The Last of the Australians

Synopsis

This comedy series, based on Alan Seymour's play "The One Day Of The Year", is about an irascible father and his interactions with family life.

Cast

TED COOK … Alwyn Kurts
GARY COOK (eps.1-13) … Richard Hibbard
GARY COOK (eps.14-26) … Stephen Thomas
DOT COOK … Rosie Sturgess
BLUE … Terry Norris
BARNEY … Maurie Fields

GUESTS
John Finlayson, Jackie Weaver, Gil Tucker, Noni Hazelhurst, John Ewart, Noeline Brown, Terence Donovan, Johnny Farnham, Frank Rich, Bob Hawke, Olivia Hamnett, Keith Eden

Production

26 x 30 minute episodes
Produced in 1975*
Televised in 1975/1976 on the NINE Network
Executive Producer: Ian Crawford
Created, Written and Produced by Terry Stapleton

*This was Crawfords' first sitcom and the first to be filmed before a live audience

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