"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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Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 4,052 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,306 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,884 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,766 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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Official Sites:

Seven Network [Australia]

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Australia

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English

Release Date:

17 January 1988 (Australia) See more »

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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

After the successful introduction of Cornelia Frances as Morag Bellingham shortly after the show started, plans were made to have Rowena Wallace also guest star, in an effort to reunite the two actresses, who were a smash hit as clashing sisters Barbara and Patricia Hamilton on the earlier Channel 7 soap Sons and Daughters. Wallace however was busy at the time, and despite producers holding on to the idea for another year, the plans never eventuated. The possible role for Wallace at that time was never revealed. Eleven years later, Wallace finally joined the cast as recurring character June Reynolds, who went on to marry Donald Fisher, himself having had a long and bitter history with Morag since the show began. 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

Colleen Smart: What if their plane's hijinked? You'll never forgive yourself!
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From the Sea
Written by Stuart MacLeod (uncredited), Joel Quartermain (uncredited) and Kavyen Temperley (uncredited)
Performed by Eskimo Joe
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are you insane?
10 November 2004 | by kiaoraSee all my reviews

I can't help but notice that most of the people who dislike Home and Away are from the UK. This isn't a criticism at all, I just find it funny, and it makes sense because the lifestyle over there is so completely different. My partner is English and has been here (in NZ) 2 and a half years, I watch Home and Away every day without fail and he just doesn't get it. We have re runs from 1990 on PrimeTV and it is brilliant being able to watch earlier episodes as well as the new. Home and Away is an awesome representation of Aussie life, the characters are great, Credit where credits due, you Aussies make a brilliant soap. I say this because you guys obviosly have a liking for our music, every piece of background music in the diner or surfclub is Kiwi, (well a lot of it) there's a lot of dub and the feelers good on ya. Honestly Home and Away far surpasses things like Eastenders and Coronation St, and i'd say that would be the opinion of most Kiwis and Aussies.


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