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 Springs2008100820081008 (BBC7)
20130526 (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.

02The Gold Coast2008101520130602 (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.

03Canberra2008102220081022 (BBC7)
20130609 (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.

04 LASTTamworth2008102920130616 (BBC7)
20141025 (BBC7)

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

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