Coastal couple on camera

Angela and Vincenzo Palumbo, of Spearwood, are likely to grace TV screens this year.
Angela and Vincenzo Palumbo, of Spearwood, are likely to grace TV screens this year.

The episode, one of eight in the series, will tell stories from the State’s South-West. While the show’s producer was scarce with details ” it is months until the show screens ” it’s believed the episode will involve stories of Fremantle Port, including that of Italian brides who met their husbands-to-be at the port for the very first time.

Local pair Vincenzo and Angela Palumbo took part in filming earlier this year.

Ms Palumbo arrived in Fremantle in April 1963 as a 19-year-old from Italy to marry Vincenzo, although it was not the first time the couple had met.

Vincenzo’s cousin actually married Angela’s sister prior to their own marriage. Ms Palumbo recalled her nerves on arrival. ‘I remember his whole family waiting for me and that Fremantle was quiet compared to Italy,’ she said.

Five decades and four children later, Ms Palumbo said she was happy with the move.

‘Living in Coolbellup and now Spearwood is good because we’ve been close to the beach. We go to Fremantle a lot.’