Through the loveable Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon, John Wood has become one of Australia’s most popular actors. But fame and fortune hasn’t come easily for the star of Blue Heelers, who says he owes it all to an old friend.
The country comfort cop show mutates from blue to black.
TV Week30th August 2003 “Police! Don’t move!”… That was my first line as Sergeant Tess Gallagher in Blue Heelers. I must have practised it a million times – in the shower, in the car, even on the toilet! I couldn’t believe my luck. My first real acting job out of drama school, and it was […]
TV Week30th August 2003 Nosy visitors, fury at colleagues, tears, a medical crisis… it’s all go as Tess leaves Blue Heelers. The fans of Blue Heelers who were hoping for a last-minute reconciliation between Tess Gallagher and the man who has always loved her, Evan “Jonesy” Jones, may be in for a huge shock. TV […]
A life-or-death situation forces Maggie and P.J. to finally face up to their feelings.
A new recruit arrives in town… and she means business.
… but the Blue Heelers team is a force to be reckoned with.
Lisa McCune is in seventh heaven playing her first period role on TV…
Hal McElroy (co-creator and executive producer of Blue Heelers) has produced many successful shows in his long career. Including: Return to Eden, Blue Heelers, Water Rats and Murder Call. He most recently created and produced five series of Sea Patrol with his wife Di McElroy.
500th episode (Blue Heelers).
In 2009 Sea Patrol script producer Marcia Gardner was interviewed for fan site sea-patrol.com. The interview focused on the scripting process for the naval action series. The interview is being exclusively republished here as it contains a great insight into the challenges of writing for television.