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Prisoner Recaptured Event

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

On Saturday the 4th April 2009, fans got together at Birmingham Library Theatre for “Prisoner Recaptured” – the largest exhibition of original Prisoner memorabilia at a fan convention. The memoribilia on show included over 500 items such as original inmates and officers costumes, props, newspaper and magazine articles, over 100 rare and original publicity stills from throughout the series and a selection of transparencies, mug shots, posters, scripts and cast & crew items. The big screen featured messages from Amanda Muggleton recorded exclusively for the event, a look at filming locations then and now and other rare footage.

There was a silent auction for a number of signed prints. The event also included a quiz, fancy dress competition and the opportunity to have a mugshot taken in an original inmates jacket. (more…)

Wentworth Building Photos 2009

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

During the recent Prisoner reunion party in Melbourne, forum member George Lucas took some photos of the Wentworth building, which is the side of the Global TV Studios (then Grundy Studios). George’s photos are below his review, posted with permission, thanks George!.

“It was a fantastic afternoon and it seemed everyone present was having a good time. It was well organised and must have been a nightmare for Val and her helpers to co-ordinate but I think they did a great job. The day began with everyone lining up outside and then around the inside of the front gate and then being ushered into the big marquee that contained seating for the 216+ guests and all the stars. There were plasma/lcd screens up all around the marquee showing the first run of episodes. There was a main stage where Margo was MC alongside Val. (more…)