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form y separately published work icon Gossip from the Forest single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of Gossip from the Forest Thomas Keneally , 1975 single work novel
Note: According to IMDB, the screenplay was scripted by British writer-director Brian Gibson, who also directed this episode.
Issue Details: First known date: 1979... 1979 Gossip from the Forest
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    • c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Granada ,
      1979 .
      Extent: 90 min.p.
      Description: Colour
      Series: form y separately published work icon Stuart Wagstaff's World Playhouse Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1977-1983 6993909 1977 series - publisher film/TV

      An anthology television series, in which British-born actor Stuart Wagstaff (who worked extensively as an actor in Australia) introduced a weekly telemovie.

      As the title suggests, the telemovies were drawn from overseas (primarily Great Britain, as the list below indicates), but also included Australian-written works: the inaugural episode, for example, was written by Colin Free.

      The quantity of Australian content fell away as the series continued, until by 1979 there was essentially no Australian content, the only exception being 1980 airing of an adaptation of Thomas Keneally's Gossip from the Forest, but the adaptation itself had been produced for British television originally.

      For its last three years, the program was a series of re-runs of British programs (with occasional American or Canadian episodes), with no local content.

      The episodes are listed below in running order (including Australian-written episodes), but only the Australian-written works are indexed.

  • c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1910s