Everyone has a story. The following interview is taken from the best of Andrew Denton's award-winning Enough Rope series, ranking among the most penetrating discussions from the 2000s with celebrities, larger-than-life personalities and average Joes.
You are a casting director, and your new film needs a lovable knockabout lead - an Aussie bloke with a twinkle in his eye. A man who could sink ten beers, save you in a fight, shear your sheep, shag your missus behind your back, talk philosophy at 4 am, cry on your shoulder and then laugh about all of it the next day. Who are you going to call? Ladies and gentlemen, Jack Thompson.