Jennifer Byrne Presents
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Jennifer Byrne Presents: The Future of the Book

ABC May 17, 2011

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This week Jennifer and her guests discuss something very close to their hearts, not a genre, not a title, but the thing itself - the old fashioned book. How we read it. How ...

This week Jennifer and her guests discuss something very close to their hearts, not a genre, not a title, but the thing itself - the old fashioned book. How we read it. How long we'll keep on reading it.

Bloodlines: The Dracula Family Tree
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Bloodlines: The Dracula Family Tree

The History Channel May 14, 2011

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Almost 30 years ago, two scholars from Boston revealed the historical truth behind the legendary vampire known as Dracula. For the first time, their 15-year research ...

Almost 30 years ago, two scholars from Boston revealed the historical truth behind the legendary vampire known as Dracula. For the first time, their 15-year research demonstrated the link between Bram Stoker's infamous vampire and a 15th century Romanian prince named Vlad Tepes, or Vlad the Impaler.

Cloudstreet: Adapting An Australian Classic
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Cloudstreet: Adapting An Australian Classic

Showcase May 3, 2011

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Take a look behind the scenes at the mini series production of Tim Winton's award-winning masterpiece Cloudstreet; a celebration of post-war working-class Australia.

Take a look behind the scenes at the mini series production of Tim Winton's award-winning masterpiece Cloudstreet; a celebration of post-war working-class Australia.

Jennifer Byrne Presents
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Jennifer Byrne Presents: Lovers

ABC April 26, 2011

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Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by special guests; Andrea Goldsmith, Mark Colvin, ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by special guests; Andrea Goldsmith, Mark Colvin, Toby Schmitz and Posie Graeme Evans to discuss the all important genre of Love.

First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne
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First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne: April 2011

ABC April 5, 2011

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This month, First Tuesday Book Club host Jennifer Byrne, and regulars Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined on the panel by business leader, speaker and author Geoffrey ...

This month, First Tuesday Book Club host Jennifer Byrne, and regulars Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined on the panel by business leader, speaker and author Geoffrey Cousins, and Charlotte Wood, acclaimed author of The Submerged Cathedral, The Children and Animal People.

Jennifer Byrne Presents
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Jennifer Byrne Presents: Ken Follett

ABC March 29, 2011

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Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by a very special guest, an author who is ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by a very special guest, an author who is considered to be one of the most successful living novelists in the world today, Ken Follett.

Henry Miller: Asleep And Awake
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Henry Miller: Asleep And Awake

STUDIO March 27, 2011

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Filmed when the author was 81, this production is a voyage of ideas about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares and New York that captures the warmth, vigour and high ...

Filmed when the author was 81, this production is a voyage of ideas about life, writing, sex, spirituality, nightmares and New York that captures the warmth, vigour and high animal spirits of this singular American artist.

Re-Enchantment
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Re-Enchantment: Re-Imaginings

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC March 27, 2011

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Fairy stories aren't relics of the past. They are constantly being re interpreted in new ways by visual artists and writers.

Fairy stories aren't relics of the past. They are constantly being re interpreted in new ways by visual artists and writers.

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Fairy Tale Sex

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC March 25, 2011

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Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?

Romance, princes and princesses are all associated with fairy stories, but what do they say about sex?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Beastly Husbands

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 20, 2011

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A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy tales that makes them so valuable psychologically?

Re-Enchantment
2:58

Re-Enchantment: The Forbidden Room

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC March 20, 2011

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The mystery beyond the door is a very familiar motif to modern audiences. What is the meaning of the forbidden room?

The mystery beyond the door is a very familiar motif to modern audiences. What is the meaning of the forbidden room?

Re-Enchantment
2:58

Re-Enchantment: Dark Emotions

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC March 18, 2011

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A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Is it the dark side of fairy tales that makes them so valuable psychologically?

Jennifer Byrne Presents
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Jennifer Byrne Presents: Cult Reads

ABC March 15, 2011

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Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer for ...

Jennifer Byrne Presents is a series of individual treats for lovers of books and writing. A panel of leading authors and expert celebrity guests join Jennifer for investigations into some of the most popular reading genres, they reveal the conventions, controversies, and titles that have helped shaped the literary landscape. Up for discussion by Jennifer and guests tonight is the genre of cult fiction.

Re-Enchantment
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Re-Enchantment: Into The Woods

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 13, 2011

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A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy tales take us into the forest?

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Princess Culture

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC March 13, 2011

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Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Re-Enchantment
2:59

Re-Enchantment: Wicked Stepmothers

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 11, 2011

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Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Re-Enchantment
3:00

Re-Enchantment: If The Shoe Fits

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 6, 2011

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Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Re-Enchantment
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Re-Enchantment: Ever After

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 6, 2011

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Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a ...

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a documentary project with a real difference rolling out on ABC TV, Online and Radio throughout March.