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Adventure Island

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 1140 x 30 minute episodes Australian series Adventure Island was designed for an audience of young (five...

Spliffs, The

Australian power pop band The Spliffs formed in the North Queensland town of Townsville in 1985. Their debut single, You Know What They'll Say, was...

Nice ‘n Juicy

1 9 6 6 (Australia) 13 x 30 minute episodes Nice ’n Juicy was the first home-grown comedy series from ABC Television (Australia). It aired on Thursday...

Bailey’s Bird

1 9 7 7 (Australia) 26 x 25 minute episodes This Australian-made family adventure series was filmed in Penang and starred Hu Pryce as a retired RAAF...

Silent Reach

1 9 8 3 (Australia) 1 x 120 minute episode 1 x 180 minute episode Based on a novel by Osmar White, this five-hour miniseries from the Nine Network...

Dave Warner’s From the Suburbs

Dave Warner was born in Bicton, Western Australia, in 1955 and was educated at Aquinas College and the University of Western Australia, graduating with...

Oz – A Rock ‘n’ Roll Road Movie (1976)

An Australian attempt to rework The Wizard of Oz for a mid-1970s youth audience. Dorothy (Joy Dunstan) is a sixteen-year-old groupie riding with a local rock...

Long Weekend (1978)

Two middle-class Australians - Peter (John Hargreaves) and his wife Marcia (Briony Behets) - drive out of the city for a long weekend’s camping...

Petersen (1974)

Tony 'Jock' Petersen (Jack Thompson), an electrician and ex-Australian Rules footballer, decides in his 30's to go to university to study English. Married to Susie...

Sunstruck (1972)

Young Welsh schoolteacher and choral director Stanley Evans (Harry Secombe) decides to emigrate to Australia where the New South Wales Education Department invites him...

Torque/Marque

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 8 0 (Australia) 69 x 30 minute episodes Torque was a no holds barred examination of the automotive industry by Australian motor...

Arthur and the Square Knights of the Round Table

1 9 6 6 (Australia) 39 x 25 minute episodes The first Australian animation series to be successfully syndicated and sold overseas, Arthur had a distinctly British look and...

Digby ‘Dig’ Richards

Australian singer Digby George Richards was born the son of a policeman in Dunedoo in New South Wales on 12 September 1941. Digby (or 'Dig'...

Steve and The Board

Sydney R&B band Steve and The Board formed in 1965. Frontman Steve Kipner was the son of record producer Nat Kipner, who was the force behind...

Razorback (1983)

This mystery thriller set in the Australian outback revolves around a ferocious 500-kilogram feral boar - or razorback. The rhino-sized boar attacks a lonely homestead...

Woobinda: Animal Doctor

1 9 6 8 (Australia) 39 x 30 minute episodes Australian-produced adventure series about veterinary surgeon John Stevens (Don Pascoe) and his wife and children, which...

This Day Tonight

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 8 (Australia) Commonly abbreviated to TDT, This Day Tonight was Australia’s first nightly current affairs television show. It first...

Penthouse Club

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 8 (Australia) 180 minute episodes This variety show from Channel 7 Australia was compered by Michael Williamson and Mary...

Club Ska

  Pat Powell Vocals Stuart Crysell Guitar Phil Ayers Saxophone John Seehan Bass Peter McKenzie Drums

Scattergood

1 9 7 5 (Australia) 6 x 30 minute episodes This brave six-part comedy series from Australia's ABC starred Max Cullen as the titular character. Claud Scattergood floated...

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JoBoxers

JoBoxers comprised English based, expatriate American singer Dig Wayne, backed by the Bristol-based quartet of Rob Marche (guitar), Dave Collard (keyboards), Chris Bostock (bass),...

Lancelot Link Secret Chimp

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) This series featured real-life chimpanzees (with human voices overdubbed) acting out spy spoofs. Lance Link and Mata...

Tom Ewell Show, The

1 9 6 0 - 1 9 6 1 (USA) 32 x 30 minute episodes Tom Potter (Tom Ewell in his television series debut) was a...

Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

An American woman in London reports her young daughter missing in what appears to be a kidnapping. However the police can find no clues...

Glenroe

1 9 8 3 - 2 0 0 1 (Ireland) 30 minute episodes This weekly soap opera told the lives of the people who lived in the...

Hot L Baltimore

1 9 7 5 (USA) 13 x 30 minute episodes Even though it was on the air for less than six months, the Hot L Baltimore comedy series had a...

Betsy’s Wedding (1989)

In Betsy's Wedding, Eddie Hopper (Alan Alda) shows off and gives daughter Betsy (Molly Ringwald) a fabulous formal wedding. What happens next is every bride's...

Obsession (1976)

High melodrama, creeping insanity and barely contained delirium abound in this dizzying tribute to the high tension thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock from director Brian...