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Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for Friday 25 March 2011

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow by Vera Lynn, chosen by Celia Smith from Richmond in Nelson.

1:15 NZ Music Live

Barnaby Weir

Audio of NZ Music Live can be found on our music web page.

2:10 Feature stories

Award-winning chef Heston Blumenthal is just as comfortable with a blow torch as he is with a food processor. You need to be part mad scientist, part chef to create dishes like snail porridge and bacon and egg ice cream. The three-star Michelin chef is on his first visit to New Zealand this weekend for the sellout 3 Chefs event at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.

2:30 Reading

Part five of Plumb by Maurice Gee.

2:45 Feature Album

Empty Glass by Pete Townshend.

3:12 One Stop Shop

Zibibbo owner/chef, Adam Newell shares his recipe for Wood Roasted Figs with Gorgonzola and Parma Ham with Waldorf Salad.

Yvonne Lorkin's wine selections:
Cheap and Cheerful: Dusky Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Mid-Price Magic: W5 Marlborough Chardonnay 2009
Treat Yourself: Riverfarm Godfrey Road Marlborough Pinot Noir 2009

Noelle McCarthy reviews Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf from 1966.

3:35 NZ Society

Mira Star helped set up Wellington's Downstage in the sixties, pioneered the home-birthing movement in the seventies and survived the 2002 Bali bombing. Jason Moon continues his conversation with the Kiwi pioneer.

4:06 The Panel

Duncan Webb and Matt Nippert.