day Tonight) 12 August 2000: Swimmer Ian Thorpe with Justin Melvey and Kylie Watson (Home And Away) 12 …

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Obituary: Diana Fisher

Diana Fisher, royal commentator and TV panellist, has died at the age of 91. She had been admitted to hospital in Sydney earlier in the week following a two-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Born in the UK as Diana Davis, her first job was at the BBC, where she stayed for eight years and met …

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1979: December 8-14

Sergeant O’Reilly’s ball and chain! A happy occasion on Seven’s Cop Shop with the wedding of Senior Sergeant Eric O’Reilly (Terry Norris) and Lorna Close (Moya O’Sullivan).  The wedding, held in an outdoor setting, will go to air this week in Melbourne and Brisbane and later in Sydney. Arcade builds into a blockbuster Production on …

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1979: November 10-16

ABC’s biggest golf coverage Players from five continents – Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America – will compete in this year’s Dunhill Australian Open, to be telecast on ABC this week in its largest golf coverage ever undertaken.  More than $8 million of outside broadcast equipment will be used at Melbourne’s Metropolitan Course.  ABC’s …

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1979: September 15-21

Cover: Mike Walsh Top job for Robyn Actress Robyn Nevin has scored a major role in the upcoming mini-series Water Under The Bridge.  Nevin will play the role of over-possessive foster mother Shasta in the mini-series based on Sumner Locke Elliott’s novel.  The role will also provide Nevin a more personal challenge – she scored …

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1979: July 14-20

Prisoner’s key women TV Times talks to three of the stars of the popular new series Prisoner about their roles and what the show means to them. Elspeth Ballantyne, who plays prison warder Meg Jackson, said that Prisoner has proven that women can handle a show on their own.  “Prisoner is a very good series.  …

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1978: December 2-8

The Sullivans’ amazing Grace… Actress Lorraine Bayly is made to look considerably older than her 36 years when playing the motherly Grace Sullivan in The Sullivans – with make-up applied to add wrinkles and darken her cheeks, having her hair tied back and wearing loose-fitting dresses.  In fact, when she is not in Grace Sullivan …

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1978: November 4-10

Their Restless Years Three of The Restless Years‘ more ‘senior’ cast members were asked by TV Times to recall some of their own ‘restless years’.  June Salter (pictured, bottom right) recalled hiding her smoking habit from her parents, “when I finally had the courage to tell mum ‘I’m 23 and I’m going to smoke in …

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1978: October 14-20

Cover: Farrah Fawcett-Majors Debbie’s agony isn’t over yet Former Young Talent Time star Debbie Byrne might have had drug possession charges against her and her husband dismissed by a Melbourne magistrate, but the 21-year-old quickly realised that she was being tried all over again – by the public. “I feel as though I have to …

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