Reliable Memoirs

Over the Top with Jim received a kind word from Finch Publishing in Sydney which awards a $10,000 prize each year for an unpublished memoir.

Interviewed by Kelly Higgins-Devine on 612 ABC Local Radio (Monday 12 October 2015) publisher Rex Finch said that Hugh Lunn’s Over the Top with Jim (still in print) “was phenomenal in terms of its breadth of appeal.…

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Good News – books available

Hughie has been under the house cleaning and found some copies of More Over the Top With Jim and On the Road to Anywhere the story of how he wrote OTTWJ. For 10 years he had listed them as “sold out”.…

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Lunch with Mal Anderson

Tennis champ Mal Anderson and Hugh Lunn will speak at a Lunch in the Queensland village of Blackbutt on 21 November. Funds raised will go towards a statue of Blackbutt’s most famous son Roy Emerson, 12 times Grand Slam singles winner.…

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Royal Visitors

King Wally Lewis and his best mate Gene Miles turned up unannounced at QPAC rehearsals in March to see what State of Origin The Musical was all about.
They stayed for an hour.
The highlight was when young Tom Oliver, the actor playing Wally, sang a new song in front of the real King Wally.…

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May 2015

State of Origin The Musical hits the rehearsal room.
Good news. I never thought it would happen, but my Play State of Origin The Musical has finally been performed – at least 45 minutes of it has – with QPAC (the Queensland Performing Arts complex) providing support which included a producer, Paul Dellit, and two weeks in a rehearsal room.…

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25th anniversary of Over the Top with Jim

November 2014 is a time to CELEBRATE. On the 13th it will be 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down – and the launch of Over the Top with Jim at the Boomerang Theatre, Annerley in Brisbane. Yet, while some say “books have the shelf life of yoghurt”, Over the Top is still in print today with ABC Books – and is now included in The Big Book of Lunn along with its sequel Head Over Heels.

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