Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Water Diviner', and 'The Pacific: In the Footsteps of Captain Cook.'

It’s Monday night. Eurovision fabulousness is yesterday’s news. And that means it’s time for some serious, hard-hitting TV. Yesterday, I forgot to include a link to the relevant ON DEMAND pages on SBS VICELAND for the next two chapters of the story of LOOT. So, for those of you living in Australia… in episode three, …

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Yeah – LOOT is up against the Eurovision Grand Final at 7.30pm tonight. I mean, that’s quite a choice. Even I’m feeling rather conflicted. But if you feel like some meaty and mind-blowing TV tonight, tune in to SBS VICELAND to see the fight against the rape of Egypt’s ancient past in the first hour, …

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Yep. So much work. So little sleep. And it was all worth it. Every time I see these stories… even though I know them upside down and back to front now… it makes my blood boil. To know that they’re out in the world now, where they might make a difference – that’s why I …

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Sounds like the perfect thing for a wintery Sunday evening, right? Well, “Loot” will certainly make your blood boil, so there is that. Tune in to SBS VICELAND at 7.30pm AEST on Sunday 8 May for the gut-wrenching tale of the looting of the Iraq Museum as US forces advance on Baghdad.15,000 irreplaceable antiquities are …

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A review that starts like that? Daggers to the heart. Why? Well, imagine you’re a restaurant specializing in satay and a review comes out that starts with the line: “I don’t usually eat peanuts… because I’m likely to go into anaphylactic shock.” Or you’re a producer on Survivor and a critic announces they’ve: “never been …

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Have you ever taken a moment to wonder what you’d tell yourself if you could wind back time a bit? I was lucky enough to have the brilliant Monique Mulligan ask me to do just that – to write a letter to my unpublished self. It was more challenging, and more rewarding, than I thought …

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This little gem could have been written yesterday, right? Nah. Try a thousand years ago. If more of us listened to the lessons history has to teach us, the world would be a far better place than it is today. Witness for the prosecution – a fine embodiment right here of why I love my …

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Why celebrate? Well, yesterday was the anniversary of that magnificent day in July when I was fortunate enough to land this spectacular human being. We were married in a turret of a Crusader castle overlooking the Aegean in the Turkish town of Bodrum… for the history buffs amongst you, Bodrum was the ancient city of …

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First, a disclaimer. I’m an avowed pacifist. But I’m also not one to say ‘no thanks, I’d rather just stay here drinking fine wine and reading by the fire’ when a new experience is on offer. So it was that I found myself on a hillside in New Zealand shooting at what the experts assured …

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