Strictly Speaking

This is a game show where contestants have to conquer a fear that many people have. This fear is public speaking. The contestants have to prepare a speech and present it in front of a live audience. The person that does the best wins.

Wednesday 9:00 PM et/pt on Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1 Season, 13 Episodes
September 29, 2010
Game Show, Reality
Cast: Micheal Gurr
Strictly Speaking

Strictly Speaking Full Episode Guide

  • Tonight the best three speakers of the Strictly Speaking series meet in the grand final as they attempt to talk their way to the title of Australia's best speaker.

  • In the third final of the series, a university student from the bush who enjoys the art of persuasion, a social worker who lost his sight as an adult and a uni student with a love of politics compete for the last place in the grand final.

  • In the second final, a law student with a passion for social justice, a family man who would like Australia to embrace its diversity and a public servant who tries his hand at stand-up meet in the third final of Strictly Speaking.

  • In the first of three finals, a Melbourne law student with a love of archery, a tour guide who turns adversity into possibility and the talkative school boy with a gift of the gab take centre stage in the first final of Strictly Speaking.

  • A Melbourne university student with a love of archery and music, a fast talking law student with a passion for social justice, and a professional spruiker and marketing consultant take centre stage on Strictly Speaking.

  • Tonight a 64 year old electrician from NSW, a public servant, and a young school teacher from remote far north Queensland take centre stage on Strictly Speaking.

  • A Queensland surfer with an ambition to be Prime Minister, a Victorian school teacher and mother of four, and an Iraqi refugee who enjoys cricket, stand and deliver on Strictly Speaking.

  • A creative writing student from Sydney with a love of vampires, a mother and public servant from WA, and a blind social worker from Armidale with an inspiring story take to the Strictly Speaking stage.

  • A law student with a passion for politics, a disability worker who never writes down her speeches and a chef to the stars serve up some discourse on Strictly Speaking.

  • A WA school teacher with a passion for social issues, a bank teller who loves to hold the floor, and an Indigenous facilitator take centre stage.

  • Sibling rivalry takes centre stage as a talkative Year 12 student battles it out with his law student brother and a mining manager with a love of volcanoes.

  • A young mum from Adelaide who speaks on matters close to her heart, a country boy from WA obsessed with sports commentating, and a tour guide who finds humour in adversity step into the spotlight.

  • A uni student from the bush who practices speeches on the dunny, a performance artist from Melbourne and an antiques dealer from Yamba compete in television's first public speaking contest, hosted by Andrew Hansen.

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