Miriam Margolyes’ Australian road trip is coming to ABC

17 October 2019.

Actor and grey nomad Miriam Margolyes takes a 10,000 kilometre, two-month journey across the country in upcoming ABC series Almost Australian.

The Harry Potter actress and her partner, retired Australian academic Heather Sutherland, have been together since 1967.Advertisements

The couple split their time between Australia and the UK. Then in 2013, on Australia Day, Miriam became an Australian citizen at the age of 71. She considers the occasion as “a day of supreme happiness and real joy.”

However, it also made her realise how little she knew about the place she could now call home. This is despite having come and gone from Australia for nearly 40 years.

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