Television pioneer remembered with street name.
Today’s telly top picks with ATV Today Editor Doug Lambert.
Public tastes were changing at a breakneck speed by the late 1960s and although traditional radio serials still had a loyal audience, housewives were increasingly turning to television to watch imported American daytime ‘soaps’ such as Peyton Place, General Hospital and Days of our Lives.
This Christmas, Neighbours fans across the UK are getting a little something special in their stockings, with a series of webisodes of the Channel 5 daytime drama throughout the festive period.
Tony Hatch delves into the world of television theme tunes this evening on BBC Radio 2.
Next week sees Neighbours air what Channel 5 describe as a ‘gripping week-long storyline’ which involves Jacka Hills and a lethal plot.
Veteran actress Vivean Gray, best known to UK audiences for her role as Mrs Nell Mangel in Grundy serial Neighbours, has died aged 92.
Next month Erinsborough‘s infamous resident Paul Robinson will take the stand as he attempts to prove he didn’t, this time, blow up the Lassiters Hotel.
I am delighted that some of Max Varnel’s work has surfaced on DVD; he enjoyed a remarkable career as a director of feature films and television drama in both Britain and Australia.
Remembering television executive Reg Grundy, who has died aged 92.