Much loved family movie, Shrek, is taking to the stage. Ben Mingay, who stars as Shrek, and Lucy Durak, who plays Princess Fiona, dropped by the studio to chat with Denis Walter. Ben revealed it’ll take two hours for make up artists to transform him into Shrek before every show! The musical hits Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s […]
Denis Walter is one of Victoria’s most iconic voices, in more ways than one.
He has hosted 3AW Afternoons since 2008, keeping Melburnians up-to-date during the working week while interviewing local stars and some of the biggest international names around.
Before that, Denis presented news and weather on WIN and Channel Nine for several years.
He has also enjoyed a decorated singing career, with his incredible baritone voice giving Australians spine-tingles every Christmas Eve at the annual Carols by Candlelight concert.
Denis lives in Geelong and takes every opportunity to spruik his beloved Cats.
3AW’s own Jane Holmes has shared a heartfelt message for her partner of fifteen years, Peter Acfield, for #SayItNow week. She thanks Peter, who she first met through radio, for his generosity and support when she lost both of her parents. Press PLAY below to watch Jane’s #SayItNow video. Press PLAY below to hear Jane […]
Denis just wanted to enjoy a warming fire… and ended up housebound. The 3AW Afternoons host was chopping wood when he threw his back out. “The actual log splitting was fine. When I reached for what I’d split — bang! It completely seized up,” Denis told Grubby and Dee Dee, who stepped in at the […]
By WENDY HARGREAVES Your food hunting correspondent has just returned from a fried chicken and brisket binge in the USA. It was all the in the name of research, and I relished every mouthful. But I’ve come home to clean out the arteries with a dose of the fresh, wholesome Melbourne food. Our city knows […]
Millionaire Hot Seat contestant Melissa Fistric didn’t go home with any money, but she did reveal her deepest ambition on TV — to sing at Carols by Candlelight. Melissa surprised Denis in studio today, and they sang a very early Christmas duet! Press PLAY below to see the video.
Once rivals, now reunited! Now moving in a new direction, former ABC host Clare Bowditch will be joined by best-selling author Jamila Rizvi and author Zoe Foster Blake for an evening of conversation and song on the topics of creativity and courage later this month. Click PLAY above for the full chat. Tea with Jam […]
Lawrence Levy was headhunted by Steve Jobs to make Pixar a success. In 1994, Pixar was a little-known graphics company that was losing money by the minute. But when Jobs put Levy in charge, Pixar went on to change the entertainment industry landscape forever. Levy told Denis Walter it all started when Jobs saw a picture […]
Jane Seymour is a former Bond girl and the star of cult classic Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman. She’s had a fascinating career and is in town for a couple of intimate meet-and-greets, as well as the Melbourne Cup. “I had no idea what to expect, I had no idea what I was embarking on,” she […]
Natalie Imbruglia will be churning out some new songs soon. The superstar is in town to perform at Derby Day, and she told Denis Walter she’ll be writing new material in the new year. “Next year I have a mini-tour in the UK in February, and then I’m head-down writing,” she said. Imbruglia is moving […]
Funnyman Peter Helliar joined Denis Walter for a chat this afternoon. He’s got a new game show and plans for another children’s book. Click PLAY to hear more
Every Thursday at 2.30pm Paul Harris is a film critic with nearly 40 years’ experience. He hosts Australia’s longest running film show, Film Buffs Forecast, which began on 3RRR and now airs as a podcast recorded at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre. Paul has been the Director of the St Kilda Film Festival for many years. He […]
Every Tuesday, 2.30pm Dominic Alafaci is a financial adviser with over 35 years of experience. He is currently the managing director of independent financial advice service, Collins House. Dominic has both a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). He is a lifetime member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, and a […]
Every Thursday at 2pm Paul Maric knows just about everything there is to know about cars. He has over ten years of experience as a motoring journalist and CarAdvice’s Senior Road Tester. He’s often travelling to exciting destinations to put new vehicles through their paces and evaluate their credentials. Paul’s love of all things automotive […]
Every Wednesday at 1.30pm Dr Ross Walker is a leading Australian cardiologist, with a focus on preventative cardiology. He has written seven books on preventative health topics and is a regular contributor to medical journals and publications. Ross was the first cardiologist to introduce coronary calcium scoring to Australia in 1999. He has a medical […]
Tuesday 12.30pm, weekly Peter Hitchener is one of Melbourne’s most recognisable faces (and certainly has Melbourne’s most recognisable giggle too!). He is a highly respected newsreader who has presented Nine News Melbourne since 1998, and last year celebrated 45 years at Nine. In 2017, Peter was awarded an Order of Australia medal for his services […]
The Man In Black is back! Tex Perkins joined Denis Walter in studio to discuss his Johnny Cash tribute show. Click PLAY below to hear him explain how it came about.