Nothing makes more compelling TV than a great interview – for the wrong or right reasons. Here’s our list off all-time classic interviews (in no particular order). I’m sure there’s a lot missing – let us know in the comments.
This was on the Midday show in the 1990’s. It was a discussion about Australia becoming a republic. Normie Rowe, who fought in the Vietnam War for Australia under the Australian Flag clearly took exception to comments from controversial commentator Ron Casey.
The Willesee and Hewson GST cake interview.
Julian Assange interviews Julia Gillard on Q and A.
Parkinson interview Muhammad Ali circa 1971, full interview with an amazing insight into the mind of a powerful figure. (Hour-long but worth it!)
Van Halen David Lee Roth Interview. Need we say more. Keep burning those candles…
Nixon interview with David Frost
Bob Dylan: San Francisco Press Conference (Dec. 1965)
March 5th, 1983. An intense interview between the new head of the Labour party Bob Hawke and Richard Carelton. Best known as the “Blood that’s on your hands” Interview.
Kevin Rudd PM of Australia losing it during an interview with Kerry O’Brien of ABC TV- 7.30 report.
Paxman interviews hapless minister Chloe Smith on Newsnight 26.06.2012 (STARTS 6.19)
During this BBC interview Ed Miliband gives a virtually identical answer to every question that the interviewer asks