Scripted Ink is a non-profit organisation with board members including writers Jan Sardi, Tim Pye, Katherine Thomson, actress Sigrid Thornton, Australian Writers Guild exec director Jacqueline Elaine and former Foxtel / News Corp CEO Kim Williams.

For one night only, the award-winning actress of stage and screen is coming to Launceston to star in the Australian premiere of the play, Sigrid Thornton photographed by Jennifer Stenglein. She starred in 1983's miniseries All the Rivers Run. She is known for her work with World Vision, the Royal Children's Hospital, Vision Australia, Reach Foundation and other charitable causes. It explores the nature and definition of forgiveness, leaving us with truly unforgettable cinematic moments.”, Thornton’s illustrious career has spanned more than 40 years and seen her perform in film, television and on stage in a diverse range of roles including director of Bruce Beresford’s. It’s unlike any show that I know of in the world. I was young and at a very particular stage of my career. But I have been welcomed so warmly by everyone that is involved.

, we welcome her gradual entrance into the heady world of social media! It’s such a huge show and the stakes are high. GRITTY prison drama Wentworth was the real MVP at the 2018 Logie awards, as the cult pay TV hit took home some major gongs. In 2015/2016 she joined Anthony Warlow on stage in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF after her 2014 stage appearance as Blanche Du Bois in Black Swan’s production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE broke all records for the company with an extended sell out season accompanied by rave reviews. She and her screen star daughter Sigrid discuss their deep and complex mother-daughter bond. Rosalind was the character I played that was in for murder and was a little bit outspoken. Instead she'll appear as a wealthy cosmetics entrepeneur and murder suspect Sonia Stevens. I saved up to buy 
my first album, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, as a child in London. On The Conversation Hour, Jon Faine's co-host today was actor, author, singer, and civil celebrant, Jane Clifton. “Losing main characters with whom the audience may have become identified is, I think, a really good new phenomenon in television, that we’re not afraid to do that,” she says. He was a genuine innovator in all sorts of different ways.

If you missed the Facebook Live cast in May, the full interview has been published here via Youtube.

award for Best Television Contribution to Western Heritage.
Sonia however, is obviously a woman of my age who is sent to Wentworth on remand for murdering a woman who has gone missing. Looking back, the knowledge he gave me in a relatively short space of time was a big deal. There’s a kind of freedom in not knowing where the character is going and is one of the reasons that drew me to the show. [3] Thornton starred in 1981 in Duet for Four.

“I think, really, it is like life and I mean in the world of Wentworth prison, the stakes are enormously high and people are going to drop off the edge.
The Three Big Questions To Come Out Of Nicole Kidman’s Debut Episode Of The Undoing. THE 59TH ANNUAL TV WEEK LOGIE AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED  23 APRIL, 2017 in MELBOURNE. Take a journey through the life of a true trailblazing Queensland woman, Merle Thornton – an Australian feminist activist, author and academic. After a long break, the 1980s empress of Australian miniseries, Sigrid Thornton has returned to positively kill it with all of the bird-on-barbiturate mannerisms of the late-career diva. Listen to Sigrid & Joel's Interview on 702ABC with Richard Glover: Listen to Sigrid's interview with Wave FM Wollongong's Emma and Travis: Sigrid is featured in "Living Legends of Television" - a 24 page lift out syndicated across Australian newspapers.

Thornton, who also starred in Wentworth forerunner Prisoner, thinks the death of central characters is an important aspect of modern TV shows. Merle Thornton is a battler, an academic, an author and a woman who has made history.

There are so many great, diverse characters and performers. Featuring 2019 Chauvel Recipient Sigrid Thornton in conversation with Jenny Cooney. It’s been 34 years since we fell in love with her in The Man From Snowy River. Once they passed on the project, Nine stepped into the frame. “People are going to leave the prison but they are also going to drop off the edge in various ways and I think that keeps the show alive and rich and it keeps it fresh as well. Foxtel Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh said. Prison prospects: Wentworth's Danielle Cormack (left) and Sigrid Thornton at the Foxtel launch of their line-up for next year.