The central character in the show is Stephanie Harper, a rich heiress after her father passes away. As the series starts she has been divorced twice and is marrying Greg Marsden a champion tennis player several years her junior. Everyone except Stephanie can see that he is no good. He has been having an affair with Stephanie's best friend, Jilly Stewart. Whilst on their honeymoon at her family home Eden, Greg pushes Stephanie into a crocodile infested river. Everyone thinks she has perished but luckily she has escaped and is given a new body, face and name by plastic surgeon Dr Dan Marshall. She returns to Sydney as a changed woman, Tara Welles. There she discovers her two children, Dennis and Sarah, going to different boarding schools, and Greg and Jilly carrying on their affair in Stephanie's own mansion in town--but she does not let any of those people see her, nor get in touch with Bill McMaster, the EVP of the mining company she inherited. As this episode ends, she dresses as a ...
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The credits consistently give the name of Olivia Hamnet's recurring character as "Joanna Randall." Yet the set of the company she owns, and the magazine article in Vogue that mentions her, spell her name as "Joanna Randell." See more
[VO narrative beginning every episode
My name is Stephanie Harper. And this is Eden. Here my father was king. On the day he died, seventeen years ago, I was twenty-three, lonely and afraid. If I had known then of the nightmare that lay ahead, I think I'd have chosen to die with him.
References Gone with the Wind
27 September 1983 (Australia)
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