Nights for Wednesday 8 May 2013
7:10 American Rugby
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 – Video Games
Joystick ninja Matt Maguire rescues princesses and saves the Earth countless times via a myriad of gaming platforms - does game of the year 'Bioshock Infinite' have a deeper message than "kill everyone"?
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 Madness You Can Trust by Brian Sergent
A funny, touching and uplifting play about Gideon Michael Delancy, a photographer who voluntarily admits himself to a psychiatric ward attached to a New Zealand public hospital. (RNZ)
10 pm Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
A new twelve-part series of old music and history from the lighter side of early jazz presented by Joe Bevilacqua (aka Joe Bev) from his personal collection of 1920s, 1930s and 1940s 78rpm records.