25 Years of Shortland Street: Amanda Billing

By Nicky Harrop for New Zealand on Screen

As Shortland Street turns 25, New Zealand on Screen opens the archives to bring us 25 years of trivia.
Amanda Billing wasn't ready to let go of Sarah Potts when her character was killed off.
Amanda Billing wasn't ready to let go of Sarah Potts when her character was killed off.

As Shortland Street turns 25, New Zealand on Screen opens the archives to bring us 25 years of trivia.

A ten-year run saw her character become one of Shortland Street's most popular. Her storylines gripped the nation - even former PM Helen Clark was prompted to speculate whether she would ever find happiness in love - and her death easily among the show's most-mourned.

Here Amanda Billing speaks of the pain of leaving Sarah Potts behind.



Are you a Shortland Street superfan? Take our quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

- NZ Herald

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