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In Praise of Men in Frocks: Vale Brian Crossley – Mrs Flower Potts from Adventure Island

Sad news that Brian Crossley — the actor who brought Flower Potts to such vivid life in the 1960s childrens’ classic television series Adventure Island — died at his home on the weekend, aged 85. Flower Potts was special because … Continue reading

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Happy Santa-Solstice-Festive-New-Year Season to you all

Happy festive season to you. Thanks for reading, sharing, commenting, and just being fun and interesting. May you have joy in giving and receiving lovely things & wishes and hugs and may a kind wind at your back ease you … Continue reading

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Vale: The Magic Man, Godfrey Philipp (1936-2011), beloved producer-director of Adventure Island, Magic Circle Club, and much more

I have just heard the sad news that, Godfrey Philipp, co-creator of the award-winning and beloved children’s TV series Adventure Island (1967-1972) and the Magic Circle Club (1965-7), and one of Australia’s most brilliant and pioneering television producers from the 60s and … Continue reading

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