Grace Gibson was responsible for producing some of Australian radios most iconic serials and amongst them were the adventures of the legendary MI5 agent Major Gregory Keen. The character was created especially for radio by Lindsay Hardy who got the idea after meeting a secret service type in England at the end of the Second World War.
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Fans of classic Australian radio drama can rejoice because a wealth of titles from the Grace Gibson archives are now available on CD, and they are being brought to you using the world’s finest audio restoration gear.
Fans of the ever popular Australian police drama Matlock Police will be pleased to know that the ninth and final DVD volume of the series has just been released in the UK. This means that all 228 action packed episodes are now available for you to own and enjoy once again.
It is with deep sadness that I must report that my friend Lyn James has died in Sydney, Australia at the age of 87. Lyn became a household name all over the world playing Helen Gordon throughout the entire run of the hugely popular television serial The Young Doctors.
UK viewers who were fortunate enough to have satellite television in the late 1980s and early 1990s will remember the award winning Australian police drama Cop Shop. The good news is that the series is being released on DVD, and the first thrilling volume is now available over here.
Here in the UK we have taken Australian television ‘soap operas’ to our hearts, but long before television launched Down Under radio ‘soaps’ ruled supreme.
Fans of the hit Australian drama serial The Young Doctors will be thrilled to learn that several of the stars of the show will be treading the boards in the very near future.
Volume 18 of the perennially popular Australian police drama Homicide has just been released in the UK.
You may recall that last year I reported that Nigel Giles was running a Pozible fundraising campaign to get his book about the legendary Australian ‘soap opera’ Number 96 into print.
There is some fantastic news for those of you who love classic Australian ‘soap operas,’ because Volume 4 of The Box has just been released in the UK.