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Wayne Tourell

Director, Producer

The TVNZ Producer's Course of 1970. From left, back row: Peter Sharp, ?, Donald Hope Evans, Wayne Tourell, Alan Lyne, John Whitwell, Michael Noonan, and Bob Blair. Front: David McPhail, Peter Coates, Roy Melford, Murray Reece and Mike Mune.

Kindly supplied by Peter Coates

Extras on the set of Hanlon.

Photograph taken by Graham Wallace. Kindly provided by Wayne Tourell

A behind the scenes shot taken near Dunedin, for 1985 TV series Hanlon. Cameraman Michael O'Connor is hanging off the car, while actor Bill Ewens is behind the wheel. In the back seat are soundman Neil Newcombe and director Wayne Tourell (half obscured).

Photographer: Graham Wallace. Kindly provided by Wayne Tourell

A shot taken during filming of the Emmy-nominated Minnie Dean episode of Hanlon. Atop the crane is camera operator Michael O'Connor. The scene was shot on the Weka Pass Railway in North Canterbury.

Photograph by Graham Wallace. Kindly provided by Wayne Tourell

A behind the scenes shot from 1987 series Steel Riders: from left to right, dialogue coach Shirley Duke, director Wayne Tourell and actor Fraser Stephen-Smith.

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The Hanlon crew filming outside the Parliamentary Library.

Photograph taken by Graham Wallace. Kindly provided by Wayne Tourell

A shot taken in the town of Stillwater: the director's chair for Wayne Tourell, which travelled across New Zealand during the six-month shoot for Tourell's passion project Hanlon.

Photograph by Graham Wallace. Kindly provided by Brian Walden