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Cactus Logo125BREAKING NEWS AS WE GO TO AIR:
The political satire “How Green Was My Cactus”,  has become the longest running series in the history of Australian radio, breaking the record set by the legendary drama “Blue Hills.”  ”Cactus “ has been on air since 3rd November 1986.  Robyn has created all the female characters since the first recording! “Cactus” is now celebrating 30 years on air! All the male characters are created by Keith Scott (the man of 400 voices).
Set on a mythical place called “Cactus Island” the show parodies our politicians, tall poppies, pop stars and media personalities. In the beginning, “Cactus Island” was ruled by “King Bonza the Charismatic” and “Queen Hayseed the Grouse”.  (When Hazel Hawke first heard the parody she said,  ”It’s close enough to be uncomfortable!”
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Some of Robyn’s “CACTUS” characters include:  Queen Hayseed the Grouse, Queen Neeta the Clogged, First Lady Janette the Unfussy, Queen Bessie of Buckinghuge Palace, Amanda Vanshape, PM Maggot Hatcher, Lip Lip Chin, Sandra Sultry, Bronwyn Bigjobs, Pauline Hatful, Judge Cranky, Penny Ping Pong, Jewellery Bishop, Christine Mildew, (Ex) PM Julia Buzzard!

The Record Breaking Recording Session!

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BACKGROUND:
“Cactus” is the most popular, most awarded and longest-running syndicated comedy in the history of Australian radio and has been entertaining millions of Australians for almost 28 years.
 CACTUS TEAM:
• Written by Doug Edwards of TRIFFIQUE PRODUCTIONS   www.cactus.com.au
• Recorded by Bill Dowling at TSD Studios in Sydney  www.tsd.com.au
• Voiced created by Keith Scott  www.keithscott.com  and Robyn Moore  (Kev Golsby and Matt Wills were part of the team in the early years).
• Distributed by Bruce Ferrier at Grace Gibson Productions.  ”Cactus” is broadcast weekdays on many stations throughout Australia. If you would like to sponsor “Cactus” on your local station please contact Bruce Ferrier  www.gracegibson.com.au
AWARDS:
“Cactus” has won 5 AWGIES (the  Australian Writers’ Guild annual awards) for Best Comedy Script…and four CRA – RAWARDS (the radio industry’s most respected award) for “Best Syndicated Program”. “How Green Was My Cactus”.

The Awards:  "Best Syndicated Program".

The Awards: “Best Syndicated Program”

Recording at TSD Studio in Sydney

Recording at TSD Studio in Sydney

The Cactus Team: Keith, Robyn, Doug, Bill, Bruce

The Cactus Team: Keith, Robyn, Doug, Bill, Bruce

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