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

Remembering the Rhinestone Cowboy - celebrating Glen Campbell's 50 year career  

A voice like velvet - Glen Campbell sold more than 45 million records. He also battled alcoholism and Alzheimer's.

Sharing culture and history with a knowledge keeper  

What is a knowledge keeper? What sort of knowledge is kept and how is it passed on?

Spot on the Map: Wentworth, NSW  

We've jumped across the border to check out this gorgeous little town.

Twinning: the people behind 'That's Not Me  

For a story about living in someone else's shadow, this film certainly shines.

Should slow-walkers pick up the pace (for their health)?  

They may be frustrating. But, interestingly, there's something more important at play.

Now serving: the history of fast food in Australia  

Since our earliest colonial settlers, Australians have had an appetite for cheap, delicious food on the go.

DVD Review: Snatched & Going In Style  

Sometimes reviews are an exercise in appreciation, and others, not so much. This is the latter.

The history of Australian rock and pop – #4: the music media  

What was your most trusted source to find great Australian music?

Spot on the Map: Donald, Victoria  

Join us as we hear about a small country town with a bright future.

Speaking up: inside the science of voice  

It's time to talk about how people talk.

What makes a good pub?  

By definition, they've got to be public and they have to serve alcohol. But there's much more to pubs than that.

Can ginger help with muscle soreness?  

It's delicious. Is it possible that ginger could also be asset in recovery?

The arm rest-le: the dos and don'ts of travel etiquette  

It's said that's all's fair in love and war. But what about when travelling?

Counselling kids about tragedy  

When it comes to big tragedies and kids, what does it actually mean when the official line is: "counselling is being offered"? What should you look for and how do you know your child needs extra help?

All too real: the secret power of The Handmaid's Tale  

It's been made into a film, an opera and the most-talked about TV show of the year. It's also never been out of print, sold millions and been banned in schools for being too sexually explicit and profane. Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale is still both loved and feared.

Spot on the map: Dimboola, Victoria  

The town is another hidden secret in rural Victoria.

Follow the lede: a prince walks into a bar by Lexy Hamilton-Smith  

It might sound like a a joke, but the incident is being taken very seriously.

Can spending time exercising save you time?  

Elevating your heart rate could help you at work.

On the green: a look at bowls and bowling clubs in Australia  

For much of the 20th century, bowls was one of Australia's favourite pastimes.

Talking Girlhood: interview with The Preatures  

The band thinks they've found the secret to eternal youth.

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