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Peter A. Kinloch Peter A. Kinloch i(A132083 works by) (a.k.a. Peter Kinlock)
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Script-writer.

Peter Kinloch began working as a script-writer in the early to mid-1970s, beginning with Crawford Productions' major crime dramas, including Homicide (1974-1975), Matlock Police (1973-76), the Matlock spin-off Solo One (1976), and Bluey (1976), as well as two episodes of the convict-era mini-series Against the Wind (1978).

The 1980s saw him associated with long-running series A Country Practice (1982-1985) and The Flying Doctors (1987-1990), comedy Willing and Abel (1987), mini-series Sword of Honour (1986), Australian 'western' Five Mile Creek (1985), and historical series All the Way (1988).

In the 1990s, Kinloch wrote for The Miraculous Mellops (1991-1992), Kelly (1991-1992), G.P. (1991-95), Chances (1992), Snowy (1993), Blue Heelers (1994), Ship to Shore (1994), Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1994-95), Ocean Girl (1994), Flipper (1995), Halifax f.p. (1995), Correlli (1995), The Adventures of the Bush Patrol (1996-1998), Medivac (1997), Wildside (1998), All Saints (1998), Heartbreak High (1997-99), Stingers (1998-99), and Thunderstone (1999).

He also wrote two television films during the 1990s: Hurricane Smith (1992), directed by Colin Budds, and Siringo (1996), directed by Kevin G. Cremin.

Since 2000, Kinloch has contributed scripts to All Saints (2000), Head Start (2001), Horace & Tina (2001), Cybergirl (2001), Something in the Air (2001-2002), Young Lions (2002), Pirate Islands (2003), Wicked Science (2004), and Silversun (2004).

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • Despite the assertion of some sources, information received via the Australian Writers' Guild clarifies that Peter Kinloch and Bill Searle are independent script-writers, and that the latter is not merely a pen-name for the former.

Awards for Works

Stingers 1998 series - publisher film/TV crime detective

'Inspired by true events, Stingers reveals the shadowy and ambiguous world of undercover cops — people with covert lives and constantly changing identities. They are police who defeat crime from within the criminal world — always without a badge and frequently without protection. The series follows the lives of the operatives as they befriend and betray those on the other side of the law. For these select few, it is a deadly way of life.The undercover cops of Stingers are a unique breed. They must juggle their own lives — love, laughter, family and humanity — with the tension of the criminal personas they adopt in their passion for justice.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 7/6/2013)

2005 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2004 won AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2003 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2001 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
All Saints 1998 series - publisher film/TV

One of Australia's highest rating dramas, All Saints is a Logie Award-winning Australian medical drama set in the fictional All Saints Western General Hospital in suburban Sydney. The stories originally focused on the nursing staff of Ward 17 run by Nursing Unit Manager Terri Sullivan. It was sometimes referred to as the 'garbage ward' because it took the overflow of patients.

In 2004 Network Seven producers overhauled the series in an effort to increase the show's gradually dwindling audience. They achieved this by closing down Ward 17 and transferring some of the staff to the Emergency Department managed by Frank Campion. Several other new lead characters were also introduced. The changes also saw the storylines begin to focus more on the lives of the doctors and nurses.

Another significant change to the series came in early 2009 when the producers introduced the Medical Response Unit. Central to this development was the helicopter which took doctors to rescue situations outside the hopsital and which in turn brought patients to the All Saints Emergency Department. The show's name was also changed at this time to All Saints: Medical Response Unit. The increased production costs created by having scenes shot on location played a part, however, in the series being cancelled mid-year. The series ended with the Emergency Department and Medical Response Unit teams having a dinner to farewell the last remaining original character, Von Ryan on her final day at All Saints.

All Saints was popular in many countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium and Iran.

2010 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2008 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2007 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2007 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2006 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2006 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2006 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2005 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Drama Series
2005 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2004 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Australian Program
2004 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2002 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Australian Program
2002 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2001 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2001 winner Logie Awards Most Popular Australian Program
2000 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Australian Program
1999 nominated Logie Awards Most Popular Australian Program
Wildside 1997 series - publisher film/TV crime detective

An adult drama set in an inner-city crisis centre and police station, Wildside focuses on a group of people who deal with the endless array of problems, crimes, and triumphs that tumble onto the streets of a city bursting with life. In addition to the police, other characters include those who work in a crisis centre in the tough red-light district of the city.

1998 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie
1998 won Australian Film Institute Awards Best Mini-series or Telefeature
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