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Jane Hutcheon sits down with sports stars, celebrities, philosophers, politicians & public figures from Australia or overseas, for an in-depth conversation with leading newsmakers. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Noni Hazlehurst
Jane Hutcheon sits down with Noni Hazlehurst, one of Australia's most distinguished stage and screen actors. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Susan Alberti
Susan Alberti is a businesswoman, philanthropist and driving force behind women's football in Australia. She's navigated personal tragedy and serious health setbacks to pursue her dream of making a difference. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Trevor Ashley
Trevor Ashley is a theatre personality and producer with a speciality in performing in drag. He's been passionate about theatre since age five, despite his mother's prediction that he'd never play the leading man. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Hana Assafiri
Hana Assafiri is a restaurateur and activist who strives to combat Islamophobia and improve the lives of Muslim women. She tells Jane Hutcheon her fighting spirit was born from a childhood marred by long-term abuse & secrecy.
One Plus One - Jacqui Lambie
Jacqui Lambie was a teen mother who battled depression & alcohol dependency before becoming one of Australia's most colourful politicians. She was forced out of the Senate recently but says she'll fight to regain her seat.
One Plus One - Blanche d'Alpuget
Blanche d'Alpuget is a writer and the second wife of former Prime Minister Bob Hawke. She sits down with Jane Hutcheon to discuss love, lust and politics. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Shane Jacobson
Actor Shane Jacobson was brought up in a house of laughter, and uses comedy in all aspects of his life and work. Even as his mum battles Parkinson's disease, Jacobson says humour is central to his family's wellbeing.
One Plus One - Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei is a world-renowned artist and dissident whose latest work focuses on the global refugee crisis. He speaks with Jane Hutcheon about art, activism and humanity. #OnePlusOne
One Plus One - Tim Winton
Tim Winton is now one of Australia's most celebrated authors with 29 books to his name. He sits down with Jane Hutcheon to reflect on a creative life and the themes that continually colour his work.
One Plus One - Sofija Stefanovic
Sofija Stefanovic was born in Yugoslavia when the country was on the brink of collapse, moving to Australia with her family to escape the conflict. Now a writer based in NY, she explores the complexities of her heritage.
One Plus One - Michael Robotham
Michael Robotham is an award-winning crime writer with a global readership. As his latest book heads for the bestseller list, Robotham reveals a profound personal regret: that he never received any praise from his father.
One Plus One - Guy Pearce
At first glance Guy Pearce has had a fairytale career. But the tragic death of his father has weighed heavily throughout, only recently starting to make sense following the birth of his first child.
One Plus One - Liane Moriarty
Liane Moriarty has sold 14 million novels but Australians had barely heard of her when she became a literary superstar in the US - and Hollywood came knocking at her door.
One Plus One - Markus Zusak
After more than a decade of hard work and failure author Markus Zusak has finally finished the book he always wanted to write, Bridge of Clay. He also learnt a valuable lesson - there's greatness in the attempt.
One Plus One - Morris Gleitzman
A reluctant migrant to Australia in his teens, Morris Gleitzman seized every opportunity that arose: comedy writer for The Norman Gunston Show, TV columnist, prolific children's author and now Australian Children's Laureate.
One Plus One - Michelle Simmons
One of the world's leading scientists, Michelle Simmons is at the forefront of what she terms the "space race of the computing era" - building a quantum computer. She reflects on her time as 2018 Australian of the Year.
One Plus One - Kerry O'Brien
Kerry O'Brien spent his 50-year career holding the powerful to account, rising to become one of Australia's most well-regarded and recognisable journalists. He joins Jane Hutcheon an unfamiliar role answering the questions.
One Plus One
Jane Hutcheon sits down with sports stars, celebrities, philosophers, politicians & public figures from Australia or overseas, for an in-depth conversation with leading newsmakers. (Final for 2018)