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Sons and Daughters 

Dramatic incidents in the lives of the wealthy Hamilton family and working class Palmer family, linked by the long-ago secret affair of David Palmer and Patricia Hamilton and the offspring ... See full summary »

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Reg Watson
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brian Blain Brian Blain ...  Gordon Hamilton 970 episodes, 1982-1987
Pat McDonald Pat McDonald ...  Fiona Thompson 966 episodes, 1982-1987
Leila Hayes Leila Hayes ...  Beryl Palmer / ... 966 episodes, 1982-1987
Ian Rawlings Ian Rawlings ...  Wayne Hamilton / ... 964 episodes, 1982-1987
Tom Richards Tom Richards ...  David Palmer 856 episodes, 1982-1987
Daniel Roberts Daniel Roberts ...  Andy Green / ... 598 episodes, 1983-1987
Kim Lewis Kim Lewis ...  Jill O'Donnell / ... 561 episodes, 1982-1985
Rowena Wallace Rowena Wallace ...  Patricia Hamilton / ... 558 episodes, 1982-1987
Sarah Kemp Sarah Kemp ...  Charlie Bartlett 544 episodes, 1982-1987
Cornelia Frances ...  Barbara Hamilton / ... 522 episodes, 1982-1986
Peter Phelps ...  John Palmer 421 episodes, 1982-1984
Abigail ...  Caroline Morrell / ... 410 episodes, 1985-1987
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Dramatic incidents in the lives of the wealthy Hamilton family and working class Palmer family, linked by the long-ago secret affair of David Palmer and Patricia Hamilton and the offspring of that affair, twins John Palmer and Angela Hamilton secretly adopted into the respective families. Later more wealth arrived in the form of the Morell clan who managed to marry their way into the Hamilton family. Written by R Lindsay

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1982 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Filles et garçons See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(972 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The 3rd episode of the 6th season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) was called Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Sons and Daughters (1997). See more »

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Version of Verbotene Liebe (1995) See more »

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Sons and Daughters
Written by Peter Pinne and Don Battye
Performed by Kerrie Biddell and Mick Leyton
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Fantastically kitsch!
7 April 2003 | by buckaroobanzai50See all my reviews

It seems like every Australian actor or actress has been in this series, passing through on their way from The Young Doctors (Another long running Aussie soap). Although decidedly camp in places, it was highly watchable when shown in England during the mid '80s, and I couldn't believe that actors could portray such ceaselessly vindictive characters like Patricia Morrell. Her married truck driving 'lover' David Palmer, would always say something stereotypically Australian like 'Cobber', or 'Grab us a couple o' tinnies.' while holding his stomach inside a pair of tight jeans. And Patricia's son Wayne, played with an over the top performance by Ian Rawlings, kept up the pace nicely

Hilarious!!!


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