"The Strange Calls" is a six-part TV drama series written and directed by Daley Pearson and produced by Tracey Robertson and co-produced by Leigh McGrath for Hoodlum and the ABC. Bumbling city cop Toby Banks (Toby Truslove) is demoted to night duty in the sleepy beachside village of Coolum. Working out of a run-down caravan on the outskirts of town, he meets Gregor (Barry Crocker), town cleaner, board game collector and paranormal authority. They team up to investigate The Strange Calls – bizarre late-night phone calls that expose the paranormal mysteries haunting the sleepy town. A place where men turn into chickens, mermaids fall in love with locals and cats return from the grave.
Runtime: 30 minutes
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Patrick Brammall (born 30 March 1977) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles as Sean Moody in the ABC comedy A Moody Christmas; as Leo Taylor in Season 5 of the Channel Ten series, Offspring; and as Sergeant James Hayes in the ABC series Glitch.
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Patrick Brammall graduated from VCA in 2001. His breakthrough role was in the 2004 television movie The Alice, which led to a starring role in the spin-off series in 2005. He also had a starring role in television series Canal Road in 2008. This was followed by many roles in television series, short films and theatre. In 2010, he played Griff's brother Tim in the gentle comedy Griff the Invisible. In 2012, Brammall had a starring role in two ABC comedy series – The Strange Calls as Sgt Neil Lloyd, and A Moody Christmas as Sean Moody (for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Performance in a Television Comedy). In 2013, Brammall reprised the role of Sean Moody for the eight-part series, The Moodys. He also wrote episode 5 of the series, and was consequently nominated for an Australian Writers' Guild award for Best Narrative Comedy. In 2013 he acted in The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting, a sketch comedy show for the ABC, before going on to play Rupert Murdoch in the Nine Network miniseries, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch War, which went to air in September 2013. Brammall also has a starring role in the ABC comedy series Upper Middle Bogan as Danny Bright, which premiered in August 2013. The second season premiered in October 2014. In 2014, Brammall joined the main cast of the Network Ten series Offspring, playing the role of midwife Leo Taylor. He also has a co-starring role in the Josh Lawson written and directed comedy feature, The Little Death. In 2015, he starred in both the film Ruben Guthrie and the Stan series No Activity.
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