Studio interview program that goes behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode features Peter Cosgrove.
Studio interview program getting behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode features Dick Smith.
Iconoclasts is a series that pairs up innovators from film, literature, architecture, fashion, food, music and business, who respect and admire each other. Here actor/filmmaker Sean Penn and author/adventurer Jon Krakauer travel to Alaska to retrace the fateful journey of a young man Krakauer wrote about in his book Into the Wild, which Penn adapted for the screen and then directed.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson's guest is an Australian legend. On the one hand, Victor Bray's gourmet tomatoes have been praised by Stephanie Alexander and food writers, and on the other hand he's much loved by folk who like their cars to go 400 kilometres an hour.
Peter comes up with an irresistible pitch on unlikely Rolling Stone subject - Lionel Ritchie. Peter has discovered that Ritchie is wildly popular in Iraq and throughout the Middle East. Could he be the voice of peace? Peter lands a golden interview with him that gets published in the magazine.
Studio interview program getting behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode features is Ben Cropp.
Peter Thompson chats with beloved Australian actress Lorrae Desmond.
Peter Thompson chats to Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
Andrew Denton talks to Louise Yaxley and Alexis Rhodes - cyclists involved in the accident in Germany last year. James Blunt performs.
Luke Hunt is a 43 year old journalist based in Hong Kong. Having worked for Agence France-Presse (AFP) for the past 14 years, Luke is about to swap the security of a weekly wage for the life of a freelance journalist. Armed with his stills camera, his computer and his desire to succeed, Luke's first freelance assignment takes him to familiar territory, Cambodia, to cover the upcoming elections.
Russell is on a high, securing a big assignment to interview Lupe Fiasco but his world unravels when he asks a controversial question and is requested by the artist to be removed from the assignment. His mentor is unimpressed by his new briefcase advising him to A) show up on time and B) finish an article.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is a scientist who has spent a good part of her life studying what it is that makes each of us unique. Professor Susan Greenfield, regarded as one of the most influential and inspirational women in the world, is a leading expert on the human brain. Find out why Baroness Greenfield thinks computer games and virtual lives are physically altering our brains and the way we function.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Australian actor John Bell. John Bell was a shy kid with a stutter who became the theatrical powerhouse behind The Bell Shakespeare Company. He also contributed to the development of Australian theatre, opening the famous Nimrod Theatre in the 1970s and championing Australian plays. On Talking Heads, this great Australian actor and director discusses a lifelong passion for Shakespeare that was ignited at age 15.
Andrew Denton talks to Maggie Taberrer, and Lano and Woodley 'show and tell'.
Mark Davis is a senior journalist for SBS television's flagship current affairs program, Dateline. His approach as an independent journalist, shooting as a one-man band with a flexible agenda, has helped Mark deliver compelling, intimate stories not often seen. The ability to move quickly and cheaply gave Mark his first break - a piece on the then unknown Taliban for Foreign Correspondent.
The good times roll when Colin and Pete win the assignment to cover Lollapalooza, where they interview and hang with the hottest names in music.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with one of Australia's most prominent silks, Julian Burnside QC. Today Julian is a millionaire philanthropist who can command almost $9000 a day to appear in court, but depending on the cause, often charges nothing.
Interviews that are definitely worth tuning in for - the famous and the not-so-famous. This special features Billy Connolly.
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