"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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Alan Bateman
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Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 3,963 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,240 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,811 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,696 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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If you want to catch the rays in Summer Bay. Then tune in to Demand 5. 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

Of all the houses, shops, clubs, and other locations that have featured in the show since its inception, as of the 2008 season, the Summer Bay Caravan Park residence, officially known as Summer Bay House, is the only set that still remains, and maintains more or less the same appearance from when the show premiered in 1988. The only other location that has also been used throughout the series is Summer Bay High School, however it has undergone extensive set redesigns over the years. The Summer Bay Diner was introduced at the very end of the first season, and had also been a mainstay of the show, but has had three separate incarnations following a fire (2000), and land subsidence (2008), while the Summer Bay Surf Lifesaving Club made its first appearance in the middle of the second season, and likewise has undergone significant changes over the years, some reflecting the actual filming location, which has remained the same since 1989. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the years, numerous characters have referred to "the city" (meaning Sydney) as being either "up" or "down" from Summer Bay. The general consensus, however, is that Summer Bay is north of Sydney (approximately 100km away), as is the real-life filming location. See more »

Quotes

Gypsy Nash: I Love you, Shelly.
Shelley Sutherland: No you don't.
Gypsy Nash: No, you're right. I don't.
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Crazy Credits

In June 1996 the credits changed so Shane approaches from the other side of the screen, causing Angel to be confused. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 4 October 2010 (2010) See more »

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It's Only Natural
Written by Neil Finn (uncredited) and Tim Finn (uncredited)
Performed by Crowded House
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A good place to escape to!
12 July 1999 | by Leon-40See all my reviews

Summer Bay is a good place to escape to, every night. Something you can relate to..fun,vibrant, and there is always something happening, you're never bored! Over the years you get to think you know the characters, you've been watching them for so long. A show which I'll look back on and remember.


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