Rebecca Gibney ‘BEING BACK WITH ERIK IS SUCH A JOY!'
Woman's Day Australia|September 20, 2021
The iconic actress shares her journey leading up to the Rafters reboot
Wade Sellers

It’s been eight years since we said goodbye to the Rafter family, but now the much-loved gang is returning home once again in the Amazon Prime reboot, Back To The Rafters, and its main star, Rebecca Gibney, couldn’t be happier.

“It was so wonderful to see everyone again. I have missed not only all of the actors but the characters as well,” Rebecca, 56, tells Woman’s Day. “I love Julie and Dave, so to be reunited with Erik [Thomson] and the cast, it was such a joy.”

Set six years after 2013’s finale, which saw Dave, Julie, and daughter Ruby hit the road, the Rafters have taken up residence in a country town, and while their new idyllic life is all smooth sailing at the start, it doesn’t take long for the drama to come knocking.

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