Arts on Sunday for Sunday 20 December 2009
20 December 2009
12:40 Theatre director Juliet O'Brien
Find out what it takes to audition hopefuls for your International Festival of the Arts production, as we hear from Juliet O'Brien, writer and director of The Letter Writer.
The Letter Writer
12:50 We mark the 80th anniversary of the jewel in Auckland's cultural crown, the Civic Theatre
1:00 The best - and worst - films of the year
You can look forward to a lively conversation from a couple of opinionated movie critics Dan Slevin and Dominic Corry, on the best - and worst - films of the year.
1:30 Black Milk
Photographer John Savage shows us the exhausting and exhilarating process of creating Douglas Wright's landmark dance work, Black Milk, published by Craig Potton.
1:40 Publishing 2009
Another panel discussion, this time on the best books and how our publishing industry has performed through the year - hear what Laura Kroetsch, Ruth Todd and Gill Clarke have to say.
2:00 The Laugh Track
We loved him so much the first time, and his comedy collection is so vast, that we've invited back cartoonist Chris Slane to present the last Laugh Track of 2009.
2:30 Chapter and Verse
A triple helping of poetry - TV reporter by day, poet by night, Richard Langston's fourth collection, and Louise Wallace and Bryan Walpert (below) on their debut publications.
3:00 The Sunday Drama
Part two of a BBC production of The Inheritance of Loss - adapted from Kiran Desai's Booker prize-winning novel.