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Oh wise MNers, please help me remember the name of a tv show in the 80's / 90's.

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Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 21:46:07

Ok it might of been a film. Not 100 % sure.....sorry. confused

It was about children being sent to live in Australia.

I think it was set in Liverpool and seem to remember "The Liverbirds" being in the title or theme somewhere, but a google search only comes up with the sitcom.

It was about a boy 13-14 ish and a girl of the same age. I think the girl had blonde hair.

They were seperated when they arrived in Australia - sent to different families but managed to find each other somehow.

Sorry this is very vague, but randomly popped in to my head earlier, and has been annoying me all night.

MorrisZapp Thu 18-Oct-12 21:53:28

Can't help you, sorry. But I loved some the Aussie kids stuff back in the day. Anybody remember Spit McPhee? From Bendigo Boys Home smile And the Children of Fire Mountain, think that was from NZ.

And for early 90s reality, you can't go past Sylvania Waters.

Happybunny12 Thu 18-Oct-12 21:55:52

Can't help, sorry. But do you remember Round the Twist? That was Australian.

"have you ever, ever felt like this? When strange things happen, are you going round the twist?"

GoingToBedfordshire Thu 18-Oct-12 21:56:36

The Sullivans?

I just remember the opening titles and one of the kids nicking someone's hat??

Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 21:57:15

No dont think Inremember any of those, <<off to google them>>

I used to love Pugwall / Pugwash ?? confused and going round the twist.

Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 21:58:00

Ha grin x post with Happybunny

hinoki Thu 18-Oct-12 21:58:24

Was it The Leaving of Liverpool?

Wetthemogwai Thu 18-Oct-12 21:59:13

Oh I loved round the twist :D

hinoki Thu 18-Oct-12 22:00:29

DVD of it

Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 22:00:39

No not The Sulivans - thanks though Going, I think it might have been a short drama not neccesarily aimed at children - I remember being very blush at the sex scenes.

Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 22:01:38

grin thank you hinoki - thats the one I was thinking of.

Handsfulloffun Thu 18-Oct-12 22:06:29

Ohhhh going round the twist

Does anyone remember the girl from tomorrow, with Todd from neighbours ...?

skyebluezombie Fri 19-Oct-12 23:11:33

I remember this, it was a great programme

AGhoulfromtheCrypt Fri 19-Oct-12 23:25:17

Pugwall was amazing! And his sister, Marmaloid who was always annoying him.

#Nobody tell me what to do, no not me
Nobody tell me what to say, can't you see...
If there's a chance I'm gonna take it
If there's a chance I'm gonna make it
Do dooo do do do do do dooo...#

Or something.

SecondhandRose Sat 20-Oct-12 21:20:26

Wasnt 'Flame Trees of Thika' was it?

SecondhandRose Sat 20-Oct-12 21:21:26

Oh probably not as Wiki says Kenya!

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