Press Gang (1989–1993)

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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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 Lynda Day / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Spike Thomson / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Paul Reynolds ...
 Colin Mathews (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Kelda Holmes ...
 Sarah Jackson (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mmoloki Chrystie ...
 Frazz Davis (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
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 Kenny Phillips (31 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joanna Dukes ...
 Tiddler (30 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lucy Benjamin ...
 Julie Craig (23 episodes, 1989-1993)
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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Season 1 was filmed on location. However season 2 was filmed at Pinewood Studios in a reconstructed set. Which is also why you do not see the exterior of the building from here onwards See more »

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Colin: Preservation of animals? You mean like in the freezer?
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Brilliant acting and realistic plots make this series fantastic!
20 December 1999 | by (Bendigo, Australia) – See all my reviews

"Press Gang" is probably the best TV series I have seen. It has all the elements of good entertainment. This includes brilliant acting and realistic plots. This series is set at the office of the Junior Gazette, a newspaper run entirely by teenagers. The paper is funded by the Gazette with two purposes: a) to encourage people to read the Gazette and b) to keep some trouble makers off the street. The series runs through stories about what happens to the newspaper team while trying to put the Junior Gazette out for the week. I loved this series and found it very addictive. By using young actors it relates to teenagers better than most TV series. I hope that everyone gets a chance to see this series soon.


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