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Conversation Hour with Jon Faine

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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

On the Conversation Hour, you'll get to know great Australian and international guests as they share their stories with Jon Faine.

Language:

English

Contact:

GPO Box 9994 Melbourne, Vic, 3001 (03) 9626 1771


Episodes

The Conversation Hour: Jennifer Peedom, Patrick Burgess and Phillip Gwynne

9/19/2017
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Jen Peedom's film Mountain hits the big screen, and Patrick Burgess and Phillip Gwynne make soap operas for TV in Timor Leste and Myanmar

Duration: 00:42:04


The Conversation Hour: Obesity and bariatric surgery

9/18/2017
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A talkback forum on bariatric surgery (gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass) with comedian Nelly Thomas and surgeon Prof Wendy Brown.

Duration: 00:53:28


The Conversation Hour: Mark Manson and Benjamin Law

9/17/2017
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Mark Manson on the subtle art of not giving a ... And Benjamin Law on Safe Schools and controversial tweets.

Duration: 00:43:24


The Conversation Hour: Greta Scacchi and Isobel Crombie

9/14/2017
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Film star Greta Scacchi is in town for the Italian Film Festival, and Isobel Crombie co-curated the exhibition Brave New World: Australia 1930s for the NGV.

Duration: 00:43:30


The Conversation Hour: Employing people with a disability - a talkback forum

9/13/2017
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How hard is it for people with a disability to find a job? What are the impediments to workplace participation? And how can we increase employment options?

Duration: 00:53:45


The Conversation Hour: Three comedians walk into a studio ...

9/12/2017
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French superstar Gad Elmaleh on his first visit to Melbourne, with Utopia's Dilruk Jayasinha and co-host Sami Shah.

Duration: 00:45:18


The Conversation Hour: Priscilla and Nilaja Sun return

9/10/2017
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical returns next year, and Nilaja Sun brings New York to the stage in Pike St.

Duration: 00:42:52


The Conversation Hour: Todd McKenney, Susie Dee, Patricia Cornelius, and Gary Abrahams

9/7/2017
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Angels in America, Big Heart, Caravan, and Peter Allen hit the stage.

Duration: 00:42:29


The Conversation Hour: Kevin Bridges and Richard Cornish

9/6/2017
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Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges on performing for Barak Obama and why he hates the sound of money inserted into a pool table. Food writer Richard Cornish considers culinary curiosities. And co-host Toltu Tufa is about to qualify for a very special badge.

Duration: 00:44:56


The Conversation Hour: Bennelong and Albert Namatjira

9/5/2017
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Stephen Page on Bangarra's new work about Bennelong, and Sophia Marinos and Scott Rankin on the life of artist Albert Namatjira and the campaign to restore copyright on his work to his family.

Duration: 00:43:32


The Conversation Hour: Dr Clare Wright, Paul Little, Jane Hansen, Don Farrands

9/4/2017
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Paul Little and Jane Hansen discuss their $3.5m gift to the State Library; Don Farrands tells why he wrote his grandfather's WWI story.

Duration: 00:46:56


The Conversation Hour: Dr Andrea Carson, Robert Fisk

9/3/2017
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Robert Fisk has spent more than forty years covering the Middle East and reporting from the region's wars.

Duration: 00:53:25


The Conversation Hour: Ranjana Srivastava, Shashi Tharoor, Sam Dastyari

8/31/2017
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Author and Indian MP Shashi Tharoor on "the real story of the British in India"; Australian Senator Sam Dastyari on his fall from grace.

Duration: 00:45:34


The Conversation Hour: Benson Saulo, Micah White, Hannah Kent

8/30/2017
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Micah White is one of the founders of Occupy Wall Street but has declared 'the end of protest as we know it'; Hannah Kent is a multi-award winning and much-loved Australian author.

Duration: 00:44:48


The Conversation Hour: Bram Presser, Omar Musa, Stephen Dupont

8/29/2017
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Three story-tellers: a family's tale of survival, a childhood telling yarns on the steps of the flats, and a close-up view of the horrors of war.

Duration: 00:43:11


The Conversation Hour: Lauren Rosewarne, Anna Broinowski, Rutger Bregman

8/27/2017
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Filmmaker Anna Broiniwski on the rise, fall and rise of Australian senator Pauline Hanson; Rutger Bregman on his case for universal basic income.

Duration: 00:43:04


The Conversation Hour: Robert Dessaix, Kim Scott, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Paco Pena

8/24/2017
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The Conversation Hour brings you a Melbourne Writers Festival special; with a special appearance by guitar virtuoso Paco Pena.

Duration: 00:45:40


The Conversation Hour

8/22/2017
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Hear about the band that changed the face of Australian music and the game that can offer a 'window into your soul'.

Duration: 00:44:10


The Conversation Hour: Sophie Black, Stephen Jones, Katie Somerville, Jennifer Down

8/21/2017
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Celebrated milliner Stephen Jones and Australian novelist Jennifer Down reflect on their shared creative processes.

Duration: 00:41:56


The Conversation Hour: Peter Mattessi, Geoffrey Rush, Osamah Sami

8/20/2017
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Film icon Geoffrey Rush and emerging star Osamah Sami discuss their new films.

Duration: 00:40:49

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