As season two of the kiwiaussie drama 800 words kicks off, erik thomson talks about what fans can expect and why he is happy to be back in new zealand. May 30, 2018 this sweet, refreshing family drama hailed as wonderful tribune news service follows recent widower george turners impulsive decision to start afresh in the new zealand coastal town of weld. Warkworth is the setting for the main town in the show, weld. New aussie drama 800 words set mostly in nz nz herald. For many years now, twelve, to be exact, i wrote a weekly column for canvas, the. In the australian comedydrama 800 words, recently widowed sydney newspaper columnist george turner sets out to make a fresh start with his teenage children by moving to the tiny new zealand town where he vacationed as a child.
When is 800 words, what time is it on bbc one and what is. This sweet, refreshing family drama hailed as wonderful tribune news service follows recent widower george turners impulsive decision to start. Filming has commenced on sevens new dramedy 800 words, starring erik thomson the 8 hour series is a coproduction with new zealands south pacific pictures with a cast comprised of both kiwi and australian actors set in the fictional town of weld. Cameras roll on aus nz dramedy 800 words tv tonight. Sep 04, 2016 shes the former home and away star who landed a role on the starstudded series 800 words. Apr 07, 2020 in the australian comedydrama 800 words, recently widowed sydney newspaper columnist george turner sets out to make a fresh start with his teenage children by moving to the tiny new zealand town where he vacationed as a child. The centre is in the waitakere ranges, close to the west auckland beaches of piha and muriwai which are used as locations for the filming of 800 words. Star erik thomson recently posted on social media, four nights until the final season of 800 words premieres on ch7 australia, and what a journey it has been. The brokenwood mysteries filming locations nz revealed. Jun 19, 2017 800 words filming locations in new zealand. Back to home 800 words this sweet, refreshing family drama hailed as wonderful tribune ns follows recent widower george turners decision to start afresh in the new zealand coastal town of weld.
Acorn tv exclusive 800 words season 3 trailer duration. Playing newspaper columnist george turner on the show, erik feels the premature end of the program has been disappointing. For all who have been brought here by the show, thank you for your support and iwe hope you enjoy the final chapter to this pretty wicked story. Created by series writers james griffin and maxine fleming for south pacific pictures in auckland in collaboration with the seven network in australia, the majority of series one of 800 words was filmed in the picturesque north island. Acorn tv exclusive 800 words season 3 trailer youtube. Warkworth fictional town of weld lets start with the biggie. George is a columnist much like griffin was for canvas magazine, writing, on average, 800 words a week griffin. Here you will find all the episodes of the series800 words. The aussie invaders quickly become the center of attention in this small town populated by weird and wonderful locals. Why you should be watching the new zealand drama 800 words.
Anna jullienne on filming while pregnant and being a mum. For emma leonard, the fictional town of weld in 800 words felt just. We will update this post with more details as soon as they become available. With erik thomson, melina vidler, benson jack anthony, michelle langstone. I could wax on at length about the many reasons why it is fabulous, but ill simply say that anyone uninterested in the show might want to skip this post.
Erik thompson, melina vidler, benson jack anthony created by. She is playing a main role in the nations most watched tv drama, the new 800 words starring erik thomson. Playing newspaper columnist george turner on the show, erik feels the premature end of the program has been. Launched on prime in 2014, the brokenwood mysteries currently has five seasons available to watch with funding for a sixth season confirmed in late 2018. Aug 20, 2018 erik thomson reveals to tv week he isnt ready to farewell hit show 800 words. Located one bay down from piha is karekare beach, another popular filming location for 800 words. George is a writer of a popular column, producing 800 words weekly for a news website. Bridie carter talks about her tv comeback on 800 words and. So it was a relief when the actress could finally learn the truth in the third season of sevens new zealandset drama, 800 words, which returns to screens next week.
A recently widowed father quits his job as a popular 800word columnist for a topselling sydney newspaper. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. Shes the former home and away star who landed a role on the starstudded series 800 words. The series was first announced on 29 october 2014 with the channel seven. He has recently wrappedup horror film awoken with his costar. When does 800 words season 4 start on seven network, tv1. The cast will wrap up filming at the end of the fourth season which is.
In 800 words, a widowed father of teenagers uproots the family from left, erik thomson, benson jack anthony and melina vidler in 800 words, an australian import on acorn. The west spoke to 800 words star erik thomson who had just wrapped filming for season 4, and while he plays a dad onscreen, he is happy. When is 800 words, what time is it on bbc one and what is the. Anna jullienne on filming while pregnant and being a mum to boys having been raised in a multigenerational, allfemale household, the 800 words actress is determined to pass the same closeknit values onto her two sons. The series, which is just reaching the season two finale in australia is filmed in. Soon to be reaching his 30th year of acting, erik thomsons hugely successful show 800 words has not been approved for a fifth season the show, which earned thomson a win in the best actor category at the logies, will end after the fourth season, set to air soon on channel seven. Update, 2 days until the final season of 800 words airs. Each episode in the fourpart series is two hours long which helps to cut down on the overall time taken to film the show but involves some long days. Bridie carter has long had her suspicions of who the father of jans twins may be. So, if you fancy taking a tour of the 800 words filming locations, heres our top 3.
