A Descant for Gossips

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A Descant for Gossips
Based onnovel by Thea Astley
Written byTed Roberts
Directed byTim Burstall
StarringKaarin Fairfax
Geneviève Picot
Peter Carroll
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes3 x 1 hour
Release
Original networkABC
Original release25 September 1983

A Descant for Gossips is a 1983 Australian mini series about a school girl who becomes involved with two teachers.[1] The adaptation is based on the novel of the same name by Australian author Thea Astley.

Cast[edit]

  • Kaarin Fairfax - Vinny Lalor
  • Genevieve Picot - Helen Striebel
  • Peter Carroll - Robert Moller
  • Louise Kan - Pearl
  • Desiree Smith - Betty
  • Steve Bastoni - Howard
  • Keir Saltmarsh - Tommy
  • Simon Chilvers - Mr. Findlay
  • Anne Phelan - Mrs. Lalor
  • Rona McLeod - Lillian
  • Jennifer Jarman-Walker - Jess Talbot
  • Rod Densley - Alex Talbot
  • Kate Jason - Ruth Lunbeck
  • Jeffrey Hodgson - Harold Lunbeck
  • Jillian Murray - Marion Welch
  • Bill Garner - Sam
  • Rod Williams - Mr. Lalor
  • Bruce Knappett - Mr. Jordan
  • Les James - Mr. Farrelly
  • Anne Charleston - Margaret
  • Con Mathios - Royce
  • Greg Stroud - Mike


References[edit]

  1. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p187

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