Living with MS
Enough rope discussion
Enough rope discussion
Living with MS
Andrew talks with cartoonist Michael Leunig and controversial singer Pink. In Show and Tell Andrew speaks with Tana Macqueen about living with Multiple Sclerosis.
Peter Thompson, one of this country's most respected interviewers, invites along some of the most fascinating people in the country and records their conversation in the stunning Brisbane Powerhouse.
This one-hour film, by Liz Mermin, tracks a unique development project that began in the summer of 2004 when a group of volunteer American hairstylists, financed by the beauty industry, arrived in Afghanistan to open a beauty school.
Studio interview program getting behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode's Talking Head is Margaret Olley.
Chief Yapa, Joel, Posen, Albi and Jimmy Joseph continue their tour of the UK with a look at the English 'working class'. In this second episode, the five tribesmen from Tanna travel to Manchester for a taste of British urban life with Julie and Ray De Silva and their two sons. Visiting their first British city is an exciting and eye-opening experience for the islanders but they are saddened to see homeless people living on the streets. How, they ask, can a city with so much wealth have so many homeless?
When Len Ainsworth started out he knew nothing of poker machines or gaming. He was a dentist's son with a mechanical bent who was meant to be studying to be a doctor. When someone suggested he build a poker machine he replied: 'What's a poker machine?' From building an international empire, to giving it all away to his family following a cancer diagnosis, this private family, for the very first time, has allowed filmmaker Simon Target into their lives to tell a fascinating personal story.
Studio interview program getting behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode's Talking Head is Les Hiddins.
This week on Talking Heads Peter Thompson is joined by a woman who's become Australia's most passionate ambassador for all things Greek. Maria Benardis was born in Australia but spent her early childhood with her grandmother on the remote Greek island of Psara. At an extremely tumultuous time in her young life, she found sanctuary in a secret vegetable and herb garden she set up overlooking the sea.
This week on Talking Heads, Peter Thompson chats with Geraldine Cox AM, the President, Director and 'Big Mum' of the Sunrise Village Orphanages in Cambodia. Geraldine's life reads like a thick airport paperback - war zones, exotic locations, diplomatic cocktail parties, lots of men, love, prostitutes and sex, a bloody coup, adoption (multiple efforts), teenage rebellion, hedonism and selflessness, meetings with kings, generals and prime ministers. She could be described as part sinner, part saint. She's done it all and tells it with an extraordinary frankness.
Looks at disability in Australia from a unique point of view - a crew of disabled sailors are competing in the most famous ocean race in the world, the Sydney to Hobart. Tonight, the selection trials are coming to a close and final crew for the 2009 Sydney to Hobart crew will be chosen; which disabled sailor will have their ticket to Hobart? Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
Why are more Australians drawn to the shores of Gallipoli each year? The Dawn Service at Anzac Cove, once a modest gathering of souls, has become an event on a scale that rivals the original invasion. The gentle, grassy slopes of this Turkish landmark are thronged with the relatives of those who fought and died, veterans of other conflicts, the merely curious, and a generation of backpackers paying their respects as they circle the globe. In 2006, Andrew Denton went to meet some of these pilgrims, to listen to their stories, to ask why they had made the journey and what they were learning from it.
Studio interview program that goes behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode's Talking Head is Yvonne Kenny.
Studio interview program that goes behind the 'public face' of fascinating men and women in our society. This episode's Talking Head is Peter Sculthorpe.
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