Q&A With Kerry/Rob

On Twitter, ABC TV Australia asked its followers for questions to Rob Carlton, who played Kerry Packer in Paper Giants. One of my questions was LUCKY enough to be chosen. Read here – http://blogs.abc.net.au/abc_tv/2011/04/rob-carltons-acting-challenge-of-a-lifetime-.html. This has made me unbelievably happy today. Advertisements

My Media Idol

I will forgive you entirely if you think this is contrived because of the recent press about the ABC’s astounding miniseries “Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo”. But the respect and awe I have for Ita Buttrose has always been paramount. She is just class, intelligence, beauty and grace. She can write about both intimacy … Continue reading

Paper Giants review – Part One

Was it everything you hoped for it to be? For me, that’s a resounding YES. The 70s footage, the lavish clothing (wow, Leona Edmiston!), typewriters and telephones … just visually stunning. In terms of the storyline it’s easy to see how difficult it was for both Kerry Packer and Ita Buttrose to move from the … Continue reading

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