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The Power, The Passion is an Australian television daytime soap opera produced by the Seven Network in 1989.

The Power, The Passion
Created byBevan Lee
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes168
Executive producer(s)Des Monaghan
Producer(s)Oscar Whitbread
Original networkSeven Network
Original release20 March 1989 –
1 February 1990

The series was devised to lure audiences away from American imports such as The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless but failed to make an impact and was cancelled due to low ratings after 168 episodes.

The cast included:

Julian McMahon made his TV debut in the series. At one point the program included a gay male character, Steven (Joseph Spano). The character was killed off after a few months.[1]


  1. ^ Howes, Keith. (1998, February). "Gays of Our Lives". Outrage, Number 177, 38-49.

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