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.
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.
This animated program of 24 five minute episodes for Lower Primary children features Australian Animals, their physical features, food, home and environment and social groups.
When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.
This Australian Story is about love lost... and love found.
Neil Jenman made a fortune in real estate before deciding to switch sides and act for consumers who'd fallen foul of the property market.
When Kerry Tucker was jailed for seven years for theft and fraud, she had two choices. She could give in to the shame and hopelessness or apply her energy and brains to building a future.
In 1998 Australian Story featured a story about reformed heroin addict and dealer Terry Walker who had become a pastor reaching out to outlaw bikie groups and those in the community with drug and a
Twelve speakers from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism explore the status of religious identity and the meaning of 'Religion' in a multicultural society.
Ep 1 - Identity and God
Compass talks to atheists of different stripes.
This is a story about Australian indigenous identity and faith on the world stage. Joan Hendricks is an aboriginal elder of the Ngugi people from Moreton Island off Brisbane.