Shows from ABC Long Form
ABC Long Form Episodes
Actor Sam Neill unravels the ANZAC century - its tough truths and enduring legends, revealing his own family's involvement in the ANZAC story for the first time.
Historian-presenter Dr Clare Wright tells the story of the extraordinary women who rose above the hardships and inequalities of late 19th century life to win for Australian women both the right to vote and stand for parliament.
Pieces of Me tells the story of three Australian women who have all inherited gene disorder, BRCA 2. This means they have an 80% risk of developing breast cancer and a 60% chance of getting ovarian cancer by the time they reach 50.
This is the story of a tenacious Australian jet pilot, David Mayman, as he strives to achieve his childhood dream of building and free-flying his very own Rocket Belt, only to discover he faces a nearly impossible task.
In February 2009, ferocious bushfires ravaged Victoria. Whole towns, 178 people, vast forests and millions of animals perished. This is the story of how the unique ecosystem of South Eastern Australia both promotes and recovers from fire.
Ronald Reagan was able to turn from celebrity to US President and now Donald Trump wants to do the same - both Republicans and both facing the White House at around 70-years-old. But what was Reagan's lasting impact on American politics?
This documentary depicts the dramatic discovery of prehistoric civilisations in central China, which has challenged the prevailing archaeological wisdom about the geographical origin of the human species.
You can't tell an Australian by the way they look, but the minute they open their mouths, the guessing is over. But why do we speak the way we do? Comedian John Clarke attempts to find out.
Corporate executive Heather Swan fell so in love with world-renowned adventurer Dr Glenn Singleman, that she decided to undergo a physical and emotional transformation culminating in a world record wingsuit BASEjump from the world's highest cliff.
David Suchet, TV's Poirot, has spent much of his life acting out the plots and dramas created by Agatha Christie. He embarks on a journey to learn more about the woman who created him.
The Wood Royal Commission unleashed an extraordinary investigation that swept through the NSW Police Force like a tsunami. For many, the stakes were life or death. Not everyone survived.
Madhouse Mess discovers how the Republican Party's political dysfunction, from the Tea Party to Reagan hero-worship, left Washington in gridlock.
Gallipoli From Above reveals the real story about the Gallipoli landing dispelling the myths about poor planning, wrong beaches and British generals sending Australian troops to certain death.
Multi-award winning Aussie comedian Felicity Ward takes up the challenge of breaking down the stigmas around mental health.
The Black Saturday bushfires claimed 173 lives, left more than 7,000 homeless and destroyed close to half a million hectares of Victorian bushland. Inside the Firestorm tells the story of what happened.
Dr Dean Miller, scientist, marine biologist and eco-adventurer, journeyed to the end of the world, Macquarie Island, only to discover he had four and a half million noisy neighbours.
Unique footage depicts the ancient monuments of Beijing as well as its modern landscape of high rise and freeways and the stadiums and sporting facilities constructed for the Olympics from a rarely seen aerial perspective.
Bodyline is the stuff of legend. But what was it actually like to face these speeding bouncing deliveries without any helmet, and wearing pads and gloves very different from today's high tech gear?