Millionaire Hot Seat, Monkey, Assassin - Melissa Lucashenko

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Millionaire Hot Seat, Monkey, Assassin

A special show featuring stories from Australia. A writer and her daughter move from Aboriginal land to an impoverished community, a lonely man befriends an orphaned monkey and a famous Australian actor is horrified by a paparazzi shot of her on the beach in her "bathers".

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Stories in this Episode

14:03
My Grandmother's Country

by Melissa Lucashenko

A writer and her daughter move from Aboriginal land to an impoverished community.

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12:07
Me and Joe

by Paul Carter

A lonely man befriends an orphaned monkey.

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13:22
Reclaiming Fear

by Magda Szubanski

A famous Australian actor is horrified by a paparazzi shot of her on the beach in her "bathers". 

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Magda and her father on vacation. Photo courtesy of Magda Szubanski.

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