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.
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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.
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.
Mark Holden’s fans will be thrilled to learn that his much anticipated autobiography, My Idol Years, is now available to order.
The very first episode of The Young Doctors aired on TCN9 in Australia on the 8th November 1976.
Tony Hatch delves into the world of television theme tunes this evening on BBC Radio 2.
Remembering television executive Reg Grundy, who has died aged 92.
The dedicated law enforcers of Yarra Central Police Station are on high alert as they tackle a tsunami of criminals in Division 4 – Volume 9 which has just been released on DVD in the UK. This box set features the very first colour episode of the programme.
Neighbours’ favourite Leisure Complex becomes the ‘Hotel from Hell’ with a week of special episodes, including a late night outing, on Channel 5.
Chris King became a household name around the world playing the larrikin orderly Dennis Jamison in the hit Australian soap opera The Young Doctors. Dennis was the joker of the pack who could often be found gossiping with kiosk lady Ada Simmonds (played by the late great Gwen Plumb) or trying to chat up one of the sexy young nurses. We watched Dennis grow up on our screens and develop