"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 4,017 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,277 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,856 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,737 episodes, 2000-2019
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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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If you want to catch the rays in Summer Bay. Then tune in to Demand 5. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Seven Network [Australia]

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1988 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Be namu negerai See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When the recurring character of Alan Fisher (Simon Bossell) was killed-off, the producers later regretted their decision, due to a fan backlash. Several ideas were penned where the actor could make a believable return, including one where a movie was made of Alan's novel, "The Crest of a Wave", which was published posthumously, and Simon would show up as another character "with a mustache" to audition for the lead, stunning other cast members with his resemblance to the dead Alan. These ideas however never came to fruition, as new permanent characters were being introduced at the same time. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the years, numerous characters have referred to "the city" (meaning Sydney) as being either "up" or "down" from Summer Bay. The general consensus, however, is that Summer Bay is north of Sydney (approximately 100km away), as is the real-life filming location. See more »

Quotes

Beth Hunter: [about Robbie] I went out to get the paper and look who followed me home. Can we keep him?
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Crazy Credits

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Referenced in Beautiful Thing (1996) See more »

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From the Sea
Written by Stuart MacLeod (uncredited), Joel Quartermain (uncredited) and Kavyen Temperley (uncredited)
Performed by Eskimo Joe
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23 May 2006 | by taloolah85See all my reviews

I have to say that I am from the UK and i love and always have loved Home and Away. I've watched it since Pippa and Sally, Michael and Bobby and Marilyn were in it!! Just to say not all people in the UK don't like Home and Away. Many just prefer Eastenders and all the British soaps because they are home-grown and because to them, Home and Away is sometimes not as real-life and gritty as British soaps-not taking anything away from Home and Away as it is a brilliantly entertaining programme. Anyway, just wanted to comment on the last comment posted. Also, this is one good video -classic Home and Away with lots of the old classic characters from the beginning!


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