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12:40 Stepping Out

Raewyn White reviews Auckland Theatre Company's production of Stepping Out which heads to Hamilton, New Plymouth, Hawkes Bay and Tauranga after its Auckland season at Skycity.

Stepping Out.

The cast of Stepping Out.

12:50 The state of Maori theatre

We bring together Maori playwrights Whiti Hereaka and Albert Belz, and actor Rawiri Paratene, to consider ahead of a festival of Maori playwriting in Auckland.

Raising the Titanics
Raising the Titanic

Rawiri Paratene and Roimata Fox in Purapurawhetu.

1:00 At the Movies with Simon Morris

The war of the sexes - Sex and the City, Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky and the home life of the Tolstoys in The Last Station.

1:30 Lucy Orbell joins some young film-makers at Boot Camp

1:40 On The Rocks

We preview a play about the brief and fiery relationship between writers DH Lawrence and Katherine Mansfield, and their partners - On the Rocks has its New Zealand premiere this week at Christchurch's Court Theatre.

The cast of On the Rocks.
The cast of On the Rocks.

1:55 Paul Diamond reviews Whiti Hereaka's new play, Te Kaupoi

2:00 The Laugh Track

Actor and entertainer, Mark Wright.

2:20 InsideOut

An exhibition of art by prisoners who want to be judged solely on their artistic merit.

2:30 Chapter & Verse

Our featured writer today is Pip Adam, who's continuing New Zealand's fine tradition of disconcerting short story writing in her new collection, Everything We Hoped For, published by VUP.

Everything We Hoped for by Pip Adams

Charles Koroneho.2:40 Charles Koroneho

Charles Koroneho, (right) is a true all rounder: dancer, choreographer, Elam school of fine arts graduate and lecturer in Performing and Screen Arts.

Alexander Lazarev.2:50 Music censorship in Russia under Stalin

A look into music censorship in Russia post the second world war under Stalin and why Prokovev was forced to rewrite the finale to his 7th symphony.

Pictured left: Alexander Lazarev

3:00 The Sunday Drama

Fiona Samuels' Blonde Bombshell looks back to the days of Marilyn Munro when a small-town New Zealand teenager decides to go blonde - and has to face the consequences.