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Starlady: Hairdresser to the Outback

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 December 2013

Starlady Nungari is a flamboyant transgender hairdresser who brings colour into the lives of young Aboriginal people in the Australian outback.

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Desmond Morris has been a painter for as long as he has been a scientist. He is also a legendary writer and broadcaster. He talks about his passions for all things human.

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(Picture: Starlady Nungari © 360 Degree Films)

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