Tag "The Box"

Division 4 in living colour on DVD

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.

The Soap that Shocked a Nation

We recently reported that the first 150 episodes of the outrageous Australian soap opera The Box have been released across three compelling DVD volumes. Set behind the scenes of a fictional television station, the programme was so far out that British broadcasters refused to screen it.

The Box star Lois Ramsey dies

The veteran actress Lois Ramsey has sadly died at the age of 93. She will be best remembered for playing the gossiping but loveable tea lady Mrs Hopkins for the entire run of the raunchy soap opera The Box, a role she played with relish.

Classic Soap: The Box

Crawford Productions is best known in the UK for its hit television serials The Sullivans and The Flying Doctors, but from 1974 until 1977 the company was breaking new ground and blowing traditional taboos sky high with its raunchy adult soap opera The Box.