Overnights

Overnights

Australia

Overnights is heard from 2am to 6am nationally on the ABC. There is great music and interesting guests from Australia and all parts of the globe. You'll hear conversations about food, travel, science, music, books, personal finance, sport, film, astronomy, fashion, gardening, relationships, collectables and much more.

Episodes

Lisa Pellegrino's Road Trip - Stop 4: Working to Help Others in Tennant Creek  

On Lisa's big drive from Darwin to Melbourne, she stopped off in the small town of Tennant Creek, about 500 kilometres north of Alice Springs. There Lisa met Jakamarra, who talked about what he wants for the town.

DNA Genetic Genealogy CeCe Moore  

DNA can be used to solve a crime but what can it tell about you and your family's past?

Museum of Broken Relationships  

A museum is celebrating the end of love

Lisa Pellegrino's Road Trip Travels - Stop 3 - Esky Racing - Larrimah  

You've likely used an Esky before to cool your food and your drinks. But, have you ever raced one?

Ghost hunting with Alison Oborn  

Contain within: bone-chilling ghost stories you'll never want to believe.

If you were a tree, what kind would you be?  

If you were a tree, what kind would you be? For Lisa, baobabs and banyans. For Reese, snowgums and woollybutts.

Lisa Pellegrino's Road Trip Travels - Stop 2: Life of a Jackaroo: Mataranka  

Meet Howdy from Mataranka and find out what life’s like as a jackaroo.

Mae West: an icon in black and white  

Mae West was film's first superstar sex symbol, the doyenne of the double entendre and once the highest paid actor in Hollywood. But how much do we know about this cinema icon? Jail, drag, mob-connections and one of the silver screen's greatest writers.

Lisa Pellegrino's Road Trip Travels - David McMahon  

Have you ever made a decision that changed your life completely? Meet ex-5-star chef David McMahon.

Munya Andrews and the Seven Sisters  

The Seven Sisters star formation is steeped in ancient mythology. Munya Andrews is the author of Seven Sisters of the Pleiades: Stories from Around the World.

Spot on the Map - Maffra, Victoria  

A little town in the Gippsland area of Victoria described as having the prettiest main street in the state

The Parkes Elvis festival  

What is it about the annual Elvis festival in Parkes that attracts 25,000 fans?

Weekend warriors  

Weekend workouts might be just as good as working out everyday

Practicing medicine in a war zone  

A Medecins Sans Frontieres doctor on delivering medical aid in Yemen

The Azaria Chamberlain case  

The Author of Evil Angels, which was the definitive book on the case

Simon Gallaher pays tribute to Debbie Reynolds  

The entertainers worked alongside each other on stage

Drownings in Australia  

What can be done to prevent them?

Is the flat white Australia's greatest cultural achievement?  

Australian coffee appears to be taking over the world with local creations like babyccinos, flat whites and the beet latte.

Celebrating the joy of summer swimming pools  

During summer, the municipal baths are the centre of social interaction. The backyard pool is a magnet for family and friends to visit on our searing hot days.

Comic Books Have Taken Over the World  

Whenever Hollywood needs a big hit, they tap into comic book heroes like Superman, Batman, the Avengers and the X-Men. But it hasn't always been that way.

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