The Info List - Enough Rope

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ENOUGH ROPE WITH ANDREW DENTON (often shortened to ENOUGH ROPE) is a television interview show originally broadcast on ABC1
in Australia. The title of the show came from the phrase "give someone enough rope and they'll hang themselves".

The program was the brainchild of Australian comedian, social critic, producer and media personality Andrew Denton
Andrew Denton
, who hosted the show. The hour-long chat show aired from 2003 to 2008.


* 1 Overview * 2 Notable guests * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links


The show was based around in-depth interviews Denton held with a celebrity or person of note, usually before a studio audience. Many high-profile guests would comment on Denton's meticulous research in interview preparation.

In addition to celebrities, Denton's interviewees have included people who have had extraordinary life stories have or hold interesting professions, such as veterinarians, taxi drivers and diving instructors. An occasional feature of the show was "Show "> Throughout 2004 and 2005 Enough Rope continued to dominate, averaging well over a million viewers weekly. At the beginning of both 2007 and 2008, the series began with several More Than Enough Rope specials, a series that revisited interviews with past guests along with behind the scenes footage. In 2008, the series had a series of interviews with people who are of 'older age', and these interviews were re-titled 'Elders with Andrew Denton' instead of the usual 'Enough Rope' banner. Elders also aired in 2009. The show also included three 'On The Road' Specials in which Denton travelled to a small country town and interviewed some of the local residents about their lives ">

* ^ http://www.abc.net.au/tv/enoughrope/transcripts/s1696148.htm * ^ http://www.abc.net.au/tv/enoughrope/transcripts/s2004488.htm * ^ http://www.abc.net.au/tv/enoughrope/transcripts/s2434528.htm * ^ Denton brings down curtain on Enough Rope (25/10/2008) * ^ 1.5m tune in for Wayne Carey confessions * ^ Curtain comes down on Enough Rope * ^ ENOUGH ROPE with Andrew Denton
Andrew Denton
– episode 60: Pauline