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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.
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.
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.
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.
Volume 17 of the cult Australian police drama Homicide has just been released in the UK.
There are approximately 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and there are in excess of 353,800 victims of the disease in Australia.
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.