Nights for Wednesday 26 August 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Haggis history

Catherine Brown, food historian

Origin of the haggis (much to the consternation of the Scottish), and a revival in traditional Scottish cookery.

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...

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 5

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Wednesday Drama: The Lonesome Buckwhips

Aftermath: Part 4 of 4

It's almost beyond belief that a family band from such poor beginnings could achieve so much on the world stage in such a short time.

In this episode we hear live recordings from the Lonesome Buckwhips' astoundingly successful world tour - a tour that should have seen them set for life. But the Lonesome Buckwhips' journey was less a highway and more a game of snakes and ladders. So what happened? What went wrong?

The Lonesome Buckwhips is available to listen to online.

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.