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Retire to the eclectic environs of the RN Drive Drawing Room, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional.

The Drawing Roo‪m‬ ABC Podcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

Retire to the eclectic environs of the RN Drive Drawing Room, for music, musings and unexpected conversations. The Drawing Room is equal parts performance space, salon, and kitchen table confessional.

    White Feminism, individualism and a new way forward

    White Feminism, individualism and a new way forward

    The last century has seen huge steps forward for women's rights: at the ballot box; in the home; and in the workplace.

    But has that progress been universal? And in whose image have those rights been shaped?

    Koa Beck looks at the history of feminism and points to a more collective future.

    • 25 min
    Tiger Daughter and the stories we share

    Tiger Daughter and the stories we share

    When Rebecca Lim saw her daughter's school recommended reading list, she realised that it had barely changed in the three decades since she'd been a student there.

    And that people like her, and her daughter, were still not reflected in the books that they were given.

    And so Rebecca set out to make a change: by writing her own book.

    • 21 min
    Wintering at Tolstoy's Estate

    Wintering at Tolstoy's Estate

    In the midst of the Russian Winter, a German military unit turned the estate of Leo Tolstoy into a field hospital.

    In his latest novel, prize-winning author Steven Conte has used this true moment in history to create a grand tale of conflict and romance.

    • 23 min
    Playing Noël Coward

    Playing Noël Coward

    Tim McKew started off as a child star before entering the world of cabaret.

    He's performed on small stages with Nick Cave and took on Berlin before the fall of the wall.

    In the Drawing Room, Tim shares his adventures and talks about taking on the role of Noël Coward

    • 17 min
    Experiencing screen culture

    Experiencing screen culture

    How does a museum exhibition become a special space: separate from the world outside?

    And can that connection remain after you've left the building?

    Seb Chan talks about his role as the Chief Experience Officer at ACMI and why he believes the story is an essential part of curation.

    • 21 min
    Lewis Major's work is Unfolding

    Lewis Major's work is Unfolding

    Lewis Major is one of the rising stars of Australian dance, with works presented around the world.

    In the Drawing Room, he talks about his journey from the shearing shed to the spotlight and explains how he put together a new show where the audience will be cars.

    • 22 min

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4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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love this segment on RN Drive. Such an eclectic mix of guests, you never know what you're going to get. A great relaxing and entertaining listen!

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