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Bargearse (1993) TV

Bargearse was an Australian comedy TV series. Made by the Late Show on the ABC from the 18th of July 1992 to the 30th of October 1993.  Produced by Michael Hirsh, and directed by Santo Cilauro, Tony Martin and Mick Molloy.  Bargearse was an overdubbed version of Bluey, a 1976 Crawford production police drama set […]

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Living in Sin

Marjorie Hemmerde, 106, Enjoys ‘Living In Sin’ With 73-year-old Boy Toy, Gavin Crawford. Marjorie Hemmerde is dating a man 33 years younger, but no one is accusing her of robbing the cradle.  Hemmerde is 106 and her “boy toy,” Gavin Crawford, is 73. The two have managed to find love despite their massive age difference. The […]

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A Hotel Tragedy

A shocking tragedy occurred to-day at the Sir Walter Scott Hotel, at the corner of Elizabeth and Franklin-street, city. A⁣ young man, John Tunks, cutting the throat of Amelia Dean, a barmaid, with a razor, and then inflicting frightful injuries upon himself with the same instrument. He died within an hour, and the woman is […]

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Bad Eggs (2003) Film

Bad Eggs is an Australian comedy movie. Written and directed by Tony Martin and Producted by Macquarie Film Corporation with a budget of A$4.5 million. The film was released on the 25th of July 2003. Ben Kinnear (Mick Molloy) and (Bob Franklin) Mike Paddock are detectives with the Melbourne Police force’s elite Zero Tolerance Unit. […]

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All Together Now (1991 – 1993)

All Together Now was an Australian sitcom that was broadcast on Nine Network between 1991 and 1993.  The premise involved an aging rocker (Jon English) trying to maintain his music career while living with his son and daughter. For an undetermined number of initial episodes filmed prior to public broadcast, the show title was “Rhythm […]

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ANZACS (1985)

Anzacs was a 5-part Australian television miniseries set in World War I. The series follows the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australia Imperial Force in 1914.  The series follows in the wake of Australian New Wave war films such as Breaker Morant (1980), […]

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Any Questions for Ben? – (2012)

Any Questions for Ben? is a 2012 Australian comedy film created by Working Dog Productions, directed by Rob Sitch. It stars Josh Lawson, Rachael Taylor, Felicity Ward, Daniel Henshall, and Christian Clark. It was written by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch. The plot revolves around a high-flying Melbourne-based brand manager Ben (Josh Lawson) […]

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Angry Boys (2011)

Angry Boys is a television mockumentary series written and starring Chris Lilley. Filmed in a similar style to his previous series Summer Heights Hights and We Can Be Heroes.  In Angry Boys, Lilley plays multiple characters: S.mouse, an American rapper; Jen, a manipulative Japanese mother; Blake Oakfield, a champion surfer; Ruth “Gran” Sims, a guard […]

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Victoria’s First Policewoman

Madge Connor was born in Waterford, Ireland in 1874.  She married Edward Connor at 16 years of age and the young couple made their way to Melbourne, Victoria. Edward died in 1916 and it whilst registering his death in 1916 that she came to the attention of the Victoria Police.  Madge began working for them […]