Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 4BC account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 4BC content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

50-year anniversary of this iconic Aussie series

Article image for 50-year anniversary of this iconic Aussie series

Exactly 50 years ago, Skippy the kangaroo bounced onto Aussie TV screens.

The adventures of Sonny Hammond and his bush kangaroo Skippy entertained families across the country from 1968 – 1970.

But hunky helicopter pilot, Jerry King, played by Tony Bonner was a favourite among the ladies.

He joins Chris Smith to commemorate the anniversary of the iconic television series.

“It really came from the very first feature film I was ever in, They’re a Weird Mob.

“The same producers then became the producers and core of Fauna Productions who then created Skippy.”

Listen to the full interview below 

Advertisement