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Sugar and Spice
Genre Children's television
Directed by John Gauci
Starring Radha Mitchell
Michelle Kearley
Penelope Shelton
Louise Hall
Eamon A. Kelly
Matthew Newton
Susan Ellis
Composer(s) Peter Moscos
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 20
Executive producer(s) John Gauci
Producer(s) Frank Brown, Louise Hall, John Gauci; Film Victoria, Revcom Television
Editor(s) Alan Ryan, John Gauci
Camera setup Philip Gross
Running time 25 minutes
Original network ABC TV
Original release 1988 (1988) – 1989 (1989)

Sugar and Spice is an Australian children's television series that was broadcast on ABC TV between 1988 and 1989.

Starring Radha Mitchell as Pixie Robinson and Michelle Kearley as Molly Wilson, the series was set in the 1920s and revolved around two eleven-year-old girls from the Australian bush, who were sent to live with Pixie's grandmother to attend the same private high-school in the city.

The Complete Series was recently released onto DVD in 2008 by Force Entertainment.



  • Radha Mitchell as Pixie Robertson
  • Michelle Kearley as Molly Wilson


  • Howard Bell as Mr Robertson
  • Louise Siversen as Mrs Beatrice Robertson
  • Colwyn Roberts as Mr Wilson
  • Ruth Yaffe as Mrs Edna Wilson
  • Penelope Shelton as Grandma
  • Louise Hall as Aunt Vera
  • Susan Ellis as Anne
  • Eamonn Kelly as Jimmy
  • Matthew Newton as Freddo


  • Earl Francis as Captain Jack
  • Esme Melville as Mrs Watson


  • Judith Graham as Mrs Meyer
  • Marijke Mann as Miss Orrick
  • Victor Kazan as Jacques Chevrier
  • Lindy McConchie (Davini Malcolm) as Miss Pittman


  • Vivienne Walshe as Marguerite Chevrier
  • Rana Melville-Smith as Louise
  • Belinda Hutchinson as Lucy Forrest
  • Penelope MacGowan as Elsie
  • Georgia Falcke as Mary
  • Samantha Payne as Esmerelda
  • Bindi Edwards as Myrtle
  • Sarah Young as Edith
  • Nathalie Woolcock as Ruth
  • Kyra Opray as Meg
  • Emily Chen as Emily
  • Elizabeth Catherall as Edna
  • Kirsten Geary as Ruby
  • Sandra Willis as Sandra

Episode list

  1. Going Ready or Not.
  2. The Arrival
  3. Froggy
  4. The Best of Enemies
  5. Guiding Hands
  6. The Haunted House
  7. A String of Pearls
  8. The Picnic
  9. To See or Not to See
  10. The Barnstormer
  11. What's Cooking
  12. Birds, Bees and Rabiits
  13. Money Troubles
  14. The Camp Out
  15. The Substitute
  16. Creating a New Molly
  17. Exam time
  18. True or False
  19. Ending or Beginnings


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