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Birds in the Bush/The Virgin Fellas

1 9 7 2 (UK/Australia) 13 x 30 minute episodes English water diviner Hugh (Hugh Lloyd) inherits a rundown property in the Australian Outback which is being...

Birthday Party, The

The Birthday Party hailed from the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, in 1978. They had originally been The Boys Next Door and set tales of death, bats...

Bitter Lemons, The

Self-taught student group The Bitter Lemons (originally known as The Orgasms) formed in Canberra, Australia, in March 1965 to play at ANU (Australian National...

Black Diamonds, The/Tymepiece

The Black Diamonds hailed from Lithgow (NSW, Australia), evolving out of rockabilly band Johnny Kett's Black Diamonds in 1965. Managed by local radio DJ Bob...

Black Sorrows, The

Joe Camilleri formed The Black Sorrows in 1983 after dissolving Aussie New Wave/R&B band, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons. Taking a year off to clear his...

Blah Blah Blah

1 9 8 8 (Australia) This Australian comedy show starred Andrew Denton and is notable for beginning the television careers of many Australian performers including Flacco...

Blankety Blanks

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 0 (Australia) 500 x 25 minute episodes "Get ready to match the stars, as we play . . ....

Bliss (1985)

Sydneysider Harry Joy (Barry Otto) is a successful advertising man, with a nice house, a wife he loves (Lynette Curran) and two children, David...

Blue Echoes, The

Phil Golotta Vocals Ray Eames Guitar, vocals Ray Quon Keyboards Chris Studdard Bass, vocals Ron Chapman Drums, vocals 

Blue Fin (1978)

Accident prone son 'Snook' Pascoe (Greg Rowe) is forever making mistakes much to the chagrin of his father Bill (Hardy Kruger). But when tragedy strikes...

Blue Fire Lady (1977)

This Australian family film about a young girl (played by 18-year-old Cathryn Harrison, daughter of actor/singer Noel, and granddaughter of Rex) who falls in...

Blue Heelers

1 9 9 4 - 2 0 0 6 (Australia) 510 x 60 minute episodes Created by Tony Morphett and Hal McElroy, Blue Heelers was the most successful...

Bob Hawke

Born in 1929, Bob Hawke built up a position of great influence in the Australian trade union movement during 20 years with the Australian...

Bobby & Laurie

Vocal duo Bobby & Laurie (accompanied by their regular backing band, The Rondells) were one of the leading acts in the first wave of...

Bobby Cookson

Australian singer Bobby Cookson started out playing guitar in a Melbourne group called The Premiers. In the early 60s he found success as a soloist,...

Bobby Dazzler

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 7 8  (Australia) 14 x 30 minute episodes Aussie Pop star Johnny Farnham starred in this ill-fated series as...

Bobby Limb Show, The (Mobil Limb Show)

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 3 (Australia) This Australian national variety show was produced by TCN Channel 9 and originally titled Bobby Limb's...

Boney

1 9 7 2 (Australia) 26 x 60 minute episodes Although a white man 'coloured up', New Zealander James Laurenson took the lead in this popular Australian...

Boom Crash Opera

Australian band Boom Crash Opera played heavy drum-driven dance-oriented rock, much in the manner of INXS, but with just enough angst and bombast to live...

Bootleg Family Band, The

Singer/songwriter Brian Cadd originally assembled The Bootleg Family Band as the house band for the Australian independent label Bootleg, which he had helped establish...

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Pel Mel

Newcastle (Australia) band Pel Mel initially restricted their performances to occasional gigs on the Sydney inner-city circuit, plus some plum supports for touring artists...

Self-Help Movement

As the seventies began, the search for self-awareness became an increasingly mainstream concept. After the rampant consumerism of the 50's and early 60's, and...

John Larroquette Show, The

1 9 9 3 - 1 9 9 6 (USA) Situation comedy shows are usually light and cheerful affairs, but The John Larroquette Show was quite the opposite....

Funny Lady (1975)

After the runaway success of Funny Girl (1968), it was inevitable that Columbia would want a sequel. The result was Funny Lady, a sort of 'Fanny Sings Again'...

Halloween II (1981)

The first sequel to John Carpenter's seminal horror film. It is still Halloween night 1978 and Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) is in Haddonfield Hospital...

Beverly Hills Buntz

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 8 8 (USA) This NBC show was a spin-off from the much-honoured Hill Street Blues. Lieutenant Norman Buntz quits the...

Saragossa Manuscript, The (1965)

Based on the 1813 novel by Jan Potocki, this is a complex and exhilarating film that ranks among the most remarkable achievements of 1960s...