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Oz children’s TV series “Trouble X 7″ will kick off the first soundstage at Sydney’s Serenity Cove studios.

Produced by Jonathan Shiff and pre-sold to the Seven web, it will also be the first longform drama to be housed at the lot.

The first two purpose-built stages at Serenity Cove, at Kurnell on Botany Bay, will open in May. Plan is to expand to 10 stages plus offices, workshops, café/function center, child care center and gym.

Two more stages will be complete by the end of this year, with the rest coming on line in 2006.

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