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.
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.
Michael Parkinson has a reputation that is positively Bradmanesque, arguably the greatest the game has ever seen, he plays with style, grace and an unfailing sense of decency.
In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday.
Six ambitious young Aussie actors embark on one of the toughest journeys of their lives with a clear challenge in mind... to score a TV role in Hollywood.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
In this Compass special, Geraldine Doogue and her guests explore the Indigenous mythology underpinning the groundbreaking new ABC drama Cleverman.
Video games have gone from being something kids play to big business.
This is an intimate portrait of a community building a future after the disaster of losing its past.
What if you were highly intelligent, but remained trapped within a disorder that made others see you as inarticulate, odd or disabled?
What does it feel like to lose your mind and can you get it back again?
This program deals with mainstream issues of Australian Society through the eyes of a journalistic team who are all under the age of 24 years.
Brian and Nerida Egan lost their farm, near Dalby in southern Queensland, from a combination of drought and post traumatic stress syndrome caused by disturbing events he witnessed as a young servic
One hot summer morning in February 2001 police from the local cop shop went to arrest 57-year-old Jim Hallinan at Adjungbilly on an outstanding warrant.
This DVD is a marvellously inspirational tale of sportsmanship, mentoring and redemption across three generations of Australian Rules Football.
This episode of Australian Story returns to the story of boot maker turned classical singer, Peter Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst developed a big following after appearing on the program previously.
One of 10 children with many different fathers, Heath Ducker lived in abject poverty in a run down house. At the age of 12, he was sexually abused by his best friend's father.
In May 2008 hardened court officials were moved to tears by one of the most unusual cases ever to come to trial.
Jane Hansen lived a charmed life. She channelled all the opportunities of her generation - education, challenge and adventure - into a successful career as a television journalist.