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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Lily Tomlin

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Lily Tomlin
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Over a career stretching back more than 40 years, Lily Tomlin has established herself as one of the legends of American comedy. With an astonishing body of work, from Laugh In to Sesame Street, from the movie Nashville, to the TV series The West Wing, Lily Tomlin's characters have consistently shone light on the human heart.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Steve Irwin

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Andrew Denton, Steve Irwin
    • Length: 24 mins
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    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.If you spliced the genes of Sir David Attenborough with those of the cartoon Tasmanian Devil, you'd come up with something like Steve Irwin - an Australian conservationist....

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Billy Connolly

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Billy Connolly
    • Length: 23 mins
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    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. William 'Billy' Connolly Jr, CBE (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname 'The Big Yin' ('The Big One').

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Jane Fonda

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Jane Fonda
    • Length: 22 mins
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    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. Jane Fonda is one of Hollywood's most controversial stars whose surname alone is enough to turn heads. But it is offscreen where she has played her most fascinating roles. Sex kitten, menace to society, feminist icon, fitness guru, secret bulimic, billionaire's wife, and born-again Christian - all parts of the puzzle that make up the extraordinary Jane Fonda.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: John Butler

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: John Butler
    • Length: 23 mins
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    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. John Butler started out with no plan beyond the life of busking. A decade later he's our most popular guitarist, a multi-platinum artist, owner of a handful of ARIA awards, and a proud dad.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Jamie Oliver

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Jamie Oliver
    • Length: 23 mins
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    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. "Celebrity is a currency and I want to spend mine well" - the words are Bono's, but they could just have easily have come from Jamie Oliver. A decade ago he shot to global stardom as The Naked Chef, the irresistible, twinkly, scooter-riding, "Cool Britannia" cook. But, as his success has grown, so too have his ambitions.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Al Gore

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Al Gore
    • Length: 19 mins
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    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. In his book Collapse, the Jared Diamond asked the question: "Why do societies destroy the environment around them when they know their actions will ultimately destroy them too?" An example he gives is of the people of Easter Island, who chopped down their last tree on the way to their own extinction. According to former US Vice-President, Al Gore, we might be doing exactly the same thing....

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Little Britain

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Matt Lucas, David Walliams
    • Length: 24 mins
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    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. Matt Lucas and David Walliams are without doubt the most successful and famous English comedy duo of this century. From three successful TV series to an extraordinary live stage show that's played to more than a million people, to a book, everything they do turns to gold or vomit, or sometimes streams of unstoppable wee.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Wendy Harmer

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Wendy Harmer
    • Length: 24 mins
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    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. Wendy Harmer is one of Australia’s best-known humourists. She has enjoyed a highly successful 30-year career in journalism, radio, television, and stand-up comedy. She has written for newspapers, been a regular columnist for magazines and is the author of five books for adults, two plays, three one-woman stage shows and a libretto for the Australian Opera.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: John Travolta

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: John Travolta
    • Length: 23 mins
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    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. He sings, he dances, he acts, he flies. He's sexy, he's loaded, he's cool, he's here. From Grease to Pulp Fiction, he's starred in some of the most iconic movies from the past 30 years. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr John Travolta.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Richard E. Grant

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Richard E. Grant
    • Length: 24 mins
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    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. There's a theory that people become actors so they can pretend to be people more interesting than they are. Richard E. Grant disproves this entirely. His life is so compelling that it begged to become a movie, so he wrote it, directed it, but, for once, didn't star in it.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Renee Geyer

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Renee Geyer
    • Length: 21 mins
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    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. In 2005 Renee Geyer was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame, an honour she received with the usual raised eyebrow and full-throated cackle. Considered by many to be the finest female voice this country has ever produced, she has wilfully trodden her own musical path, sometimes to her own cost.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Shane Jacobson

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Shane Jacobson
    • Length: 18 mins
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    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. No one really thought a little Aussie film about a bloke who fixes portaloos would be a hit, but Kenny pressed all the right buttons, half flush and full. After months of pretending to be Kenny, the man inside the overalls, Shane Jacobson, finally agreed to be interviewed as himself.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Lee Stringer

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Lee Stringer
    • Length: 20 mins
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    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. Lee Stringer describes himself as a "voyager" in life in much the same way as Tiger Woods might call himself "a bit of a golfer". He's the author of two acclaimed memoirs, Grand Central Winter and now Sleep Away School - before finding success as a writer he spent a decade as a crack addict living rough on the streets of Manhattan.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Rolf Harris

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Rolf Harris
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Unless you've spent some time in the UK in the last decade - you're probably unaware of just how big a star Rolf Harris is there. For the last four years he's been host of the most popular arts program ever seen on British television - a show which draws eight million viewers every week. An enduring and beloved entertainer, he's been a regular at the Glastonbury rock festival in the last decade, playing to rapturous crowds in excess of 70,000. For his next trick he's been invited to paint a portrait of the queen. Not bad going for a 75-year-old former Perth boy. He is, of course, Rolf Harris.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Steven Spielberg

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Steven Spielberg
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Steven Spielberg is the 12-billion-dollar man, the most successful movie director of all-time. His four-decade resume spans every genre, from adventure to historical epics. After Schindler's List, the movie that finally bagged him an Oscar, he bankrolled the Shoah Foundation, a film company of a different kind, which has collected, for history's sake, video testimonies from tens of thousands of holocaust survivors. At the time of this interview Andrew went to Los Angeles, where Spielberg was editing War of the Worlds, to speak with him. Spielberg began by directing the interview

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Jerry Seinfeld

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Jerry Seinfeld
    • Length: 20 mins
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    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. It is not often you get to meet someone who is both a student and a master of the same craft. He's toured as a stand-up comedian for over 20 years and is immortalised in TV history with the groundbreaking sitcom that bears his name. Please welcome the comedian's comedian, Jerry Seinfeld.

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    • By Julie on 12-30-17

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Olivia Newton-John

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Olivia Newton-John
    • Length: 23 mins
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    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. For almost 40 years Olivia Newton-John has seemed to effortlessly glide along as one of our show business icons. One of the rare Australian musical acts to conquer both Britain and America, her girl-next-door image belies the toughness necessary to stay successful over more than three decades.

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Jimmy Webb

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Jimmy Webb
    • Length: 21 mins
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    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.Jimmy Webb is considered one of the world's greatest tunesmiths - "Wichita Lineman" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" are just the beginning of his catalogue of hits. They've sold in the millions and been covered by many people. Not bad for a man whose dad warned him, "Son, this songwriting thing will just break your heart."

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    • Enough Rope with Andrew Denton: Matt Damon

    • By: Andrew Denton
    • Narrated by: Matt Damon
    • Length: 24 mins
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    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. There are Hollywood stars who catch every lens, walk every carpet and take up every path that might soak up a little more fame. They shine brightly for a while before imploding. Then there is another type of Hollywood star, the one who consciously avoids the most corrosive elements of celebrity and plays it smart. Matt Damon is one of these.

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