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TONY ARMSTRONG’S EXTRA-ORDINARY THINGS premieres this May on ABC

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Extra-Ordinary Things features Tony Armstrong exploring Australia’s hidden past. Catch it on ABC and iview.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is set to launch a captivating new factual series titled Tony Armstrong’s Extra-Ordinary Things. Scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, 21 May at 8 pm on ABC TV, viewers can also stream all episodes immediately on ABC iview.

This five-part series features the charismatic Tony Armstrong, a beloved presenter and host, who explores Australia on his bicycle. Armstrong’s journey uncovers the lesser-known histories embedded in everyday items, brought to light through his interactions with Australians across the nation. These objects, though ordinary at a glance, reveal stories of profound historical significance.

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Armstrong’s ambitious goal through his travels is to assemble a unique exhibition for the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. This exhibition, aimed at showcasing these extraordinary stories, is set to open on 21 June.

Tony Armstrong’s Extra-Ordinary Things distinguishes itself by focusing on the powerful narratives held by ordinary Australians, making it much more than just a travel or history show. It is a celebration of the country’s rich heritage, narrated through its people and their treasured possessions.

The series promises to be an engaging and fast-paced tour of Australia, highlighting the emotional connections people have with their personal belongings and the broader Australian history they represent.

For more exceptional real-life stories, viewers can explore a selection of feel-good series available on ABC iview.

Production Credits: Tony Armstrong’s Extra-Ordinary Things is produced by Fremantle Australia for ABC, with significant investment from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen Australia. The executive producers are Sophie Meyrick and Josie Mason Campbell, directed by Hayden Guppy, and produced by Ash Gibb. ABC Commissioning Editor Julie Hanna and ABC Head of Factual Susie Jones oversee the factual content, with international sales handled by EZ Films.

Tony Armstrong’s Extra-Ordinary Things premieres Tuesday, 21 May at 8 pm on ABC TV, viewers can also stream all episodes immediately on ABC iview.

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