Arts on Sunday for Sunday 6 June 2010
12:40 toi iho
The Maori trademark for art and crafts, toi iho, was abandoned by Creative New Zealand. Elizabeth Ellis pushed for toi iho to be established - now she's chairing the Maori foundation which is taking it over.
12:50 40 years of Toi Whakaari
A look at the 40 years of Toi Whakaari The New Zealand Drama School, with Annie Ruth (right) - the current director who was one of the first graduates.
1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris
An interview with researcher Marian Evans who comes up with some unsettling figures about our film industry.
1:30 Lucy discovers a touring theatre show bringing together New Zealand contemporary plays and secondary school students
1:40 Looking Terrific
We revisit the Auckland fashion house of El Jay, which helped New Zealanders look stylish for around 50 years. Doris do Pont went in search of El Jay garments still in wardrobes around the country.
1:55 Up North
Richard Mays reviews a new play from Pip Hall, Up North, which had its world premiere in Palmerston North.
2:00 The Laugh Track
Our guest is Jeremy Corbett, host of the popular TV comedy series Seven Days.
We catch up with the big changes at the Otago Settlers Museum and its multi-million dollar redevelopment.
2:30 Sonnets Unplugged
Shakespeare's sonnets are revisited by actor Rima te Wiata and composer Gareth Farr.
2:40 Chapter and Verse
Poet Anna Livesy (below left) on her first published collection since 2003 when she won a fellowship to study at the Iowa Writers Workshop in the American Midwest.
The hour ends with choreographer Suzanne Cowan talking about her latest project, working with people who can't, or struggle, to see.
3:00 The Sunday Drama
In a change to our advertised Sunday Drama at 3, we are playing one of the many radio dramas which starred the Dame Pat Evison, who died last weekend. This one is All Packed Up by Angie Farrow and it replaces The Great Queen's Birthday Shemozzle.