Richard Fidler is a broadcaster who has had several lives as a musician, writer and cartoonist. He currently hosts Conversations with Richard Fidler, an in-depth, hour-long interview program on ABC Radio.
In the longform interview show The Conversation Hour, Richard conducted in-depth interviews with people like General Peter Cosgrove, Steve Waugh, Joanne Lees, Hugh Jackman and Jane Fonda.
Richard is known as a member of comedy group The Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS) in another life. He played to audiences in London, Edinburgh, New York and Barcelona, as well as just about every town and city in Australia. With DAAS he appeared in many TV series, such as The Big Gig, DAAS Kapital in Australia, as well as Friday Night Live and Viva Cabaret in the UK, performing alongside the likes of Eartha Kitt and Tom Jones.
Since then, Richard has presented ABC TV’s documentary series Race Around the World, the arts and culture show Vulture and AfterShock, a series on future technology.
Richard’s first book, Ghost Empire, a blend of Byzantine history and travel memoir, was published in 2016.
Richard Fidler travels from Queensland Australia
- A Wild Ride Through The Challenges of the 21st Century
- Don't Believe the Hypertext
- The New Future
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