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Irene

Debut bush saga rich in charm and menace

LIKE a cobra rising from a snake charmer's basket, Snake is mesmerising: beautiful in its own way yet full of fear and menace; obliging the onlooker to confront an elusive and rarely glimpsed terror.

Sunday, 20 February, 2000, 12:00am

It's a Family affair on the Valley dirt

FAMILY Of Wah Yuen will be very hard to beat in the opening event on tonight's Happy Valley equitrack card.

The artificial surface lends itself to course specialists and there are two in opposition in this Class Four dash round the minimum trip of 1,030 metres.

14 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Long-running saga of Nyree the showstopper

EVEN close up, at one of the best tables in the house, the Hilton Playhouse regular couldn't believe her ears on opening night.

''Of course they were miming,'' she insisted with a nod at the stage where David Timson and Bill Fellows had just done a terrific number.

20 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Mad Dogs gets licence for howling good time

SHOUT it from the rooftops, folks. Better still, go out and paint the town red. Mad Dogs Central was yesterday granted a liquor licence.

15 Jul 1993 - 12:00am