What it's really like to perform Hamlet
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What it's really like to perform Hamlet

Clip from An Obsession With Hamlet

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A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
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Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

Clip from Inside The Actors Studio

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It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Nothing Rhymes With Ngapartji
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Nothing Rhymes With Ngapartji

ABC July 3, 2011

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Follows the journey of acclaimed Pitjantjatjara actor, Trevor Jamieson, as he returns to his traditional country to perform his hit stage show - Ngapartji Ngapartji - to an ...

Follows the journey of acclaimed Pitjantjatjara actor, Trevor Jamieson, as he returns to his traditional country to perform his hit stage show - Ngapartji Ngapartji - to an all-Indigenous audience, in the remote Aboriginal community of Ernabella, South Australia.

At The Movies Farewell Special
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At The Movies Farewell Special

ABC December 9, 2014

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The last episode ever of Margaret and David's At the Movies will be a fun-filled hour packed full of bloopers, funny discussions, outstanding interviews with filmmakers and ...

The last episode ever of Margaret and David's At the Movies will be a fun-filled hour packed full of bloopers, funny discussions, outstanding interviews with filmmakers and actors, some great behind the scenes footage, together with their final movie reviews of the films coming to a theatre near you over the summer period.

ABC2 Live Presents Eddie Perfect
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ABC2 Live Presents Eddie Perfect

ABC2 April 17, 2011

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Hosted by Myf Warhurst, ABC2 Live presents Eddie Perfect and Songs From The Middle performed at the South Melbourne Town Hall as part of the inaugural Melbourne Cabaret Festival.

Hosted by Myf Warhurst, ABC2 Live presents Eddie Perfect and Songs From The Middle performed at the South Melbourne Town Hall as part of the inaugural Melbourne Cabaret Festival.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: James L. Brooks

Season 1 Episode 51 Foxtel Arts April 24, 2017

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A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Wolfgang Petersen

Season 1 Episode 61 Foxtel Arts May 8, 2017

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This series offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

This series offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Moguls and Movie Stars: Hollywood History
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Moguls and Movie Stars: Hollywood History: Brother, Can You Spare A Dream?: 1929 - 1941

Season 1 Episode 4 Arts August 25, 2017

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Narrated by Christopher Plummer, this offers a rare, personalised look at the American film industry, featuring the remarkable men and women whose drive and ambition founded ...

Narrated by Christopher Plummer, this offers a rare, personalised look at the American film industry, featuring the remarkable men and women whose drive and ambition founded the "Dream Factory" that became Hollywood. This personal history of Hollywood's founders draws together interviews with important past and present industry figures, archive photography and excerpts from the greatest American movies of all time to better understand how the interpersonal relationships, collaborations and conflicts between key personalities created an industry and an art form. These biographies are set against the backdrop of the major events in American history such the Great Depression, World War II and the Civil Rights Movement and will investigate how Hollywood responded to the changing world around it.

Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)
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Monty Python's Best Bits (Mostly)

Episode 2 SBS Viceland December 1, 2017

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Presented by Monty Python fan, Hugh Bonneville, this series features some of Python's greatest sketches, and the classics include: The Argument Clinic, Hell's Grannies, ...

Presented by Monty Python fan, Hugh Bonneville, this series features some of Python's greatest sketches, and the classics include: The Argument Clinic, Hell's Grannies, Whicker Island, Fish License and The Olympic Hide and Seek Final, plus we feature a scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian and ogle some of Terry Gilliam's psychedelic animations. Also, there are fantastic contributions from Eddie Izzard, Mike Myers, Stephen Fry, Jessica Hynes and Ben Miller.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Stephen Frears

Season 1 Episode 63 Arts October 9, 2017

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A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Roland Joffe

Season 1 Episode 69 Foxtel Bio February 17, 2015

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A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Ancient Greece: Greatest Show On Earth
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Ancient Greece: Greatest Show On Earth: Democrats

Season 1 Episode 1 Foxtel Arts April 2, 2016

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Classicist Michael Scott travels to Greece on a quest to find out how drama first began. In Athens, he discovers that the first stage plays were not so much story-telling as ...

Classicist Michael Scott travels to Greece on a quest to find out how drama first began. In Athens, he discovers that the first stage plays were not so much story-telling as reactions to real-life events, and deeply connected to democracy in the city.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Joanna Murray Smith - Nightfall

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me February 12, 2016

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Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Joanna Murray-Smith discusses the power of words in Nightfall.

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Joanna Murray-Smith discusses the power of words in Nightfall.

Ancient Greece: Greatest Show On Earth
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Ancient Greece: Greatest Show On Earth: Romans

Season 1 Episode 3 Foxtel Arts April 22, 2017

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Dr Michael Scott explores the role played by the Romans in the preservation of Greek drama, discovering how they adapted it to their own ends. Plus, he reveals how the empire ...

Dr Michael Scott explores the role played by the Romans in the preservation of Greek drama, discovering how they adapted it to their own ends. Plus, he reveals how the empire served as a vital link between modern drama and the plays of the ancient Greeks. With contributions by professors Matthew Leigh, Tim Whitmarsh and Gesine Manuwald.

The Art of Directing
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The Art of Directing: Sally Potter

BBC World News November 4, 2017

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The fourth episode of The Art of Directing, presented by actress Cush Jumbo, features British filmmaker Sally Potter.

The fourth episode of The Art of Directing, presented by actress Cush Jumbo, features British filmmaker Sally Potter.

The Phantom of the Opera
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The Phantom of the Opera

Masterpiece December 2, 2017

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This film tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally ...

This film tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Andrew Adamson

Season 1 Episode 62 Foxtel Bio February 6, 2015

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This series offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

This series offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.

Hollywood's Best Film Directors
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Hollywood's Best Film Directors: Stephen Frears

Season 1 Episode 63 Foxtel Bio February 9, 2015

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A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of ...

A show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. A personal and insightful look into the lives, influences, and original style of today's top film directors. A fascinating profile that explores each directors unique process for creating some of the most memorable and enduring movies of our times.