Australian TV Adventure Island (ABC 1967-1972, Ernie Bourne, Liz Harris) Published 8 years ago on July 20, 2011 Adventure Island was an entertainment shown weekday afternoons detailing the exploits of a group of characters on the island of the title, the village they lived in was called Diddley-Dum-Diddley. The five episodes each week followed one serialised story, which always resolved in the Friday episode. Characters included Liza, Clown, Flower Potts, Percy Panda, Dodo Panda and Betty Bruin. The baddies included Miser Meanie, Sir Cedric Sneak, Fester Fumble, Squire Squeezum, Giggles Goblin and Captain Crook. Nancy Cato ansd then Sue Donovan acted as the show’s narrators. When the show finished Questions were asked in parliament, although whether this was down to it’s sheer popularity or for any notional educational value the show may have had we can’t be certain. Prior to this show in the mid 1960′s Nancy Cato and John-Michael Howson had been heavily involved in the similar Magic Circle Club, 555 episodes of that show were produced at ATV-O’s Melbourne studios between February 1965 and March 1967 and the show won the first logie award ever given to a children’s program.Characters on that show included, Fredd Bear, Leonardo de FunBird and Cassius Cuckoo. Rare colour footage from 1972. Adventure Island won a TV Week special logie in 1968 and the show was taped at the ABC’s Melbourne studios every Sunday and Monday several weeks ahead of broadcast. production details ABC | 1175 x30 minute episodes | 1967-72 First episode aired: September 11, 1967 Creators: John-Michael Howson, Godfrey Philipp key cast members includes Colin McEwan Ernie Bourne as Fester Fumble Liz Harris as Liza John Michael Howson as Clown Jim Smillie Jack Manuel as Percy Panda Mary Hardy as Wanda Wise ABC AustraliaChildren's TVColin McEwanEntertainmentErnie BourneGodfrey PhilippJack ManuelJim SmillieJohn Michael HowsonLeonard TealeLiz HarrisMike HardyNancy CatoSue DonovanTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes1 day ago America Unearthed: Vikings in the Desert (Travel Tues 28 May 2019) Vikings in the Desert : Scott Wolter investigates alleged Viking artifacts found in the Arizona desert by using state-of-the-art XRF... Episodes1 day ago Diabolical: Someone’s Lying (S2EP12 ID Tues 28 May 2019) Someone’s Lying: When a hunter stumbles upon a woman’s body with an execution-style gunshot wound to the back of her... Episodes1 day ago True Conviction: Murder in New England (S2EP7 ID Tues 28 May 2019) Murder in New England: After grandmother Irene Kennedy is found dead in a park, her family is split apart when... Episodes1 day ago The Last O.G.: Your Mom’s in My Business (S2EP9 TBS Tues 28 May 2019) Your Mom’s in My Business: Shay decides to launch her own fashion line after she realizes that she is faced... Episodes1 day ago Texicanas: Chapter 4 – The Truce (S1EP4 Bravo Tues 28 May 2019) Chapter 4 – The Truce: Luz invites the other women to come to a concealed handgun class; Lorena and Penny... search EPISODES Episodes1 day ago 1969: Fortunate Sons (Season finale airs Tues 28 May on ABC) “Fortunate Sons” traces the roots of the American culture wars to a time 50 years ago when the nation was... Episodes1 day ago Blood & Treasure: Code of the Hawaladar (S1EP3 CBS Tues 28 May 2019) Code of the Hawaladar: Danny poses as arms dealer Aiden Shaw in order to extract information on the location of... Episodes1 day ago Pure Season 2 Premieres Tues 28 May 2019 on WGN The sophomore season of Mennonite drug drama, “Pure,” stars Ryan Robbins and Alex Paxton-Beesley, with Alyson Hannigan joining the cast... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.