Shirrefs, Mark

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(1952-    ) Australian scriptwriter and author, generally in collaboration with John Thomson (1953-    ), with whom he has adapted his Young Adult Television series, the first being the Tomorrow sequence: The Girl from Tomorrow (1990) adapts The Girl from Tomorrow (1989), and Tomorrow's End (1991) adapts Tomorrow's End (1991), both with Thomson and both concerning a young girl from the future kidnapped and sent back to the present in a Time Machine, where she has experiences. Both authors also collaborated on the two Spellbinder sequences: Spellbinder: Rianna's World (1995) and Spellbinder: Paul's World (1995) are Tied to Spellbinder (1993-1994) and Spellbinder 2: Land of the Dragon Lord (1997) and Spellbinder 2: Lost Between Worlds (1997), both also with Jill Wayment, are tied to Spellbinder 2 (1997). Both series, set partly in Australia and partly in various Alternate Worlds, have a wide range of Technologies and Inventions on display, along with Robots and imaginative Weapons. [JC]

Mark Shirrefs

born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: 1952

died

works

series

Tomorrow

  • The Girl from Tomorrow (Sydney, New South Wales: Hodder and Stoughton, 1990) with John Thomson [tie to the series: Tomorrow: pb/]
  • Tomorrow's End (Sydney, New South Wales: Hodder and Stoughton, 1991) with John Thomson [tie to the series: Tomorrow: pb/]

Spellbinder

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