Veteran Gold Logie winner JOHN WOOD in the TV Blackbox: One on One podcast


Rafferty’s Rules, Blue Heelers and stage theatre performer extraordinaire John Wood speaks to Aaron Ryan about his life and some of the roles that have been fondly cemented into Australian families memories.

John has recently released his memoir titled How I Clawed My Way to the Middle.

Throughout this podcast John Wood talks about:

  • His passion for theatre
  • Why his Dad referred to the theatre as a ‘sissy sport’
  • Tough days working in the abattoir with his Dad
  • His first role on Barrier Reef
  • Why Rafferty’s Rules nearly didn’t star John Wood
  • His thoughts on Pauline Hanson, whom he was with in Dancing with the Stars
  • His Gold Logie
  • Talks of a Blue Heelers reboot
  • Roles he wishes he’d had the chance to play

How I Clawed My Way to the Middle from Penguin Random House is now available in all good bookshops and online through Audible.

Special thanks to John Wood and Emily Cook from Penguin Random House for their support in conducting this interview.

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Aaron Ryan
Aaron Ryan is currently the Broadcast Guide Editor and a News Contributor for TV Blackbox. An experienced media writer, his work has appeared on sites including TV Central and Mumbrella since 2009. Aaron can be heard weekly on Gold and Power FM. For all media enquiries please call 0400-218-566



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