Zoo Family

Synopsis

For Dr. David "Mitch" Mitchell and his children Nick and Susie, the dream of children the world over comes true. They are the Zoo Family and their home is the Royal Melbourne Zoo. It's just one of the best zoos anywhere. And with their dad the Zoo Vet, the kids live with the animals as no-one else can.

Cast

DAVID "MITCH" MITCHELL … Peter Curtain
NICHOLAS MITCHELL … Steven Jacobson
SUSIE MITCHELL … Kate Gorman
JULIE DAVIS … Rebecca Gibney
KEN BENNETT (ZOO DIRECTOR) … John Orcsik
TIM WATSON … Robert Summers
COLONEL ARCHIBALD SPENCER … Jon Finlayson
HARRY (KEEPER) … Maciek Staniewick
MRS SPENCER … Marion Heathfield
PETA (KEEPER) … Gennie Nevinson
ANDREW (KEEPER) … Chris Connerly
TICKET SELLER … Lindy McConchie

Production

26 x 30 minute episodes 

Produced in 1985.
Televised on the Nine Network from November 1985.
Filmed on location at the Royal Melbourne Zoo.
Producer: Gwenda Marsh
Director: Screenwriter: John Reeves
Based on the book by Robin Klein

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