A millionaire leaves their luxury life behind and lives undercover in a deprived area of the UK. Living on a limited budget. they must work and find individuals and projects who they think deserve a cut of their fortune.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is a writer, broadcaster and filmmaker whose groundbreaking work has changed Australian attitudes and influenced social policy. Peter Thompson talks to Anne Deveson about her early days in Australia as a war refugee, her adult years in post-war Europe and the relationship that persuaded her to make a life down under.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson talks to distinguished veterans of the Australian stage and screen, husband and wife Terry Norris and Julia Blake. They have even appeared together as 'husband and wife' on screen, in the acclaimed Paul Cox film Innocence. On Talking Heads they recall their parallel careers with a lot of laughs, a few tears and plenty of ribbing.
Andrew talks to Musical diva, Marcia Hines and the Booker Prize winning author of Vernon God Little, DBC Pierre.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by one of the most talented musicians Australia has ever produced, Paul Grabowsky. Grabowsky was playing the piano as a toddler and grew up wanting to be an orchestra conductor. But along the way was seduced by jazz.
In 1997 Madeleine Albright was appointed the first female Secretary of State of the United States - at that time, the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, she served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Ashley Judd is an actress who has carefully managed to have a career working in both independent and Hollywood films. She is also a committed activist and has been since her college days.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Tetsuya Wakuda, the chef whose Sydney restaurant consistently rates in the world's top ten. Talking Heads follows the journey of this extraordinary man who went from being a fish boner to an internationally acclaimed 'master of cuisine' in little more than a decade.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats to charismatic lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson QC. Robertson has had a glittering career in international human rights law and as a television host. Yet, in a remarkably candid interview he reveals that he would rather have been a historian.
The team search for a stone fortress built by the U.S. Cavalry to protect frontier settlers in the Wild West.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is speaking to the author and artist responsible for some of the most imaginative children's books ever published.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson's guest is Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, the Australian nutritionist who ignored the early sceptics and showed there is a link between weight control and the Glycemic Index.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with footy and fishing afficionado Rex Hunt. A former policeman and Victorian Football League (VFL) player, these days he is a highly successful businessman, passionate environmentalist and media personality.
Andrew Denton talks to actor David Wenham, author Lee Stringer and Beaconsfield paramedic, Paul Featherstone.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson barely manages to contain the enthusiasm of scientist Professor Harry Messel. Professor Messel developed one of the world's leading university physics departments, pioneered the introduction of computers into this country and changed the way science is taught in Australia.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson talks to renowned actor John Wood. Wood's been described as having the mind of an artist and the body of a labourer. He is excellent at playing the laconic Aussie, but is the sort of bloke who reads Shakespeare and Chaucer to relax.
Wynton Marsalis and John Besh are both natives of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz and Creole cooking. Marsalis has nine Grammy Awards, and is the first jazz musician to receive the Pulitzer Prize. Inspired by Louisiana's rich culinary traditions, John Besh was awarded Food and Wine's 'Top 10 Best New Chefs in America', and the James Beard Award for 'Best Chef of the Southeast.'
Time Team America heads to the picturesque and remote canyons of southern Utah to examine what remains of the Fremont Indians who lived there 1,000 years ago.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats to one of the world's highest selling singers, Tina Arena. Her sales status may come as a surprise to many Australians who remember her as Tiny Tina, the child star of Young Talent Time (YTT). In the decades since, she's reinvented herself as a smouldering chanteuse and enjoyed amazing success, especially in France.
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