- The Librarians (TV series)
show_name = The Librarians
caption = "The Librarians" title card
Robyn Butler Roz Hammond Heidi Arena Keith BrockettBob Franklin Kym Gyngell Wayne Hope Josh Lawson
country = AUS
language = English
num_seasons = 1
num_episodes = 6
first_run = AUS
31 October 2007
5 December 2007
website = http://www.abc.net.au/tv/librarians
imdb_id = 0934744
"The Librarians" is an
Australian television comedyseries which premiered on Wednesday 31 October 2007on ABC TV. It is produced, written by and stars Robyn Butlerand Wayne Hope, and is directed by Hope. The first series comprised six half-hour episodes.
The series centres on the trials and tribulations of Frances O'Brien, a devout Catholic and head librarian. Her life unravels when she is forced to employ her ex-best friend, Christine Grimwood - now a drug dealer - as the children's librarian. Frances must do all she can to contain her menacing past and concentrate on the biggest event of the library calendar - Book Week. The creators of the series also decided to make one of its central characters, Lachie Davis,
dyslexic. [ [http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,21598,22652996-5005382,00.html The Librarians reviewed in The Sunday Times TV Guide] ]
The Librarians theme music is an upbeat variation on the popular jazz chart "
A Night in Tunisia" by Dizzy Gillespie.
A second series with another six episodes will be filmed and aired in late 2008. [ [http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2008/04/comedy-business-winning-formula.html Comedy business a winning formula] TV Tonight.
April 15 2008. Retrieved on April 15 2008]
Robyn Butleras Frances O'Brien
Roz Hammondas Christine Grimwood
* Bob Franklin as Neil Slider
Kim Gyngellas Father Harris
Heidi Arenaas Dawn McConnaughey
Stephen Ballantyneas Matthew Petinskov
Josh Lawsonas Lachie Davis
Nicole Naboutas Nada al Farouk
Keith Brockettas Ky Lee
Wayne Hopeas Terry O'Brien
List of Australian television series
List of Australian Broadcasting Corporation programs
* [http://www.abc.net.au/tv/librarians/ ABC TV – The Librarians]
* Lallo, Michael: [http://www.theage.com.au/news/tv--radio/fun-between-the-covers/2006/12/25/1166895234791.html/ Fun between the covers, "The Age"]
* [http://abc.net.au/corp/pubs/media/s1797967.htm Media Release]
* [http://tvweek.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=311030 TV Week]
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