Best on the Box

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 -

SCT, 8.45PM

Win­ners & Losers started as an en­sem­ble piece, but Melissa Ber­g­land ( pic­tured) has ar­guably be­come its most cru­cial per­former. Ber­g­land shines when dra­matic chal­lenges are thrown her way and she’s in the midst of her most try­ing sto­ry­line yet – her character Jenny deal­ing with the news she has a ge­netic fault that in­creases her risk of de­vel­op­ing breast can­cer. “At the end of the day I just hope to tell the story with hon­esty and in­tegrity,” Ber­g­land says. The ac­tor should feel se­cure in the knowl­edge her per­for­mance is A- grade. Tonight, when Jenny opens her eyes from surgery, she’s in for a shock.

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