17 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year
The Book Show – David Malouf television program – 1988
One of the earliest examples of The Book Show. DJ (Dinny) O’Hearn talks to David Malouf, who had just won the Haskell award for his body of work.
The Book Show – Germaine Greer television program – 1992
Germaine Greer talks to Andrea Stretton about the mixed reactions of feminists to her latest book, The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause.
The Book Show – Jim McClelland television program – 1991
Jim McClelland, minister in the Whitlam Government, was a good friend of John Kerr until 1975 when Kerr dismissed the Labor Government. They never spoke again.
The Book Show – Peter Carey television program – 1992
Peter Carey had already won the Booker prize for Oscar and Lucinda when Andrea Stretton interviewed him about his latest book, The Tax Inspector.
Bookmark – Tim Winton television program – 1995
Tim Winton discusses the film adaptation of his novel, That Eye, the Sky. So long as the adaptation respects the writing, he’s happy.
The Chaser’s War on Everything – APEC Episodes television program – 2007
The Chaser’s APEC episodes underscore the power of the unexpected in this type of comedy and the legal juggling act involved in bringing it to air on a weekly basis.
The Chaser’s War on Everything – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 2006
This is the first episode of the satirical variety program, containing comic pranks, commentary and send-ups responding to topical issues and more general subjects.
The Dream – Days 9 and 15 television program – 2000
A lighthearted live show by Roy Slaven and HG Nelson on the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Masterpiece Special – Judy Davis television program – 1996
My Brilliant Career may have been a successful start to a career, but for Judy Davis it is an unhappy memory of an early experience working in film.
Masterpiece Special – Melvyn Bragg television program – 1996
Melvyn Bragg’s South Bank Show is the longest-running arts TV show in the English-speaking world.
Masterpiece Special – Robert Hughes television program – 1997
Art critic and writer Robert Hughes describes self-doubt as part of the creative process, for critics as well as artists and writers.
Masterpiece Special – Robyn Davidson television program – 1996
Masterpiece specials rely on the strength of the interviews, which can hold an audience especially if the interviewer is someone of the calibre of Andrea Stretton.
Masterpiece Special – Salman Rushdie television program – 1996
Andrea Stretton interviews Salman Rushdie, whose latest book has been written under the threat of a death sentence.
Masterpiece Special – Wole Soyinka television program – 1997
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka talks about his early life in Nigeria. He now lives in exile and misses the smells, sounds and textures of his native land.
The Money or the Gun – Heroin television program – 1989
Denton defends comedy as a means of being serious as he tackles the topic of heroin.
Mum’s the Word – Episode 16 television program – 2003
A group of women, including Federal MP Jackie Kelly and a young single mother, talk about how they feel pressured by their children to buy, buy, buy.
Mum’s the Word – Episode 9 television program – 2003
The women selected for this discussion are chosen for their entertaining stories about parenting rather than representing the range of parenting issues in the community.