0:37 Nick and Fiona talk about Mike Leigh’s new film, Peterloo. It’s about an 1819 pro-democracy workers’ rights rally in Manchester, UK which turned into one of the bloodiest massacres in English history when government forces mowed into and over crowds.
03:16 Fiona interviews acclaimed director Mike Leigh about Peterloo, in cinemas now.
21:26 Pro-wrestling fan and colleague Shelly Peacock (Orvilleland podcast) joins Nick and Fiona to talk about new series, Dark Side of the Ring now streaming at SBS On Demand and coming to SBS VICELAND in June. The show reveals the darker, lesser known stories of 1970s and ’80s pro-wrestling.
35:47 Nick’s been watching The Hustle, a remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson, and Long Shot, a romantic comedy starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen. Both films are in cinemas now. Fiona’s been absorbed in the world of Eurovision, but found time to re-watch her go-to ’70s disaster film, The Poseidon Adventure.
This episode was recorded on Wednesday, 15 May 2019.