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Whicker's World


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Living with Waltzing Matilda Alan Whicker introduces the fifth of ten films in Australia's bicentennial year. Beautiful people abound in Sydney, and more than a few exotic blooms are on display at Lady Primrose Potter 's fancy dress ball, where Diana 'Bubbles' Fisher, society columnist and daughter-in-law of a former Archbishop of Canterbury chronicles proceedings attired as Brunhilde. Then there is the annual Sleaze Ball where
6,000 gays in this, the gayest of cities, pogo through the night to the laser lighting of Jeff Hardy , who once decked the displays at Fortnum and Mason. But first
Alan Whicker meets the man who migrated 12,000 miles from East Ham - to become a dustman - and the orphan abandoned in a Cumbrian workhouse 50 years ago, who is now an Australian cabinet minister.
Assistant producer MO BOWYER Film cameraman RAY HENMAN
Sound recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor LIZ THOYTS Producer ROGER MILLS BBC Bristol


Introduces: Matilda Alan Whicker
Unknown: Lady Primrose Potter
Unknown: Jeff Hardy
Unknown: Alan Whicker
Producer: Mo Bowyer
Unknown: Ray Henman
Unknown: Keith Rodgerson

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