Tony Twist and his three children - thirteen year old twins Pete and Linda and seven year old Bronson - move to an old lighthouse on the rugged Australian Coast. They soon discover that the... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Mitchell Mark Mitchell ...  Mr. Gribble 39 episodes, 1992-2001
Esben Storm Esben Storm ...  Mr. Snapper 35 episodes, 1989-2000
Rian McLean Rian McLean ...  Pete Twist 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Mathew Waters ...  Bronson Twist 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Ebonnie Masini Ebonnie Masini ...  Linda Twist 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Richard Moir ...  Tony Twist 26 episodes, 1989-1992
Andrew S. Gilbert Andrew S. Gilbert ...  Tony Twist 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Christine Keogh Christine Keogh ...  Matron Gribble 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Marion Heathfield Marion Heathfield ...  Nell 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Brook Sykes Brook Sykes ...  Gribbs 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Tom Budge ...  Tiger Gleeson 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Samuel Marsland Samuel Marsland ...  Rabbit 26 episodes, 2000-2001
Bunney Brooke Bunney Brooke ...  Nell Rickards / ... 22 episodes, 1989-1992
Robyn Gibbes Robyn Gibbes ...  Fay / ... 22 episodes, 1989-1992
Katie Barnes Katie Barnes ...  Fiona 19 episodes, 2000-2001
Rueben Liversidge Rueben Liversidge ...  Anthony / ... 18 episodes, 2000-2001
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Tony Twist and his three children - thirteen year old twins Pete and Linda and seven year old Bronson - move to an old lighthouse on the rugged Australian Coast. They soon discover that the lighthouse, and the outhouse, are haunted. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1989 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Família Twist See more »

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(12 parts) | (13 episodes)

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Oliver was considered for the role of Mr. Gribble. See more »

Goofs

In the end credits for Series 3 (January-March, 2000) a filming location is listed as "historic Spit Point Lighthouse" in all thirteen episodes. In Series 4 (January-April, 2001) this was changed to the correct spelling of "Split Point Lighthouse". See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end credits of each show we get to see not only out-takes but alternative workings of scenes from the week's episode. See more »

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Featured in The Genie from Down Under: Wishing and Hoping (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Round The Twist
(theme song)
Performed by Tamsin West
Words and Music by Andrew Duffield
Arranged by Andrew Duffield
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Great Aussie Classic........
16 January 2006 | by highflying_falconSee all my reviews

Like many Aussie kids of my generation, I grew up with Round The Twist.

I was in Kindergarten when it was first made and the first series as well as the second were the ones that contained the most memorable stories and characters. The abandoned room with the soothing sounds of music coming from the old instruments is still playing in my ears till this day.

Every part of each story was very original and the third and fourth series were a very big disappointment considering the weak cast and the stories were an absolute let down due to the fact that a lot of it came straight out of fairy tales.

The actors who played each of the Twist children in the first two series did an excellent job compared to anything the actors of the third and fourth series could have delivered.

I hope that the Round The Twist series will always remain an Aussie classic to be watched by many generations to come.


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