Total Running Time 147 Minutes, 12 Episodes (approx 12 mins each)
DAD AND DAVE FROM SNAKE GULLY first went to air in 1937. In a quintessential Australian drama, these archetypal characters displayed a recognisable brand of bush humour which the public lapped up.
Created by radio actor and producer George Edwards the series ran for 16 years - an astonishing 2,276 episodes - finishing shortly after Edward's death in 1953. Known also as the 'Man with a thousand voices', Edwards voiced the part of Dad Rudd, along with up to 10 other characters! Dave was played by John Saul, and Mum was played by Nell Stirling (Co-creator of Dad and Dave from Snake Gully, and married to George Edwards).
6 episodes from 1939 - episodes 334, 335, 341, 342, 343, 344
A bushfire threatens the community of Snake Gully.
Dad, Dave and Alf plan a fishing trip.
Dave and Mabel get engaged.
6 episodes from 1941 - episodes 533,534,535,537,538,539
Christmas Day in Snake Gully
Producer/Lead Actor: George Edwards
Total Running Time: 147 Minutes