"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 3,998 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,262 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,841 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,723 episodes, 2000-2019
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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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The Fletchers- their special love created a special family. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Seven Network [Australia]

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1988 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Be namu negerai See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ray Meagher remains the only original cast member still on the show since its premiere in 1988. Costars Kate Richie (Sally) and Norman Coburn (Fisher) received a Guinness World Record along with Meagher for being the longest-serving actors in an Australian serial in 2001. Coburn left in 2003 after fifteen years, while Richie left in 2008 after twenty years on the show. Both have since been eclipsed by Lynne McGranger who has held the role of Irene Roberts since 1992, and is now the second-longest serving actor in the same role (and longest-serving actress) in Australian television history behind costar Meagher. Ada Nicodemou has also been on the show continuously for seventeen years, since 2000, also overtaking Coburn. See more »

Goofs

When Carly Lucini had her baby in 1992, it was a girl. But when the Ross family tried to help Pippa regain her memory in 1997, they said Carly had had a boy! See more »

Quotes

Irene Roberts: [frequent expression of exasperation] Gawd Save Ireland.
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Crazy Credits

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It's Only Natural
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I Think Its Good!!!!
23 March 2000 | by sian2kSee all my reviews

I think that Home and Away is really good even though every child in the cast apart from 3 are misfits of some sorts i.e. runaway's and drug addicts!! And every family has at least 1 adopted child and you wonder where do they get the money to support these children?? The way they accept the kids is stupid too its like just come on in and live here with the other freaks in the house!! But its silly stories and funny cast are very entertaining!


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