Who are the cast members of Acropolis Now?
Acropolis Now was an Australian television sitcom set in a fictional Greek cafe, called the “Acropolis Cafe” in Melbourne that ran for 63 episodes broadcast from 9 August 1989 to 4 November 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos, George Kapiniaris and Simon Palomares, who also starred in the series.
Who was the original wog in Acropolis Now?
The jam-packed show will include the original “wog” himself George Kapiniaris, who first co-created the “Ethnic Shows” and concepts and was the star of “Acropolis Now”. George also has a huge body of work including a number of feature films, sit-coms, starring in musical theatre and is an award-winning actor and stand up comedian.
Who is the actress who plays Effie in Acropolis Now?
The show itself did not win any awards, but Mary Coustas won the 1993 Logie for Most Popular Comedy Performer for her role as Effie. Acropolis Now has been released as a complete series boxset by Crawfords Online Store.
Who are the Greek waiters in Acropolis Now?
Memo (Kapiniaris) is the traditional Greek waiter, Liz is the liberated Australian waitress. Skip is the naïve new cook from the bush and Manolis is the stubborn cook from the old cafe. The show’s humour arises from the clash of cultures and beliefs.
Who is the owner of the Acropolis Cafe?
He opened a coffee house and named it the ‘Acropolis’ cafe. Now, 23 years later Kostas is going home to Greece for a long overdue holiday. He leaves his cafe in the hands of his son Jim and his friend Rick joins him to manage the finances.
What happens to Kostas and Rick in Acropolis Now?
Now, 23 years later Kostas is going home to Greece for a long overdue holiday. He leaves his cafe in the hands of his son Jim and his friend Rick joins him to manage the finances. Jim soon turns the quiet cafe into a happening place for young people.