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.

Aesthetic Theory and the Video Game.

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) 

See the BBC website for this programme.

10:00 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.

11:00 News & Weather

11:06 Jazz Footprints

Colette Jansen introduces the music of past, present and future jazz greats.