If youre a fan of the hugely popular new zealand detective drama, the brokenwood mysteries, then you will want to read this post. Called 800 words, the show is an australianew zealand coproduction thats expected to be a hit with heavy promotion in the australian media and across the seven network over the past week. Warkworth is, of course, no stranger to filming crews. South pacific pictures is a new zealandbased production company and has an international reputation for producing worldclass television and film. That can be a tricky thing to do but 800 words does it. Sep 29, 2016 the australiannew zealand television show, 800 words, with new shows every week on acorn tv, is one of the best shows youre not watching yet. He impulsively buys a property over the internet, and has to break the news about the fresh start to his grieving kids.
Here are the latest details on the new season, including premiere date, time and channel info. The cast will wrap up filming at the end of the fourth season which is currently screening on channel seven. Australiankiwi comedydrama series 800 words is about a widowed father, george turner, who decides to quit his job as a newspaper columnist in sydney and relocate to a remote new zealand town. Warkworth stars on the small screen junction magazine. Dec 22, 2017 800 words is currently on a midseason break with hopes of returning in the new year. Add it to your favourites and well let you know when it becomes available.
If youre a fan of the hit tv one or channel seven if youre in aussie production 800 words then a trip to auckland needs to be at. Erik thomson reveals to tv week he isnt ready to farewell hit show 800 words. If youve ever dealt with loss, dreamed about moving, or more like escaping from your current life to a place surrounded by nature, like new zealand, the new antipodean family drama 800 words is like a warm cup of kiwi tea. For emma leonard, the fictional town of weld in 800 words felt just like home. Subscribe to our updates below to be the first to know 800 words season 4 release date, time and any related news. These characters and their stories, set in this beautiful part of the world, will probably make it your new favorite show. It didnt have to end soon to be reaching his 30th year of acting, erik thomsons hugely successful show 800 words has not been approved for a. Meet the residents in this australiannew zealand daytime drama. Series 2 of 800 words is currently filming in and around auckland. Catching a wave with limitless possibilities enriched with hope, thats what george turner erik thomson is seeking when he flees from the suburbs of sydney to weld in new zealand to take on a seachange. A recently widowed father quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a topselling sydney newspaper. The series, which wrapped up its third and final season in 2018, is filmed in locations across auckland and fans of the show will. Watch 800 words online full episodes of season 3 to 1 yidio. Karekare beach, karekare, waitakere, auckland region, new zealand filming location for the piano 17 of 17 found this interesting interesting.
The town, which is about an hours drive north of auckland is also the base for the fictional town of weld in another of new zealands extremely popular tv shows, 800 words. Its pretty tricky, him being in sydney and me being in new zealand, the 32yearold told confidential. The australiannew zealand television show, 800 words, with new shows every week on acorn tv, is one of the best shows youre not watching yet. The brokenwood mysteries filming is pretty intense. The title refers to the job of protagonist george turner, played by erik thomson, who quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a sydney newspaper. Baby drama enthrals season return of 800 words the west. But emma leonard says filming the hit show in new zealand is tough on her relationship with longterm boyfriend, chris. The title refers to the job of protagonist george turner, played by erik thomson, who quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for. Speculation about a final season for 800 words is now confirmed with cast recently noting storylines wrapping up episodes which returned this week are the second half of a third season order totalling 16 episodes.
Apr 12, 2018 800 words is an australian comedydrama. Over the internet, he buys a house on an impulse in a remote new zealand seaside town. Unfortunately 800 words isnt available to watch right now. While the second half of season 3 is still in the process of airing, fans can be reassured that george turner and family will be back to tell more stories of love and loss from weld, new zealand. Disturbing moment white police sergeant is filmed intentionally coughing on black residents in baltimore. Seven network, tv1 has officially renewed 800 words for season 4. James griffin outrageous fortune, westside and maxine fleming series 2 of 800 words is currently filming in and around auckland. Where 800 words is different, is that it s actually created and written by james griffin outrageous fortune, the almighty johnsons, and filmed in new zealand, with a lot of kiwis in the cast. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. The majority of carters scenes were filmed in sydney, allowing her not to stray too far from her home base in nsws byron bay. You can escape into this delightful show, filmed mostly in new zealand, or as the character shay calls it, the arse end of the world. The locals of warkworth have been welcoming to the film crew and. George turner spent three months in new zealand filming the show.
The centre is in the waitakere ranges, close to the west auckland beaches of piha and muriwai which are used as locations for the filming of 800. This movie reveals the results of a brown eyeblue eye discrimination exercise created and conducted by 3rd grade teacher, jane elliot. Erik thomson hits out over 800 words cancellation tv week. Warrior princess, a 1990s tv show filmed in new zealand. If youre a fan of the hit tv one or channel seven if youre in aussie or the bbc if youre in the uk production 800 words then a trip to auckland needs to be at the top of your list. Download to watch offline and even view it on a big screen using chromecast.586 1064 671 10 259 433 1222 642 1244 1004 772 359 1171 508 53 43 378 320 1363 1230 526 771 772 1169 470 273 206 382 1278 808 603 943 404 85 519 602 1413 835 1379 1294 1277 566 343