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Annie Maynard ...
 Bess Denyar (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Danny Bright (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Julie Wheeler (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Amber Wheeler (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Kayne Wheeler (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Brianna Wheeler (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Edwina Bright (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Oscar Bright (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Shawn Van Winkle (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
Glenn Robbins ...
 Wayne Wheeler (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Margaret Denyar (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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The story of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out that she is adopted, she is stunned, but even more so when she meets her birth parents, Wayne and Julie Wheeler. She also discovers that she has three siblings: Amber, Kayne and Brianna. The 'bogan' Wheelers head up a drag racing team in the outer suburbs and are thrilled to discover the daughter they thought they had lost. Written by anonymous

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Michala Banas and Dougie Balwin worked together on the show Nowhere Boys (2013) and Nowhere Boys - The Book of Secrets (2015). In this series they play mother and son. See more »

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Upper Middle Bogan the Australian Modern Family sitcom?
8 May 2014 | by (melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Don't let the title "Upper Middle Bogan" put you off from watching this comedy about upper middle class and doctor by profession Bess Denyar (Annie Manyard) who finds she's adopted and her real parents Julie and Wayne Wheeler who are drag racing "bogans". If Americans understood the term "bogan", definition being: An uncouth or unsophisticated, regarded as being of low social status". Rather than making fun of the lower class, this sitcom is classy with a superb fine talent led by Thespian acting legend Robin Nevin who plays the adopted mother of Bess, Michala Banas, Madeleine Jevic and Rhys Mitchell play Bess' long lost bogan siblings Amber, Brianna and Kayne, Lara Robinson and Harrison Feldman play Bess's chalk and cheese twins Edwina and Oscar and Dougie Baldwin plays Amber's son Shawn and Patrick Bramwall plays Bess's neurotic stay at home architecture husband Danny.


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