JULIE ECKERSLEY ECKERSLEY, DEAD GORGEOUS
their best interest she’ll pop up unexpectedly – pop her head through a wall, perhaps! – and say ‘ Hmmm, is that really the choice you want to make here?’ The description I was given of Agatha when I auditioned was ‘ She’s the aunt everyone wanted to have combined with a Yoda of the afterlife’!
You’ve got an eclectic cast on this show – some veterans of stage and screen alongside the relative newcomers playing the sisters.
They’re so great! And they worked so hard, because not only were they in so many scenes but they also had their schoolwork to do on top of that and I never, ever heard any grumbling. They enjoyed every moment of it, even when they were worn out. Then you’ve got two of the most fabulous stage performers in Australia in Gerry Connolly and Julie Forsythe – it’s a pretty amazing group of people.