A-list authors and big-name guests discuss their favourite reads and their own works. The series features interviews with leading authors and well known guests; it covers topical literary news such as the trend for vampire fiction, the phenomenon of atheist books, the demise of paper books, and authors' working environments. Also included is entertainment, either music inspired by literature or performance poetry. This episode features guests Rupert Everett, Mary Robinson and Jack Straw.
The tempers of the Bondi lifeguards are put to the test as they face the deadliest summer yet as they encounter heat waves, bag thieves, street hoodlums, sharks, cuts, broken bones and countless rescues.
At the south end of Bondi, a man screams in pain when he dislocates his hip. The lifeguards are taken by surprise when the man's friend then has a seizure just metres away, but not everything is as it seems.
The lifeguards are convinced they have spotted a dark shark while taking kids out on a charity jet ski ride. Meanwhile one of the lifeguards has the misfortune of finding a floating corpse in the water.