www.MelbourneObserver.com.au Melbourne Observer - Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - Page 33 ShowBiz! Observer Showbiz , TV Radio, Theatre Latest Melbourne show business news - without fear or favour The Spoiler Eagle’s Nest has Veritas a powerful pair For Those Who Have Lost The Plot Melbourne’s Best TV-Radio Critic Home and Away 60 Minutes ‘disgrace’ ● New character Nicole meets Geoff ■ 7.00pm. Weeknights. Channel 7 ■ Monday, April 28. The fight is on, but will Ric walk away? Viv is back, and she has brought more ● Gordon Ramsay problems with her. Will Tony forgive Jazz for yet ■ It was enough to even get foul-mouthed chef another mistake? Gordon Ramsay to be civil-tongued. Channel 9 ■ Tuesday, April 29. Jazz sets her sights on Miles. used its once-great current affairs program, 60 How far will Noel go to make Ric fight again? Minutes, to promote one of the station’s coming ■ Wednesday, April 30. Nicole has plans for programs. We are only up to April, but the show Geoff. Jazz has found her man in Miles. Morag has already been used to promote network shows has a big date. by Ramsay, Sam Newman (Footy Show), David ■ Thursday, May 1. Will Colleen foil Morag’s ● Matthew Molony and Lou Endicott will portray John and Elizabeth Attenborough and Lisa McCune. Perhaps the chances of romance? Geoff is falling for Nicole’s Proctor in Arthur Miller's chilling parable The Crucible, being presented by show should be named Coming Attractions. machinations. Not everyone is happy when Jack Eagle's Nest Theatre from April 29 to May 11 at the Auspicious Arts Incu- and Martha get back to the Bay. bator, 166 Sturt St, Southbank. Photo: Peter Liess ■ Friday, May 2. Noel gives ric the toughest de- ■ Eagle's Nest Theatre is running two 120 minutes and The Crucible is 150 Is Rex being shunted? cision of his life. Nicole sinks her fangs deeper shows simultaneously. minutes. ■ Tune into 3AW’s into Geoff. Morag is going to tear apart her family William Shakespeare's Romeo Tickets: $26/$16. Groups 10+ plus footy coverage on a Fri- if she’s not careful. and Juliet and Arthur Miller's The Cru- preview and Tues/Wed performances day night at 6pm, and cible will be presented from April 29 $20/$10. you will hear the work- The Bill to May 11 at the Auspicious Arts Incu- bator, 166 Sturt St., Southbank (oppo- Bookings: 9384 6900 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org man-like voice and hosting by Shane Healy. ■ 8.30pm. Saturdays. ABC-TV site the VCA and Malthouse Theatre). Adequate but certainly ■ Saturday, May 3. PC Diane Noble (Kaye Wragg) finds herself getting personally involved when one Show times are listed at the website: www.eaglesnesttheatre.com Video ‘exclusive’ not the ‘sexy’ charcater- filled shows of Rex. ● Rex Hunt of her old army colleagues, Billy McLaughlin (Jonio Romeo and Juliet will be directed ■ A miniature video screen ■ Tune into 3AW at 12 Noon on Saturday, and O'Neill), now a crack-addict, is accused of mur- by Peita Collard who, with the com- mounted on a car dashboard has there is Dennis Cometti chatting away with der. pany, is putting the shake back into proven expensive for suspended Nathan ‘Obviously’ Buckley and Caroline ‘Daffy New recruit, PC Nathaniel Roberts (Ben Shakespeare with their new interpre- P-plate driver Sandy Galicki. Duck’ Wilson. They blabbed on for an hour ... no Richards), makes his presence felt as he joins his tation of Romeo and Juliet: love's Galicki, of Michigan Ave, sign of Rex until closer to commentary time. new work mates at the scene of the crime. greatest tragedy set amongst the Corio, was fined $1600 and ■ Sundays ... and it’s the very capable Tony DS Phil Hunter (Scott Maslen) works through sounds and street styles of Swinging ordered off the road after Leonard, but still not a big use of Rex. Is the his last day at Sun Hill as he prepares to transfer London circa 1966. performing burnouts at Colac, bearded-burbler being shunted to the sidelines, to Special Projects! Running concurrently at the same while watching hoon footage. He or is there another Rex ‘timebomb’ about to burst? PC Reg Hollis (Jeff Stewart) is stabbed as he venue, Arthur Miller's chilling parable has also been ordered off the comes to the aid of the victim of an assault on The Crucible sets its action in the 1692 road for 12 months. the local estate. DI Neil Manson (Andrew Lancel) takes over the investigation and believes that the Salem witch hunts, but director Matt Galicki pleaded guilty to two counts of driving whilst disquali- Jim’s ‘scoop’ pictures Scholten uses the tale as a powerful fied, careless driving, speeding ■ Congratulations to my Melbourne Observer suspect Michael Simms (Simon Muller), who he allegory for events in these suppos- and driving with a video display colleague James Sherlock who presents a spe- knows has mental health problems, is not their edly more enlightened times. unit operating. cial On The Beach feature in this week’s edition man. The duration of Romeo and Juliet (Page 15). Many of the images are never-seen- He meets up with Michael's doctor Julia before shots, taken from an album which producer- Bickham (Emily Hamilton), who also believes that director Stanley Kramer presented to some of Michael is innocent, and an old attraction is re- the cast and crew after filming in Melbourne. ignited! The team learns of a restraining order against Chris Ramsden (Paul McNeilly), the boyfriend of the attack victim Shelley Cooper (Alison Pargeter). Country music on radio ■ Brooklyn-based community radio station Ste- reo 974 will play country music from 9am-6pm weekdays, with an emphasis on Aussie C&W. Veritas Vitriol ■ Paul Gover may have a sound knowledge of motor topics, but his segments with Ernie Sigley (3AW) sound quite wooden. Without personality, the segment is dead. ■ Ernie Sigley last week referred to Channel 7’s current affairs program, Today Tonight, as Home and Away. ■ Cocky Anthony Hudson is hosting the after- midnight IPL cricket on Channel 10. The SEN 1116 ● Camille Maghaizal (Romeo) and Syrie Payne (Juliet) will appear in footy host has a long way to go to match it with Eagle's Nest Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and the Nine Network cricket hosts. But, my good- Juliet being presented at the Auspicious Arts Incubator, 166 Sturt St, ness gracious me, Ant IS streets ahead of the ● DI Sam Nixon Southbank from April 29 to May 11. Indian commentators!