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Title Jennifer Byrne Presents The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony - Ep 7 Of 7
Published Australia : ABC, 2014
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Summary Jennifer Byrne and a panel of esteemed guests are presenting a sinfully good seven weeks' viewing of deadly sins. This week the final sin Gluttony will be discussed in all of its 'guilt inducing glory'.Gluttony, the overindulgence, over-consumption or extravagant wastefulness of food and drink, has made an indelible mark on literature and the arts throughout the ages. Is it a sin of mortification or inequity? Is it just a weakness, a lacking in self-control or is it a blatant disregard for the notion of moderation and a summoning up of every pleasure-seeking cell in one's being.Jennifer is joined by broadcaster Mark Colvin; author and food blogger Charlotte Wood; author of the wickedly funny, The Cook, Wayne Macauley; and George McEncroe, a comedian with many previous lives, to discuss gluttony in the conflicted age of instagrammed food porn and an ever increasing instance of obesity in the Western world.Works looked at include The Art of Eating (M.F.K. Fisher), The Satyricon (Petronius), James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl), Henry IV Parts 1& 2, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Julius Caesar (William Shakespeare), Oliver Twist, Great Expectations (Charles Dickens), The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle), Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School - Frank Richards (Charles Hamilton), Homer Simpson in The Simpsons, 'Hymn to the Belly' (Ben Jonson), Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy (Ben Jonson), La Grande Bouffe (Marco Ferreri's film), The Bonfire of the Vanities (Tom Wolfe), Much Depends Upon Dinner (Margaret Visser) and Big Brother (Lionel Shriver).PRODUCTION DETAILS:Jennifer Byrne Presents Seven Deadly Sins is produced by ABC Arts. Series Producer: Amber Ma; Executive Producer: Kath Earle; Researcher: Fleur Mitchell
Event Broadcast 2014-08-26 at 22:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Gluttony.
Obesity -- Health aspects.
Self-control.
Food and drink.
Form Streaming video
Author Byrne, Jennifer, host
Colvin, Mark, contributor
Macauley, Wayne, contributor
McEncroe, George, contributor
Wood, Charlotte, contributor