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Clips (2)

  1. A short excerpt from Series One of the Topp Twins show.

  2. A second short excerpt from Series One of the Topp Twins show.

Synopsis

National treasures The Topp Twins (aka twins Lynda and Jules Topp) have performed as a country-music singing comedy duo for more than 25 years. In the late 90s they created their own TV series which ran for three seasons and showcased their iconic cast of Kiwi characters. These excerpts from series one feature a Topp day at the beach where a beefy Mt Maunganui lifeguard rubs lotion onto Lynda's body; and Camp Leader competes in a Tauranga triathalon - her unconventional swimsuit includes a neon pink floatation aid and jelly sandals for running shoes.

Background

A Perspective by Bianca Zander 28.09.2010

Lesbian twin sisters who dress up as men, sing country music and yodel? On paper, the idea of the Topp Twins seems like a bad joke with fringe appeal, or at the very least, inconceivable. And yet, from humble beginnings in the coffee lounges of ...

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Credits (3)

 Arani Cuthbert
 Jools Topp
 Lynda Topp

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