Gloss (TV series)
|Created by||Rosemary McLeod|
|Country of origin||New Zealand|
|Running time||60 mins. (including commercials|
|Original release||1987 – 1990|
Gloss was a television drama series in New Zealand that screened from 1987 to 1990. The series was about a fictional publishing empire run by the Redfern family.
It was a starting point for many actors who went on to many productions in New Zealand, Australia and around the world including Temuera Morrison, Miranda Harcourt, Peter Elliott, Lisa Chappell, Danielle Cormack and Kevin Smith. Many of them would go on to star in Shortland Street.
The show's title theme song was performed by Beaver Morrison.
The show has not been rescreened since its original screening (nor is it available on DVD), but selected extracts have been made available for viewing on NZ On Screen.
Geoff Dolan .... Neil Palmer
Ilona Rodgers .... Maxine Redfern
Miranda Harcourt .... Gemma
Simon Prast .... Alistair
Peter Elliott .... Rex
Lisa Chappell .... Chelsea
Andy Anderson .... Matt Winter
Judy McIntosh .... Jessica Dunbar
Ross Girven .... Chris
Yvonne Lawley .... Olivia