Midday Interview

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On ABC Classic FM Midday, Margaret Throsby interviews special guests who give extraordinary insights into their life and work, thoughts and feelings. Margaret's guest list reads like a who's who of Australia and the world, but also includes less well-known people with their own remarkable stories. It is Margaret's warmth and her deep engagement with people that make these ABC Classic FM Midday interviews a 'must subscribe' podcast.

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Associate Professor Paulo Ferreira researches the causes and treatments of back pain.
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Editor Amelia Lester Dec. 1, 2016
Amelia Lester is the editor of Good Weekend and a former editor of The New Yorker.
Historian Clare Wright Nov. 30, 2016
Associate Professor Clare Wright is one of Australia's foremost experts in the Eureka Stockade.
Author John Le Carre Nov. 29, 2016
John Le Carre is a master of the spy novel.
Actress Rose Byrne Nov. 24, 2016
Rose Byrne is one of Australia's most successful exports of stage and screen.
Broadcaster Jim Maxwell's voice is one of the sounds of the Australian summer.
Actor Marta Dusseldorp Sept. 16, 2016
Marta Dusseldorp is one of the best-known faces of Australian stage and screen.
Dr Marianne Jauncey Sept. 15, 2016
Dr Marianne Jauncey is Medical Director at the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Sydney's Kings Cross.
Journalist Ashleigh Wilson has penned a new biography of the artist Brett Whiteley.
In 1975, Susan Ryan won a seat in Federal Parliament campaigning on the slogan 'A woman's place is in the Senate'.
Former police officer Susan McLean urges parents to spend time with their children online.
Author Chris Cleave Sept. 7, 2016
Chris Cleave's latest novel is based on the hundreds of letters, telegrams and postcards that his grandfather sent to his grandmother during the war.
Historian Donald Denoon Sept. 6, 2016
Australia's role in the Pacific needs careful consideration, says Emeritus Professor Donald Denoon.
Writer Lev Grossman Sept. 1, 2016
Tech writer and author Lev Grossman has covered virtually every cultural and technological revolution of the new millennium.
Author Yann Martel Aug. 31, 2016
Yann Martel is best known for his Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi.
Author Mel Jacob Aug. 30, 2016
When mother of two Mel Jacob's husband was sent to jail, she turned straw into gold and wrote a very funny book.