Monday to Friday, 7pm - Midnight

12 January 2009

19:10 New Year's resolutions

Motivators or recipes for disappointment? Chris discusses New Year's resolutions with psychologist Sara Chatwin.

19:30 The Secret Life of Children's Songwriters

Kirsten Johnstone enters the world of those who make music for little folks.

20:10 Ross Ewing

Chris talks to quiet over-achiever Ross Ewing, a Christchurch-based pilot, doctor, aerobat and now world-renowned aviation author.

20:30 Windows on the World. Part one of the two-part BBC documentary Playing Castro's Tune

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, Stephen Evans explores the country's politics and culture. He travels to Cuba to find out how the country's music and musicians were affected by the revolution.

21:10 Bouncers and Beercans

In tonight's vintage Spectrum documentary, Jack Perkins probes the anatomy of a test match. The first test of the 1982 series between Australia and New Zealand, played at the Basin Reserve. Players and their wives, spectators, umpires and commentators follow the progress of this rain-interrupted game and talk about test cricket.

22:10 Late Edition: picks of the day's news interviews.

22:30 Haida Gwaii

The language spoken by the Haida Gwaii people, who live on an archipelago off the northwest coast of British Columbia, is facing extinction. Amelia Nurse reports.

11:10 The Chess Records Hour hosted by Marshall Chess

Chess talks about his father's record label, Chess Records, home to Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry.