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Countdown (TV Series 1974–1987) Poster

(1974–1987)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Walter Boston ... (unknown episodes)
Ted Emery ... (unknown episodes)
Rob Weekes ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

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 Himself - Presenter / ... (4 episodes, 1980-1985)
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 Herself (4 episodes, 1974)
Daryl Braithwaite ...
 Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1974)
Skyhooks ...
 Themselves (3 episodes, 1974)
Stevie Wright ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 1974)
Kim Wilde ...
 Herself (3 episodes, 1981-1986)
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 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
Daddy Cool ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
Denise Drysdale ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
John Farnham ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
Linda George ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
Hush ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
William Shakespeare ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1980-1987)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1981-1985)
The La De Das ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
The Dingoes ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Dove ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Jeff Duff ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Fox ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Renée Geyer ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1974)
Grant Goldman ...
 Himself - Host (1 episode, 1974)
Benjamin Hugg ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Jigsaw ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Jim Keays ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Madder Lake ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Ric Melbourne ...
 Himself - Host (1 episode, 1974)
The Moir Sisters ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Cloud Nine ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
John O'Donnell ...
 Himself - Host (1 episode, 1974)
Doug Parkinson ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Suzi Quatro ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
Sherbet ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1974)
Ernie Sigley ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Graeme Strachan ...
 Himself - Host (1 episode, 1974)
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 Himself - Studio Guest (1 episode, 1980)
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 Themselves (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself - Studio Guest (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1980)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1985)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1986)
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 Himself - Announcer (1975-1987) (unknown episodes)
Tania Lacy ...
 Herself - Countdown Dancer (1987) (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by 

Walter Boston ... producer (unknown episodes)
Ted Emery ... producer (unknown episodes)
Lyn Sarau ... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
Michael Shrimpton ... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Rob Weekes ... producer (unknown episodes)

Series Music by 

Brian May ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cinematography by 

Eric Lomas ... (unknown episodes)

Series Film Editing by 

Chris Bourke ... (unknown episodes)
Rui De Sousa ... (unknown episodes)

Series Production Design by 

Paul Cleveland ... (unknown episodes)

Series Makeup Department 

David Harris ... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Pattison ... makeup artist (unknown episodes)

Series Production Management 

Bob Storey ... production manager (unknown episodes)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Kris Noble ... second assistant director (unknown episodes)

Series Art Department 

Annie Maver ... staging (1 episode, 1987)
Carl Wood ... staging (unknown episodes)
Adam Howard ... graphic designer (unknown episodes)
Ian Maclaren ... graphic designer (unknown episodes)
Terry Wells ... stand-by property master (unknown episodes)

Series Sound Department 

Steve Witherow ... sound mixer (1 episode, 1987)
Ian Battersby ... sound (unknown episodes)
Neil Davey ... sound producer (unknown episodes)
Russell Naughton ... sound producer (unknown episodes)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

John Backman ... video tape operator (unknown episodes)
Eric Burt ... camera operator: studio camera (unknown episodes)
David Etherton ... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Bob Forster ... lighting director (unknown episodes)
Ian Margocsy ... camera operator: studio camera (unknown episodes)
Roger McAlpine ... camera operator: studio camera (unknown episodes)
Kris Noble ... camera operator: studio camera (unknown episodes)
Terry Pearce ... camera operator: studio camera (unknown episodes)

Series Editorial Department 

Joe Murray ... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Peter Holland ... vision mixer (unknown episodes)

Series Music Department 

Brian May ... theme music: written and performed (4 episodes, 1974)

Series Other crew 

Ian 'Molly' Meldrum ... talent coordinator (8 episodes, 1974)
Paul Brown ... technical producer (unknown episodes)
Mary Charleston ... choreographer (unknown episodes)
Bill Jennings ... vision (unknown episodes)
Paul McKibbin ... effects (unknown episodes)
Clive Sell ... console (unknown episodes)
Tim Swallow ... floor manager (unknown episodes)
Tony Vurt ... floor manager (unknown episodes)

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