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Now Hear This is a night of people coming together to hear and tell stories. The stories can be funny, moving or silly, all in a few spellbinding minutes.
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A former headmistress gives a student a liberating gift... a woman learns the meaning of a 'mum'... and a story for every person out there enduring the Aussie summer and afraid to strip off!
Noosa Long Weekend Festival

Noosa Long Weekend Festival

2015-12-1300:25:00

Three stories from our show at the Noosa Long Weekend Festival at the Noosa Arts Theatre.
For #MentalAs week, 6 brave Tasmanians told their stories of mental health at Moonah Arts Centre.
What happens when you ask a bunch of writers to tell us about 'losing the plot'?
First Timers, Hobart

First Timers, Hobart

2015-11-2200:25:00

Stories of the 'The First Times' from our storytelling night at the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival.
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

2015-04-0500:24:30

Will Siobhan Hegarty find the pin up boy from Frankie Magazine? How will Andy Leonard keep his pet budgie alive? Does Helen Townsend prevent traumatising her children when a pet mouse goes missing?
Repeat Offenders

Repeat Offenders

2015-03-2900:24:29

We're lucky at Now Hear This. A lot of the time people come back more than once to tell their story. Over the years of Now Hear This, Sophie Townsend, Sonny Mickelson and Mart Basa have each told wonderful stories, more than once.
Lucky Dip

Lucky Dip

2015-03-1500:24:30

Three completely different stories: Sophie Townsend takes us inside the world of celebrity, Peter O'Connor attends a death on Goulburn Island and Jenni Cargill-Strong tells the stories of two very special mulberry trees.
Away

Away

2015-03-0800:21:32

Sometimes, going away from home is about more than seeing places you haven't seen before. In these two stories, from Lisa Pellegrino and David Ridley, a whole new understanding comes from being somewhere far from their comfort zone.
Right near where the New South Wales border meets the Victorian, there are loads of good stories to be told. Now Hear This discovered this at the Write Around the Murray Festival in Albury. Seven storytellers both from the festival told true stories from their lives. The stories you're about to hear take us from mischief in Albury to stalking in America to the many things the weather did to stall a house being built.
Episode 3: Home

Episode 3: Home

2015-02-1500:24:30

Children come into a home where they were never expected... a ghost makes itself at home... and a cat makes a house into a home.
Episode 2: Beginning

Episode 2: Beginning

2015-02-0800:24:30

Stories of 'Beginning': Dave Gooley discovers that a different kind of life begins at forty and Kevin Griffiths' begins to take a look outside his front door with all sorts of consequences.
Season 4, Episode 1: Darwin

Season 4, Episode 1: Darwin

2015-02-0100:24:30

For the first episode of the season, Now Hear This travels to Darwin and the NT Writers' Centre Wordstorm Festival. Kaye Aldenhoven takes us to her first job as a teacher in a remote Northern Territory community, crocodiles and all... Emma Cameron decides to run a marathon the year not everyone makes it to the finish line in Boston... and Amy Hetherington falls in love during the cross country driving trip from hell...
Episode 10: Missing Out

Episode 10: Missing Out

2014-11-1400:19:46

Today, three stories of missing out from storytelling events all over Australia: Sunil Badami misses out on a Booker Prize winning novel, David Javor risks missing out on love and Ange Takats might just miss out on a spectacular romance with a Hollywood star.
Three stories from our most recent storytelling slam in Sydney. Matt Day takes us into an adventure up high making friends, Ben Smyth lives a travelling dream of us all and Caroline Brougham boards the ferris wheel of nightmares.
Episode 8: Lucky Dip

Episode 8: Lucky Dip

2014-10-3100:23:00

Three completely different stories: Sophie Townsend takes us inside the world of celebrity, Peter O'Connor attends a death on Goulburn Island and Jenni Cargill-Strong tells the stories of two very special mulberry trees.
Stories of Fame

Stories of Fame

2014-10-2400:25:15

Fame: either we've had a brush with it, or we've enjoyed our own fifteen minutes.
Episode 7: Away

Episode 7: Away

2014-10-1700:21:35

Sometimes, going away from home is about more than seeing places you haven't seen before. In these two stories, from Lisa Pellegrino and David Ridley, a whole new understanding comes from being somewhere far from their comfort zone.
Episode 6: Mental As

Episode 6: Mental As

2014-10-1000:21:04

This week on Now Hear This, two very special stories of survival through personal adversity from Donna and Mart Basa.
Episode 5: Family

Episode 5: Family

2014-10-0300:22:56

For many of us, our greatest stories involve our families. They can be funny, they can be heartbreaking, but every single one of us has a story about something wonderful or terrible our family has done to us, or we’ve done to our family.Today, three stories taking us all over the world and all over Australia to three very different family situations.
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