Week 15 interviews and performances from Jorje Cuba and Rafaela Lopez, Bob Downe and Patrick McMahon.

With a special introduction by our talented hosts Tristan Meechan and Bec Reid.

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined - Week 15 welcome from our hosts


Week 15: Curious Minds

Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid welcome us to the performances for Week 15.

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Bob Downe

Week 15: Curious Minds

When comedian Mark Trevorrow birthed his over-the-top safari-suit-wearing character Bob Downe in 1984, the aim was to make people laugh but he has been delighted to discover Bob hasn’t just nailed that, he has also helped many young people to become comfortable in their sexuality.

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Rafaela Lopez and Jorje Cuba

Week 15: Curious Minds

Jorje Cuban is a Bolivian musician who sings us a song called Caripuyo in an Indigenous Bolivian language. Rafaela Lopez has been a fearless, tireless community advocate, forging ground-breaking support for the Spanish-speaking Latin American communities. 

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined Patrick McMahon

Week 15: Curious Minds

Country singer Patrick McMahon learned early on that showbiz is a rollercoaster when he was given the cane by a Benedictine Monk at his boarding school after winning a televised talent show when he was 16.

Victorian Seniors Festival reimagined, 'Ask Swampy'

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