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Ruth Park’s Harp In The South (Channel 10 1987 with Anne Phelan and Anna Hruby)

Australia /Channel 10 – Quantum – Anthony Buckley / 3×120 minute episodes / Broadcast May 1987

Writers: Ruth Park, George Whaley, Eleanor Whitcombe / Novel: Ruth Park / Camera: Paul Murphy / Design: Bernard Hides / Costume: David Rowe / Music: Peter Best / Executive Producer: Robert Mercieca / Producer: Anthony Buckley / Director: George Whaley

Period drama serial. Episodes in the life of the working class, catholic Darcy family in a down at heel area of Sydney during late 1940’s. The Parents were Hughie and Mamma, grown up daughters were Roie and Dolour. See also the follow up Poor Man’s Orange.

cast
ANNE PHELAN as Mumma
MARTYN SANDERSON as Hughie
ANNA HRUBY as Roie
KAARIN FAIRFAX as Dolour
GWEN PLUMB as Grandma Kilker
SHANE CONNOR as Charlie Rothe

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