This week, the conclusion to our story about Diana Bliss whose death earlier this year was reported around the world. Diana Bliss was a successful international theatre producer. She married controversial businessman Alan Bond 17 years ago knowing that he was likely to be jailed for Australia's biggest corporate fraud. Ms Bliss's body was found at the home in Perth that she shared with Mr Bond. In interviews for Australian Story Ms Bliss's friends described her as 'luminous' and full of life. Actor and friend Carmen Duncan says: 'She was mesmerising; everyone who met Di fell in love with her'. But in the last year or two she succumbed to a serious depressive illness. In this week's program friends and family reveal the private torment behind the seemingly glamorous lifestyle and the lessons that can be drawn.
Australian Story Her Hour Upon the Stage Part 2 (1996– )