Adventures of the Seaspray

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Adventures of the Seaspray
GenreAdventure
StarringWalter Brown
Gary Gray
Susan Haworth
Composer(s)Eric Gross
Country of originAustralia
New Zealand
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes32 + 1 pilot
Production
Producer(s)Roger Mirams
Production company(s)Pacific Films
Screen Gems
DistributorScreen Gems
Release
Original networkABC Television
Syndication
(1967-1968)
Original release27 March –
18 May 1967

Adventures of the Seaspray is a 1967 Australian TV series about a widower journalist who travels the Pacific with his children in a sailing boat.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Dan Wells, skipper of the 'Seaspray' (32 episodes), played by Walter Brown.
  • Mike Wells, son (33 episodes), played by Gary Gray.
  • Susan Wells, daughter (33 episodes), played by Susanne Haworth.
  • Willyum (33 episodes), played by Leone Lesinawai.
  • Noah Wells, son (9 episodes), played by Rodney Pearlman.
  • Inspector Dales (2 episodes), played by Paul Stockman.

Background[edit]

Leone Lesinawai, who played Willyum in the series, was the owner of the Seaspray ship that was featured in the series. He leased the boat to the filming company and got the supporting part of Willyum. The Seaspray is now located near Nadi (Fiji Islands) and is used for tourist cruises to neighbouring islands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series, AFTRS 1993 p 41
  2. ^ Seaspray Cruises: home page

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