Nights for Wednesday 15 July 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Scottish Sins

Stuart MacBride, Scottish crime writer on falling into a life of writing due to peer pressure, and why he chooses to fictionally reveal the seedy underbelly of the granite city, his hometown of Aberdeen - also what his latest book Blind Eye offers.

7:30 At The Movies

Film reviews and movie business with Simon Morris.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries

8:45 Offbeat - Jazz Reviews

Fergus Barrowman, jivester.

The needle drops on both local and overseas jazz releases.

This week, contemporary big band music.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 5

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Wednesday Drama

Pontypool (CBC - Canada) by Tony Burgess with director Bruce MacDonald.

Pontypool is a psychological thriller depicting the outbreak of a new kind of virus - one that seems to infect language itself.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 6

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11 pm News & Weather

11:06 The Jazz Hour

Includes Round Midnight, Jazz Footprints and Jazz at Lincoln Center.