From the Logie-award winning team that brought us Dynasties, Family Fortunes is a four-part half-hour series that explores how dramatic reversals in fortune - for better or worse - have affected Australia's most interesting families. Episode one looks at the family behind motor racing legend, Peter Brock. For the first time, director Tracey Spring goes behind the scenes and joins the Brock family as they face Peter's devastating legacy.
In the Swinging Sixties, Lord Snowdon and Princess Margaret were by far the most glamorous and modern members of the royal family. Tony Snowdon was a flamboyant, charismatic and talented photographer and the Queen's beautiful sister was one of the most eligible women in the world. Their volatile marriage ended in scandal and divorce in 1978, the first in the royal family in more than 400 years.
This little known story of a married Australian heiress whom Prince Charles loved and allegedly abandoned, has curious echoes of the Charles and Diana story. In the 1970s, Lady Dale 'Kanga' Tryon had an intense and passionate relationship with the Prince of Wales and was a serious rival to Camilla Parker Bowles. Her life ended tragically early when aged 49, she died in mysterious circumstances.
Discover how the most innocuous objects from daily life - the bicycle, underwear, nutmeg - have all been instrumental in building empires, sparking social revolutions and sometimes been just plain fun.