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Encyclopedia > Effie, Just Quietly

Effie, Just Quietly was a satirical series that screened on Special Broadcasting Service in 2001. The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is one of two government funded Australian public broadcasting radio and television networks, the other being the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). ... This article is about the year 2001. ...

It featured the iconoclastic Effie, who is undoubtedly Australia's own suburban Greek Australian hair goddess, who naively interrogates the inherent and often ludicrous contradictions in our everyday attitudes and prejudices. Effie is an outrageous comedic character played by Australian actress Mary Coustas. ... A Greek-Australian is a Greek living in Australia, it includes those Greeks with Australian citizenship and also permanent residents it does not necessarily include those of Greek descent whereby many generations of such have been absorbed into common Australian culture. ... The Oricoli bust of Zeus, King of the Gods, in the collection of the Vatican Museum. ...

The series contains six half-hour episodes. It was produced by Robyn Kershaw and directed by Warren Coleman and Shawn Seet.

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