This is a ten part series developed as a resource for upper primary/lower secondary English classes.
The art of creative writing and writing for the stage are explored in this program.
One of the most popular events of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Debate was filmed over several years by ABC TV.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
An intimate portrait of Aboriginal actor, writer and director Wayne Blair following his childhood dreams of sports stardom in Rockhampton to his unplanned rise and success in the Australian arts sc
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.
This is a fascinating journey behind the scenes of John Bell's acclaimed production of Shakespeare" Hamlet, from first rehearsal to opening night.
David Williamson is the best-known and most significant Australian writer of his generation.
Show Me The Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
Country music star Anne Kirkpatrick is part of a family legend. Her parents, Slim Dusty and Joy McKean, took Anne on the country show circuit from when she was a toddler.
Entrepreneur, prolific adventurer and advocate of everything Australian, Dick Smith tells Peter, “To me, a fair go is probably the most important ethos as an Australian”.
The irrepressible Don Chipp pulls no punches in talking to Peter Thompson about his life in politics and his approach to life since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, “If you’re feeling down
Australian of the Year 2005, Dr Fiona Wood is Peter Thompson's guest.
Moulded by the Depression - befriended by artists like Arthur Boyd and Syd Nolan - he started jamming more than 70 years ago.
Fate has played a gigantic part in shaping the extraordinary life of former Ballet Dancer Li Cunxin.
A tribute to the extraordinary life of Australia's Motor Racing King Peter Brock.
Once described as “A man with plastic shoes and ironclad principles,” Peter Singer is well known as one of the leading thinkers behind the move to defend the rights of animals and says his book, An
Sir Jack Brabham is the ultimate 'speed racer'. A true Jack of all trades, Brabham is the only Formula One driver to have won the championship in a car of his own design.
From a hand to mouth peasant farming existence in Italy, to running one of Australia's most well known restaurants, top chef Stefano De Pieri tells his remarkable story.