Hands up all of those out there who have ever watched some TV drama?
Hmm that would be most people on the planet I reckon. Well how many of you are annoyed by the terribly PC tendency to have what I call the “obligatory SBS and you will see some of the most egregious examples of this practice. Heck if you only watched SBS you could be forgiven for thinking that the Australian population is entirely devoid of those of British descent, its not like the modern nation was created by the Poms or anything like that now is it?” casting in so many shows. Look at any show made by or for
That said I was sadly amused by this story , another example of the foolishness of twitter:
Talk about biting the hand that feeds you!
Jay has had a pretty good run over the last few years but the Aussie drama industry is rather small by world standards and frankly any actor who manages to get the number of long running gigs that Jay Laga’aia has over the last few years should count themselves very lucky indeed.He chose to be an actor which is always a very insecure profession and frankly its very bad form to whine about “limited opportunities” when his career is in a bit of a slump.
Anyway why should the Aussie industry have to make a continuing place for another bloody Kiwi?