Home and Away (1988– )

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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia.


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Series cast summary:
Ray Meagher ...
 Alf Stewart / ... (3,307 episodes, 1988-2015)
Lynne McGranger ...
 Irene Roberts (1,741 episodes, 1993-2015)
Norman Coburn ...
 Donald Fisher (1,432 episodes, 1988-2007)
Emily Symons ...
 Marilyn Chambers / ... (1,380 episodes, 1989-2015)


"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia.

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17 January 1988 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Be namu negerai  »

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One of the best TV shows ever made!
21 November 2000 | by (Skellefteå, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Home and Away is definitely my favorite TV show. There are not many shows made that compares to this one. It´s a great show with interesting storylines, good actors and a good script. There is not much more to add, really...

Home and Away is definitely the best Australian show ever made, and even counting shows from all countries, it´s still one of the very best. I can definitely recommend you all to watch this.

Since I live in Scandinavia, we are a couple of years behind Australia in the airings so I haven´t seen the last couple of years of the Australian productions, plus that the stations here skipped a number of episodes in the beginning, but the 600 or so episodes that I have seen has been great!

/Daniel Hofverberg

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