"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 / ... 4,051 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,299 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,877 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,758 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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7 Network See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Jamie Dunn and Ross Higgins auditioned for the role of Alf Stewart. 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

Josie Russell: Irene?
Irene Roberts: Eh?
Josie Russell: Could you get Tasha to sit down and talk to me, please?
[Irene scoffs]
Josie Russell: I just want her to realise that this whole resort thing isn't personal, it's just a job.
Irene Roberts: Yeah, well I'm sorry, but I can't help you.
Josie Russell: You can't or you won't?
Irene Roberts: Both. You know, even if I wanted to, which I don't, there's no way Tasha's going to listen to anything you have to say.
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.79 (2012) See more »

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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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A light-hearted but entertaining show
13 July 1999 | by helen-2See all my reviews

I think H&A is a great show. You have to appreciate the history to enjoy the show. The show has a lot of history and helps budding young actors get started. Kate Richie is one of the best actors, probably because she was there from the start and we (the viewers) were able to see her grow up. The show is obviously a little exaggerated I mean our ordinary life is not as adventurous but I think that's what makes us (the viewers) watch it. Thanks for a teriffic show, I will always watch it.


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