NO REST FOR ROWENA
Rowena Wallace has become Australian television's most-wanted
Even before she tapes her final scene as Sons and Daughters'
arch-bitch Pat the Rat, the silver-maned actress has been snapped
up by producers wanting her significant talents.
The result is four totally different yet equally challenging
jobs which will keep the TV WEEK Logie-winning star busy until
at least March next year.
Not only has she won a major role in the telemovie Relatives,
as announced in TV WEEK recently, but Rowena will also star
in what promises to be one of next year's most controversial
mini-series, Glass Babies.
And she will also be host for two documentaries - one of which
will be her second safari into Third World countries for World
But nobody is more surprised by the sudden demand for her services
than the dedicated actress herself.
"I thought people would associate me so strongly with
Pat the Rat and Sons and Daughters that I might be
sitting around on the shelf for quite a while," a stunned
Rowena tapes her final scene with Sons and Daughters
on September 26 and then begins rehearsals for her vital role
as Doctor Gloria McCrae in PBL Productions' Glass Babies.
Destined to be one of the most topical and talked-about TV
dramas yet made in this country, it focuses on the in-vitro
fertilisation (test-tube baby) and surrogate mother program.
By: Stephen Cook
Source: TV Week