The story of how, from the early 1970s, Australia's eccentric Ian 'Molly' Meldrum became a loved and respected rock music guru as host of the TV show Countdown.
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Samuel Johnson ...  Ian 'Molly' Meldrum 2 episodes, 2016
...  Robbie Weekes 2 episodes, 2016
...  Michael Shrimpton 2 episodes, 2016
...  Caroline 2 episodes, 2016
...  Alan Wade 2 episodes, 2016
Byron Bulluss ...  Young Ian 2 episodes, 2016
...  Grandmother 2 episodes, 2016
...  Camille 2 episodes, 2016
...  Mother 2 episodes, 2016
Michael Beveridge ...  Raggsy 2 episodes, 2016
...  Michael Gudinski 2 episodes, 2016
Ben Geurens ...  Shirley Strachan 2 episodes, 2016
...  Lynne Randell 2 episodes, 2016
Richard Kelly ...  ABC Executive 2 episodes, 2016
Ellen Simpson ...  Renee Geyer 2 episodes, 2016
Connor Crawford ...  John Paul Young 2 episodes, 2016
...  Hoffa 2 episodes, 2016
Damien Aylward ...  Father 2 episodes, 2016
Wil Greenway ...  Ted Emery 2 episodes, 2016
Aidan Gorozidis ...  Brother 2 episodes, 2016
Kobe Gorozidis ...  Brother 2 episodes, 2016
...  Grant Rule 2 episodes, 2016
...  Petra 2 episodes, 2016
...  Gavin Wood 2 episodes, 2016
Felix Star Higson-McBrearty ...  Freddo 2 episodes, 2016
Ziggy ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2016
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Molly is a two part mini series about music guru Ian Alexander "Molly" Meldrum AM (born 29 January 1943)who is a popular Australian music critic, journalist, record producer and musical entrepreneur. chronicling the celebrities, lavish parties, international trips and behind-the-scenes required to bring popular Australian TV show 'Countdown' to air. Written by citygirlinoz

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As a fan of Countdown growing up, I was riveted to Molly
27 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

I just took a huge nostalgia hit watching Molly. Best Aussie TV series I've seen. Meldrum was an anchor for Australian music, but that was pretty-much all anybody in the public saw at the time. The screen writing of Molly is superb, as we connect to a character we can all laugh and cry with, while assuring respect for the subject material. The cast was amazing, and the cameos flawless. Samuel Johnson is perfect as Molly. The show includes awesome cameos as the artists of Countdown, most notably: John Paul young, Skyhooks, Kiss, Madonna, John and Yoko, but my favourite was an amazing Freddie Mercury scene. If you didn't grow up with Australian TV, you might not appreciate Molly quite as much, and that makes me part of an elite audience. I can live with that.


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