Tina C Goes Down Under - The Aborogynal Monologues

Country singer and US presidential hopeful Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green, looks at the Australian obsession with country music.

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01Alice Springs2008100820130526 (BBC7)
20141004 (BBC7)
20160814 (BBC7)

Country singer and US presidential hopeful Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green, looks at the Australian obsession with country music.

Tina learns about traditional indigenous culture from local Kooris and compares it to the treatment of the Native Americans in her country.

Tina learns about traditional indigenous culture from local Kooris and compares it to the treatment of the Native Americans in her country.

Country music icon and 2008 presidential hopeful Tina C looks at the Australian obsession with country music and the relationship with the indigenous owners of the land. Tina visits the little people of this vast continent which is damn big and kinda empty.

Written and performed by Christopher Green

Additional voices by Julia Morris

Music production by Duncan Walsh Atkins.

Director Claire Grove.

1/4. Alice Springs

02The Gold Coast2008101520130602 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)
20160828 (BBC7)

Tina explores Brisbane, where developers have built so many skyscraper hotels that the beach is in shade for most of the day.

She sings her version of Waltzing Matilda on a local breakfast TV show and parties at a redneck bar.

Tina explores Brisbane, where developers have built so many skyscraper hotels that the beach is in shade for most of the day. She sings her version of Waltzing Matilda on a local breakfast TV show and parties at a redneck bar.

Aborogynal Monologues

Country singer and US presidential hopeful Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green, looks at the Australian obsession with country music.

2/4. The Gold Coast

03Canberra2008102220130609 (BBC7)
20141018 (BBC7)
20160904 (BBC7)

Tina performs for the state opening of Parliament.

However, problems arise when she finds out seconds before the gig that Waltzing Matilda is not the national anthem.

Tina performs for the state opening of Parliament. However, problems arise when she finds out seconds before the gig that Waltzing Matilda is not the national anthem.

Country singer and US presidential hopeful Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green, looks at the Australian obsession with country music.

3/4. Canberra

04 LASTTamworth2008102920130616 (BBC7)
20141025 (BBC7)
20160911 (BBC7)

Tina looks up Auriel Andrew, famous for her song Truck Driving Woman.

Tina looks up Auriel Andrew, famous for her song Truck Drivin' Woman.

Country singer and US presidential hopeful Tina C, the comic creation of Christopher Green, looks at the Australian obsession with country music.

3/4. Tamworth