Nights for Wednesday 31 August 2011
7:10 Pleasing Gameplay
Sociologist Graeme Kirkpatrick from Manchester University about the aesthetics of video games that make it so enjoyable and somewhat addictive to play.
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
8:00 News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts: Poetry
Poet and teacher of Media and Creative Writing at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "classic" poems and poets... the most famous poet of ancient Rome, Virgil.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Life After Life by Frank Cotterell Boyce
A gently humorous drama-documentary which looks at the idea of the Afterlife and what it means around the world. (BBC)
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 Jazz Footprints
Colette Jansen introduces the music of past, present and future jazz greats.