Round the Twist (1989– )

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Tony Twist and his three children - thirteen year old twins Pete and Linda and nine year old Bronson - move to an old lighthouse on the rugged Australian Coast. They soon discover that the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Mitchell ...
 Mr. Gribble (39 episodes, 1993-2001)
Esben Storm ...
 Mr. Snapper (35 episodes, 1989-2000)
Rian McLean ...
 Pete Twist (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Bronson Twist (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Ebonnie Masini ...
 Linda Twist (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Richard Moir ...
 Tony Twist (26 episodes, 1989-1993)
Andrew S. Gilbert ...
 Tony Twist (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Christine Keogh ...
 Matron Gribble (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Marion Heathfield ...
 Nell (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Brook Sykes ...
 Gribbs (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 Tiger Gleeson / ... (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Samuel Marsland ...
 Rabbit (26 episodes, 2000-2001)
Bunney Brooke ...
 Nell / ... (22 episodes, 1989-1993)
Robyn Gibbes ...
 Fay / ... (22 episodes, 1989-1993)
Katie Barnes ...
 Fiona (19 episodes, 2000-2001)
Rueben Liversidge ...
 Anthony / ... (18 episodes, 2000-2001)
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Tony Twist and his three children - thirteen year old twins Pete and Linda and nine year old Bronson - move to an old lighthouse on the rugged Australian Coast. They soon discover that the lighthouse, and the outhouse, are haunted. Written by Anonymous

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3 April 1989 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

A Família Twist  »

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(12 parts) | (13 episodes)

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Trivia

The schools that the kids go to is actually shot in Williamstown. It's about an 1-2 hours from the Historic Split Point Lighthouse. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the final episode ("Lighthouse Blues"), the credits do not end on the traditional black screen. Instead, they end on a shot of the cast, who yell out "BYE!" See more »


Soundtracks

Round The Twist
(theme song)
Performed by Tamsin West
Words and Music by Andrew Duffield
Arranged by Andrew Duffield
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Great Aussie Classic........
16 January 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Like many Aussie kids of my generation, I grew up with Round The Twist.

I was in Kindergarten when it was first made and the first series as well as the second were the ones that contained the most memorable stories and characters. The abandoned room with the soothing sounds of music coming from the old instruments is still playing in my ears till this day.

Every part of each story was very original and the third and fourth series were a very big disappointment considering the weak cast and the stories were an absolute let down due to the fact that a lot of it came straight out of fairy tales.

The actors who played each of the Twist children in the first two series did an excellent job compared to anything the actors of the third and fourth series could have delivered.

I hope that the Round The Twist series will always remain an Aussie classic to be watched by many generations to come.


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