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Bert simply enchanting as Cogsworth (1996)

October 6, 2013

Bert Newton 96 dpi crop

Beauty and the Beast takes Melbourne by Storm
On With the Show's
Flashback to 1996


HAVING clocked more than 300 performances in the Premiere Melbourne production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast already, Bert Newton is revelling in the enchantment his role brings to the stage of the Princess Theatre.
Bert plays the stuffy head butler, Cogsworth, who has been transformed into a clock, while his master - the prince - lives life as the `beast' (played by Michael Cormick).… Members read the rest!

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Gibb family on the move (1997)

January 7, 2013

Bee Gees set to tour Australia
On With the Show's
Flashback to Variety Today 1997
Letter to Variety Today's Shirley Broun from Barbara Gibb

Dear Shirley,

We have been on the go since last December. I am now home for about a month, then off again. Did you manage to send Noelene Batley a `Variety Today', cos Barry gets mine.

Noelene is very well known in Australia, and goes over nearly every year and gets to work a few clubs around Sydney, where her folks still live.

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