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Obituary: Troy Beckwith

Former Neighbours star Troy Beckwith has died at age 48. News of his death was posted to social media by former castmate Kym Valentine: “It pains me so much to have to say this. Our dear old friend Troy Beckwith has passed away. Another member of our tv family gone way too soon. There will …

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Obituary: John Hamblin

John Hamblin, actor and long-time presenter on Play School, has died at the age of 87. Born in England, Hamblin had made some early acting appearances on British television and was a “ten pound pom” when he came to Australia in the 1960s. His first Australian TV appearance was a guest role in the adventure …

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1992: November 8-14

It’s Melissa and Melissa It was three years ago that Melissa Bell and Melissa Tkautz (pictured) were rival competitors in the Miss Teen Australia contest — which Bell ended up winning.  Now the two former teen pageant stars are rivals of another sort in Network Ten series E Street, with their characters both keen for the …

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1992: June 14-20

Traumatic times for two young girls Some big storylines ahead for two of TV’s popular young stars.  In Neighbours (Ten), 17-year-old Beth Brennan (Natalie Imbruglia) shocks Ramsay Street with the announcement that she is engaged to Rod Baker (Chris Lloyds), a gentlemen she met on holiday in Brisbane — but who is old enough to …

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1991: December 14-20

The Great End of Year Exit! Home And Away and E Street have both been hit by a number of significant cast departures.  Network Ten’s E Street is going to lose original cast member Alyssa-Jane Cook and co-star Marianne Howard.  Their characters, Lisa and Alice, head to Queensland to visit Alice’s mother following of the …

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1991: November 23-29

Melissa’s shock exit! E Street star Melissa Tkautz has made a sudden exit from the Network Ten soap, halfway through a three-year contract, after an apparent rift developed between herself and the show’s producers.  It is not known exactly what problems have arisen although it is suspected that Tkautz’s pop star commitments – such as …

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