Navigation for Sunday 4 'til 8

9:06 The Sunday Feature: Sound Matters

A feature from Irish Public Ratio which takes a journey into sound and how it plays such an influential, yet often undervalued role in our lives. The documentary looks at how sound affects us at work and at play, from the bizarre to the breathtaking - and how the ephemeral nature of sound gets inside and around us 360°, 24/7. (RTE)

5:12 Spiritual Outlook

Our regular catch up with the world of religion, spirituality, faith and ethics – presented by Justin Gregory and Sonia Yee, alternating with a series from the BBC's World Service programme, Heart and Soul.

5:36 Blue Smoke

Tracing the birth and evolution of New Zealand’s recorded popular music. A series written, presented and produced by Chris Bourke, author of the award winning book: Blue Smoke: the Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music.  (RNZ, originally broadcast on Radio New Zealand Concert)

6:06 Te Ahi Kaa

Exploring issues and events from a tangata whenua perspective (RNZ)

7:06 World Book Club: John Boyne - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

See the BBC website for this programme.