In February 2006 Australia's media was rocked by a headline, Skeleton Man Found In Housing Commission Flat. The man had died 6 months before, and all that remained was his skeleton.
Back in the '60s, '70s and '80s, Noeline Brown was a real glamour girl - the darling of Australian television audiences as a result of her unique comic talent in series like 'The Naked Vicar', 'Mav
From a rehearsal room in Sydney through to opening night in New York, a company of actors reveals the magic and struggle of creating theatre.
Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
This documentary explores the journey of how a former head prefect metamorphosed into the ebullient and immensely talented singer, songwriter and strident feminist performer we know.
Message Stick is a half hour magazine style TV program about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lifestyles and issues.
In every entertainers life there is a single moment that they can remember where the penny dropped about wanting to entertain others for the rest of their lives.
Two of these countries leading Indigenous actors, Tom E Lewis and Noel Tovey are joined by one of these countries brightest up and coming stars Ursula Yovich and we explore their life and work on t
Peter Sellars is one of the leading theatre, opera and television directors in the world today, having directed more than 100 productions, large and small, across America and abroad.
In a special tribute hosted by Virginia Trioli, ABC TV remembers the life and work of one of Australia's greatest playwrights, Alex Buzo.
**WINNER Best Tertiary Educational Resource Award at the 2003 ATOM Awards**
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.