Nights for Wednesday 5 October 2011
7:10 The Clown Doctor
Jean-Paul Bell is the key humorist therapist and trainer in the SMILE study and uses humour to manage agitation in patients with dementia, which is being shown to be as widely effective as antipsychotic drugs.
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: Visual Arts
Tuning our eyes to the objects of human creativity is Emma Bugden, Senior Curator from the Dowse... South Korea.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: The Tutor by Dave Armstrong
John Sellers - rich, brash and used to getting what he wants, enlists the services of school teacher Richard Holton to tutor his son Nathan at mathematics. A straightforward enough proposition, until the characters wants and needs collide head on. The resulting conflict takes each of the characters out of their comfort zone.
There’s monetarism, education reforms and parenting in a story full of sparkling dialogue, witty one liners and insights into the human condition from a major New Zealand writer.
Cast: William Walker, Matthew Chamberlain, Paul Harrop, Michele Amas, Jerome Leota and Sonia Yee.
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 Jazz Live
A four-part series featuring live performances from a diverse range of European jazz artists and groups.