A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Carrie Fisher

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC November 9, 2010

Media arts

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In A Quiet Word With Carrie Fisher, comedian and recovering Star Wars fan, Tony Martin, leads actress, writer and the one-time Princess Leia on a rambling conversation that ...

In A Quiet Word With Carrie Fisher, comedian and recovering Star Wars fan, Tony Martin, leads actress, writer and the one-time Princess Leia on a rambling conversation that takes in her entire career.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Rob Brydon

Season 2 Episode 2 ABC May 7, 2011

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In A Quiet Word With Rob Brydon, comedian Tony Martin leads the BAFTA nominated comic actor and writer on a rambling journey through his remarkable career; from presenting ...

In A Quiet Word With Rob Brydon, comedian Tony Martin leads the BAFTA nominated comic actor and writer on a rambling journey through his remarkable career; from presenting products on the Home Shopping Network, and having his only line cut from his film debut with Sean Connery, to being 'discovered' by Steve Coogan, who produced the early successes Human Remains and Marion and Geoff.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Alan Davies

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC April 2, 2011

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In A Quiet Word With... writer, broadcaster and comedian Tony Martin has exactly that with some of the entertainment world's biggest names. For half an hour, the self ...

In A Quiet Word With... writer, broadcaster and comedian Tony Martin has exactly that with some of the entertainment world's biggest names. For half an hour, the self confessed 'comedy and film nerd' will talk shop with a filmmaker, actor or comedian, who may well be surprised to find themselves answering no questions about their private life and instead confronting long forgotten moments from their lengthy resume. In his first conversation, Martin leads the star of QI, Jonathan Creek and the new culinary comedy Whites, Alan Davies, on a rambling journey through the many twists and turns of his ramshackle career.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Catherine Tate

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC May 14, 2011

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In A Quiet Word With Catherine Tate, comedian Tony Martin leads the British comic actress on a merry dance through her award winning career, from her early work on The Bill - ...

In A Quiet Word With Catherine Tate, comedian Tony Martin leads the British comic actress on a merry dance through her award winning career, from her early work on The Bill - accurately recreated here - to her massively successful three seasons of The Catherine Tate Show and popular tenure as the Doctor's assistant on Doctor Who.

A Quiet Word With
26:28

A Quiet Word With: Rhys Darby

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC April 9, 2011

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Tony Martin leads fellow comedian and New Zealander Rhys Darby on a leisurely stroll through his remarkable and varied career. Darby is the man known around the world as ...

Tony Martin leads fellow comedian and New Zealander Rhys Darby on a leisurely stroll through his remarkable and varied career. Darby is the man known around the world as Murray from Flight of the Conchords.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Ross Noble

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC May 21, 2011

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Tony Martin manages to pin down the award winning stand up comic and self confessed 'randomist' for a surprisingly thoughtful discussion of what it is he actually does. Ross ...

Tony Martin manages to pin down the award winning stand up comic and self confessed 'randomist' for a surprisingly thoughtful discussion of what it is he actually does. Ross attempts to explain his surrealistic thought processes, and recalls highlights and lowlights of his hugely successful career 'talking bollocks' in front of crowds of strangers.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Simon Pegg And Nick Frost

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC April 16, 2011

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Comedian Tony Martin gives actors, writers and fellow comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost a comprehensive going over on the eve of their latest collaboration, the sci fi ...

Comedian Tony Martin gives actors, writers and fellow comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost a comprehensive going over on the eve of their latest collaboration, the sci fi comedy Paul.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Shaun Micallef

Season 2 Episode 5 ABC May 28, 2011

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In a conversation that veers all over the shop, Micallef recalls his early stage performances and their reviews, reveals how he snuck onto national television through the back ...

In a conversation that veers all over the shop, Micallef recalls his early stage performances and their reviews, reveals how he snuck onto national television through the back door, and explains how he has juggled several different 'versions' of himself in his various TV projects.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Richard E Grant

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC June 4, 2011

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This week on A Quiet Word, comedian Tony Martin has a lively chat with the actor/director and memoirist Richard E Grant. Although best known for his roles in the classic ...

