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Lawrence Mooney a Favourite in Green Guide

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Congratulations to Lawrence Mooney who was named as number 12 on The Age Green Guide’s ‘50 things we love about TV’ this week.

Alongside Leah Vandenberg’s appearance in Agony Aunts, Lawrence was heralded for his outstanding advice on the ABC series Agony Uncles.

The Green Guide wrote “His eloquent, down-right hilarious musings reminded us just how underrated this man is.”

Read more about Agony Uncles here .

 

Kate Peck named as latest MTV VJ

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Congratulations to Kate Peck who was today named as the new MTV VJ for Australia and New Zealand.

Kate joins MTV Presenter Keiynan Lonsdale and MTV Style Me host Jules Sebastian as one of the newest faces in the MTV stable.

Kate said “I remember seeing my first Red Hot Chili Peppers interview on MTV with Anthony and Flea - I plastered myself to the television thinking 'Pffft they are so cool, I could never be as cool as them.' Even though I’m still not that cool, I’m one insanely lucky ratbag – this is my dream job!”

 

Kicking Goals for the Community

Wednesday, 06 June 2012

Tiffiny Hall

Today, on World Environment Day, Boots For All along with Boots For All Ambassador, Tiffiny Hall, Visy Ambassador, Chris Judd and the Carlton Football Club launched a campaign to help break down the barriers to sport by improving access to sports equipment for disadvantaged Australians.

At the Carlton v Geelong game at Etihad on Friday night, Boots For All is collecting footy boots and other reusable sports equipment outside Gates 5 & 7 and then throughout the rest of June.

To find your nearest collection facility, visit: bootsforall.org.au.

 

TODD McKenney is reprising the Peter Allen role that made him a household name

Tuesday, 05 June 2012

Todd McKenney

McKenney will tour the country later in the year with his new show dedicated to Allen, Stories of Peter Allen.

He will bring the show to Melbourne for a performance at the Palms in Crown on December 1.

The entertainer has been a life-long admirer of Allen.

His breakthrough as a performer came when he starred as the first Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz.

One time Allen left a message on his phone-answering machine about tickets to a show, McKenney explains.

"He left a message on my old answering machine telling me he got tickets to the show that night," he said.

"I made his message my answering-machine message for years.

"So, people would ring me and they would get, 'Hi, Doll, it's Peter Allen'.

"A friend would say to me, 'Isn't it funny all those years ago people would ring you and get Peter and then they would come and see Peter and they would get you'."

Tickets for the the show are available through Ticketek.

By Luke Dennehy
Sunday Herald Sun
 

Sarah Roberts in 'All That I Will Ever Be'

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Creator of HBO’s Emmy Award-winning True Blood, Six Feet Under and the Oscar winning screenwriter of American Beauty, Alan Ball’s play ‘All That I Will Ever Be’ is a darkly funny tale of cultural provocation and our eternal search for belonging, directed by Robert Chuter.

The tale is seen through the relationship of two young gay men in contemporary Los Angeles: Dwight, a good-looking and privileged native Angeleno and Omar, an enigmatic immigrant from the Middle East.

Actress Sarah Roberts also appears in the play, which is showing 9-20 May at Chapel Off Chapel.

Purchase tickets here

 

Hayley Pearson Raises Fashion Stakes

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Yummy mummy and Adelaide radio identity Hayley Pearson will today take the reins of the SA racing circuit's most fashionable role.

The SAFM brekkie show host is the new ambassador for Fashion at the Races, a statewide search for horseracing's most fashionable filly - a racegoer, not horse, that is.

Hayley, who takes over the role from Channel 10's Kate Freebairn, says having grown up in Adelaide she has many fond memories of local race meets - but now is going to have to up her game in the style stakes.

"I am so truly honoured to be named Fashion at the Races Ambassador. It's such an exciting opportunity for me," Hayley tells Confidential. "Although the pressure is on now - I have to make sure I'm on trend too.

She adds: "The No. 1 rule I learnt growing up is - girls, we can't show leg and cleavage. It's one or the other."

The mum to six- month-old Austin will host several Fashion at the Races events across SA over the coming year, with the Gawler Cup in September her first official appearance.

Across Hayley's tenure, 15 of the state's most stylish racegoers will be selected over 26 race meetings throughout the year, culminating next year on South Australian Oaks Day at Morphettville Racecourse.

Article by Jessica Leo

www.adelaidenow.com.au

 

'Annie' Opens at Regent Theatre

Monday, 14 May 2012

The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie is back giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope. Boasting one of Broadway's most memorable scores, including It's the Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, N.Y.C. and the ever-optimistic Tomorrow,ANNIE is one of the most awarded and loved musicals of all time.

Annie the musical opens on Tuesday 29th May in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre starring Profile’s Todd McKenney as ‘Rooster’.

Tickets available through Ticketek

http://anniethemusical.com.au/tickets_melbourne.html
 

Agony Aunts starts on ABC1

Tuesday, 01 May 2012

Agony Aunts

Following in the success of Agony Uncles, Agony Aunts starts this Wednesday on ABC1 at 9.30pm.

Agony Aunts follows Adam Zwar as he probes for answers to some of life’s mysteries – covering dating, cohabitation, marriage, divorce and dating.

The Aunts are high profile Australian women plucked from the worlds of comedy, film, TV, art, radio and sport including Profile’s Samantha Lane, Judith Lucy, Denise Scott, Myf Warhurst, Wendy Harmer, Julia Zemiro, Mirka Mora, Hannah Gadsby and Leah Vandenberg.

 

Profile Bachelorettes Nominated For Pedestrian.TV Award

Friday, 27 April 2012

Profile Talent’s Maude Garrett, Kate Peck, Kasia Z and Kate Waterhouse have each been nominated as the 2012 Pedestrian.TV Bachelorette of the Year.

The inaugural nationwide search seeks to name the country’s most ‘fabulous, talented and sophisticated women in Australia.’

Voting is now open, with two ladies to be crowned - The 2012 Pedestrian.TV Bachelorette of the Year and the 2012 Bed Head 'Readers Choice' Bachelorette of the Year.

Vote now for Kate, Kate, Maude and Kasia:

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/maude-garrett/283.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kate-peck/135.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kate-waterhouse/281.htm?cat=pedestrian

http://www.pedestrian.tv/bachelorette/profile/kasia-zachweija/328.htm?cat=pedestrian
 

Lawrence of Suburbia a Critical and Audience Hit

Friday, 20 April 2012

Lawrence Mooney’s latest comedy show ‘Lawrence of Suburbia’ has been a success with both audiences and critics this season, with the show selling out at the 2012 Melbourne Comedy Festival.

Winner of the Melbourne Fringe Best Comedy Award 2011 for ‘An Indecisive Bag of Donuts,’ Lawrence’s latest show is a metaphorical camel ride through the spiritual tundra of the suburbs.

 

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