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.
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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.
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 fifth DVD volume of the award winning Australian series Matlock Police has just gone on sale in the UK, and we find that the non-stop crime spree continues for the country coppers.
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
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 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.
The complete first series of the cult Australian detective drama Boney has been digitally restored and is now available to enjoy once again courtesy of a new online streaming service being operated by Bonaparte Films. The complete second series will be added to the site in due course.
Jeannie Lightbrown, the professional film and television extra, has died in Sydney, Australia at the age of 85 after battling ill health for several years.