This week on A Quiet Word, comedian Tony Martin has a lively chat with the actor/director and memoirist Richard E Grant. Although best known for his roles in the classic comedy Withnail and I, several Robert Altman films and TV's Scarlet Pimpernel, Martin dredges up several credits that Grant himself can barely remember, including his debut as 'Village Yokel' in Penelope Keith's only unsuccessful sitcom.

A Quiet Word With
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A Quiet Word With: Lily Tomlin

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC April 23, 2011

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In A Quiet Word With Lily Tomlin, comedian Tony Martin leads the Oscar nominated actress and comedienne on an entertaining meander through her remarkable career; from her ...

In A Quiet Word With Lily Tomlin, comedian Tony Martin leads the Oscar nominated actress and comedienne on an entertaining meander through her remarkable career; from her breakthrough on TV's Laugh In, to classic movies like Nashville, Nine to Five and All of Me, and her return to TV, with roles in The West Wing and Damages.

A Royal Affair
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A Royal Affair

SBS October 14, 2016

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Intercultural Understanding

11-12
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This is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen's heart and starts a revolution, risking everything in their pursuit of freedom for the Danish people and changing ...

This is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen's heart and starts a revolution, risking everything in their pursuit of freedom for the Danish people and changing a nation forever.

A Royal Night Out
1:33:11

A Royal Night Out

ABC June 11, 2017

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History

11-12
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As peace spreads across Europe following WW2, two young princesses are allowed to join the celebrations in an evening full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance.

As peace spreads across Europe following WW2, two young princesses are allowed to join the celebrations in an evening full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance.

A Season In France
1:36:22

A Season In France

SBS World Movies September 17, 2019

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Abbas, a high school teacher in the Central African Republic, has fled his war-torn country with his two children. They now live in France, where Abbas works at a food market, ...

Abbas, a high school teacher in the Central African Republic, has fled his war-torn country with his two children. They now live in France, where Abbas works at a food market, while applying for political asylum. A French woman, Carole, falls in love with him and offers a roof for him and his family. When Abbas' application is rejected, they face a crucial decision. Original title: Une Saison en France.

A Sensitive Eye
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A Sensitive Eye

SBS October 9, 2010

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A portrait of the Italian photojournalist Francesco Zizoli, whose humanistic work for internationally renowned magazines has won him several World Press Photo awards in recent ...

A portrait of the Italian photojournalist Francesco Zizoli, whose humanistic work for internationally renowned magazines has won him several World Press Photo awards in recent years. The film follows him to Lesotho where he documented the lives of AIDS orphans. His striking images of misery and death are always disturbing and often controversial, though they are infused with compassion and empathy.

A Separation
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A Separation

SBS September 17, 2014

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Intercultural Understanding

11-12
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A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent ...

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

A Serious Game
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A Serious Game

SBS September 11, 2019

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The story of a young couple, the journalist Arvid Stjarnblom and Lydia Stille, who fall madly in love. They are both drawn to the dream of pure, great and untainted love. Yet, ...

The story of a young couple, the journalist Arvid Stjarnblom and Lydia Stille, who fall madly in love. They are both drawn to the dream of pure, great and untainted love. Yet, the dream demands a greater sacrifice than they could ever imagine. A passionate and fiery love story about the choices we have, the ones we don't, the choices we make and the consequences that follow. Original title: Den Allvarsamma Leken. In Swedish.

A Simple Plan
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A Simple Plan

FOXTEL Thriller October 12, 2014

Media arts

Ethical understanding

11-12
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The lives of three small-time townspeople are turned upside down when they discover the wreck of a small plane containing four million dollars in cash next to a dead pilot.

The lives of three small-time townspeople are turned upside down when they discover the wreck of a small plane containing four million dollars in cash next to a dead pilot.

A Single Man
1:36:22

A Single Man

SBS August 23, 2014

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Personal and social capability

11-12
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George Falconer is a middle-aged English professor living in Los Angeles in the early 1960s. Unable to cope with the death of his long-time boyfriend in a car accident, George ...

George Falconer is a middle-aged English professor living in Los Angeles in the early 1960s. Unable to cope with the death of his long-time boyfriend in a car accident, George decides to kill himself. He then proceeds to get all his affairs in order while carrying on with what otherwise would be a normal day.