Enough Rope

Sometimes a life is so shattered you just have to tread gently through the wreckage to find the human being at the centre of it.

Brenda Blethyn, convinced she'd be laughed out of town if she followed her dreams, remained a secretary for 10 years before plucking up the courage to enroll in acting school.

Billy Connolly has a simple life philosophy - never trust a man who left alone in a room with a tea cosy doesn’t try it on.

At great cost to his deteriorating health, Bernie Banton has been the face of the James Hardie compensation case.

War changes everything and everyone. Each year on April 25 thousands of Australian men and women commemorate Anzac Day, each carrying with them memories as vivid now as the day they happened.

This is a documentary about the Merry Makers, a dance group for physically and mentally disabled people in suburban Sydney.

What does it feel like to lose your mind and can you get it back again?

This story is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April.