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Arts on Sunday for Sunday 10 February 2008

12:40 Lucy Orbell marks Te Papa's 10th anniversary (Museums).

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris (Movies).

1:30 Auckland's proposed Q theatre space is about to find out if the new Auckland City Council will stand by the former ACC's promise to substantially fund the project. We talk to Q's Susannah Ritzenhoff and infuriated supporter of the project, actor/director Michael Hurst (Theatre).

1:40 Gail Kern Paster is the Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, which has the world's largest collection of the printed works of Shakespeare, and is a primary repository for rare materials from the early modern period. Gail is a guest speaker at the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA) conference at Otago University. (Literature).

1.50 One of the world's most in demand choreographers, Jorma Elo, is in New Zealand to work with Royal New Zealand Ballet company dancers as part of their upcoming Red tour (Dance).

2:00 The Comedy Slot: Comedian Steve Wrigley spins his favourite comedy tracks (Comedy).

2:20 Rachael Lenart and James Hadley promenade Lynn through the streets of Wellington, scene of their upcoming Fringe play Familiar Strangers (Theatre).

2:30 Writer's Segment: David McLeod, author of Christ Clone, published by Random House. Nicolas Kurtovitch, New Caledonian writer, just completed the Randall Cottage residency in Wellington (Literature).

2.50 BBC (Music)

3:05 Gavin Hipkins talks about his Colin McCahon residency and the new exhibition of photographic-related works that is about to open at Lopdell Gallery in Auckland (Visual Arts).

Railroad By Gavin Hipkins

Railroad by Gavin Hipkins

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3.10 Love and marriage, rights and freedoms are explored in the Drama New Zealand Lamb by Angie Farrow(Radio Drama).

Books/Writers information

Interview with David McLeod, author of Christ Clone, published by Random House.

Interview with recent Randall Cottage fellow, Nicolas Kurtovitch from New Caledonia.