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Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.

Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Retire to the eclectic environs of The Drawing Room on RN Drive, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional, presided over by host Waleed Aly.

Twitter:

@RNDrive

Language:

English

Contact:

The Drawing Room ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 2001


Episodes

An act of universal creation

10/18/2017
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In Germinal, a theatrical work, the performers are given 80 minutes to create a universe from scratch.

Duration: 00:13:33


Making a musical

10/17/2017
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What does it take to create an entirely new musical, and why are the most successful productions in Australia all international imports?

Duration: 00:17:59


Hippocratic: palliative care in India

10/16/2017
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Dr MR Rajagopal has been working to improve the quality of life in India, through access to genuine palliative care.

Duration: 00:15:44


Dreaming of California

10/13/2017
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Rick Price and Jack Jones pay homage to the music of California from the 60s and 70s.

Duration: 00:18:29


Finding Mr Gay Syria

10/12/2017
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A group of refugees in Istanbul compete to be crowned Mr Gay Syria and raise awareness of the plight of LGTBQI Syrians.

Duration: 00:15:33


All the Sex I've Ever Had

10/11/2017
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A new show is out to remind its audience that people over sixty-five haven't just had a lot of sex, they're still having it.

Duration: 00:14:51


Overcoming adversity

10/10/2017
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Fablice Manirakiza and Darryl Elliott Green are speaking openly about their own traumatic experiences, in order to help others.

Duration: 00:20:52


Kings of Baxter

10/9/2017
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What happens when Bell Shakespeare stage Macbeth with a group of young men in juvenile detention?

Duration: 00:17:41


Ben Salter backs himself

10/6/2017
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Ben Salter returns with his third solo album, Back Yourself, and reflects on the end of days.

Duration: 00:17:02


Rewarding experience

10/5/2017
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An explorer and a choreographer are recognised for their exemplary and inspiring work, at the Adelaide Film Festival.

Duration: 00:16:22


Bill Nye just wants to save the world

10/4/2017
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He's a writer, an engineer, and the CEO of the Planetary Society; but to many, Bill Nye will always be the Science Guy. And now he's on a mission to combat disinformation.

Duration: 00:16:30


Coming back out

10/3/2017
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A new event is honouring the elders of the LGBTQI community.

Duration: 00:16:16


Starting a (worthwhile) conversation

10/2/2017
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From arts festivals to Q&A, is Australia debating the important issues? Or getting caught in an endless loop?

Duration: 00:14:22


Thelma Plum

9/29/2017
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From collaborating with Paul Kelly to losing her passport in New York, it's been a busy twelve months for Thelma Plum.

Duration: 00:12:02


Dark comedy and Dinner

9/28/2017
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What is it about dinner that triggers the satirical response? And what does it take to make a memorable dark comedy?

Duration: 00:14:40


The kaleidoscopic world of Ethan Hugh

9/27/2017
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A new circus production, starring a young boy with Asperger Syndrome, gives the audience a window into another experience of the world.

Duration: 00:14:49


Laurie Penny: Bitch Doctrine

9/26/2017
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Laurie Penny's spoke with The Drawing Room about her new book of essays spanning the last 4 years, Bitch Doctrine: Essays for dissenting adults.

Duration: 00:22:22


Jenn White on Making Oprah

9/25/2017
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How did Oprah Winfrey go from just another daytime talk show host to being 'Oprah', one of America's most powerful media moguls?

Duration: 00:17:54


Shonen Knife embark on a new Adventure

9/22/2017
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After 20 albums and 35 years, Japanese punk-rock band Shonen Knife still love rocking out.

Duration: 00:10:22


Finding meaning in the pundemonium

9/21/2017
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David Astle and Jane Clifton explore the pundamentals of wordplay.

Duration: 00:15:05

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