The Book Show
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The Book Show: JK Rowling

Season 8 Episode 3 Arts October 10, 2017

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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 ...

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.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
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Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Romeo And Juliet

Season 1 Episode 4 Foxtel Arts June 1, 2015

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Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers from Verona, whose families are at war with each other.

Romeo and Juliet are star-crossed lovers from Verona, whose families are at war with each other.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
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Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: A Midsummer Night s Dream

Season 1 Episode 1 Foxtel Arts April 4, 2016

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Confusion occurs when two couples, along with a troupe of comic actors, enter a magic forest ruled by fairies.

Confusion occurs when two couples, along with a troupe of comic actors, enter a magic forest ruled by fairies.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
25:51

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Macbeth

Season 1 Episode 3 Foxtel Arts April 10, 2016

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A general makes a murderous rise to the throne of Scotland, aided by his ambitious wife and three prophesying witches.

A general makes a murderous rise to the throne of Scotland, aided by his ambitious wife and three prophesying witches.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
25:23

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Julius Caesar

Season 2 Episode 4 Foxtel Arts April 15, 2016

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The tragedy of Julius Caesar, the ambitious conqueror who "doth bestride the narrow world like a colossus" - until he's felled by a group of conspirators led by his good ...

The tragedy of Julius Caesar, the ambitious conqueror who "doth bestride the narrow world like a colossus" - until he's felled by a group of conspirators led by his good friend Brutus, "the noblest Roman of them all."

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
25:47

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: The Taming Of The Shrew

Season 2 Episode 2 Foxtel Arts June 28, 2015

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Puppets enact The Taming of the Shrew, about a gentleman who undertakes a battle of wits, words and wills while wooing a splenetic spitfire.

Puppets enact The Taming of the Shrew, about a gentleman who undertakes a battle of wits, words and wills while wooing a splenetic spitfire.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
25:59

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Hamlet

Season 1 Episode 5 Foxtel Arts June 7, 2015

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Hamlet, the Danish prince who is visited by his father's ghost. Presented on painted glass plates.

Hamlet, the Danish prince who is visited by his father's ghost. Presented on painted glass plates.

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
25:33

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales: Twelfth Night

Season 1 Episode 6 Foxtel Arts June 14, 2015

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A shipwreck changes the town of Ilyria in Twelfth Night, performed with puppets.

A shipwreck changes the town of Ilyria in Twelfth Night, performed with puppets.

Book Box
24:10

Book Box: Double Act

Episode 3 ABC October 30, 2006

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Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their ...

Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their own identities.

Book Box
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Book Box: Double Act

Episode 1 ABC October 16, 2006

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Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their ...

Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their own identities.

Book Box
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Book Box: Double Act

Episode 2 ABC October 23, 2006

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Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their ...

Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their own identities.

Book Box
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Book Box: What's So Good About ... Roald Dahl? Anything Is Possible

Episode 3 ABC November 13, 2006

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This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories. Today: Anything is Possible - ...

This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories. Today: Anything is Possible - Dahl's creative genius.

Book Box
24:09

Book Box: Double Act

Episode 4 ABC November 6, 2006

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Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their ...

Based on a book by Jacqueline Wilson, Double Act weaves a charming, sensitive and often hilarious story about ten-year-old twins Ruby and Garnet growing up and finding their own identities.

Book Box
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Book Box: What's So Good About ... Roald Dahl? The Greatest Secrets

Episode 2 ABC November 6, 2006

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This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories. Today: The Greatest Secrets - How ...

This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories. Today: The Greatest Secrets - How Dahl's life and experiences influenced his work.

Book Box
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Book Box: What's So Good About ... Roald Dahl? Heroes And Monsters

Episode 1 ABC October 30, 2006

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This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories: Today Heroes and Monsters - Dahl's ...

This fascinating documentary analysis of Dahl's life and work shows how he drew upon his experience and vivid imagination to create stories: Today Heroes and Monsters - Dahl's characters.

Billionaire Boy
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Billionaire Boy

ABC ME December 23, 2016

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The story of Len, who made a billion dollars from inventing a new toilet roll, and his 12-year-old son Joe who appears to have everything he could want but what he really ...

The story of Len, who made a billion dollars from inventing a new toilet roll, and his 12-year-old son Joe who appears to have everything he could want but what he really needs is a friend.

Animalia
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Animalia: The Mist Of Time

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC ME June 22, 2014

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After The Corespore of Time blasts off, G'Bubu is swept back in time, to an ancient era when his gorilla ancestors fought for control of the trees against their mortal ...

After The Corespore of Time blasts off, G'Bubu is swept back in time, to an ancient era when his gorilla ancestors fought for control of the trees against their mortal enemies, the tree frogs ... big, big tree frogs.

Animalia
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Animalia: Being Peter Applebottom

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC ME July 1, 2014

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When G'Bubu is hit on the head by a bongo nut, he assumes the personality of Peter Applebottom, a brilliant but pompous and seriously unfriendly scientist who claims to know ...

When G'Bubu is hit on the head by a bongo nut, he assumes the personality of Peter Applebottom, a brilliant but pompous and seriously unfriendly scientist who claims to know how to permanently fix the Core.