Nights for Wednesday 16 October 2013
7:10 Making Curious Work
How curiosity helps to build better business, with local entrepreneur Selwyn Pellett.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 - Contemporary Classical
Radio New Zealand Concert's Sound Lounge host Kate Mead raises her bow on both contemporary classical music, plus recent releases of old masters Henry Wong Doe, The Sixteen and Ellika Solo Rafael.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - The Cairo Trilogy, by Naguib Mahfouz (Part 1 of 3)
Dramatised by Ayeesha Menon from the novels of Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz and recorded on the streets of Cairo. The first episode begins at the end of World War I and culminates in a popular uprising in March 1919 when the eldest son Fahmy joins the nationalist cause. (BBC)
A series of half-hour current affairs programmes, featuring Radio New Zealand's most experienced correspondents.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 New Jazz Archive - Frank Zappa
Delving into the many shades of jazz. Digging in the archives and selecting from the standards and classics to the modern masters and future movers and shakers. Tonight, the life and music of the incomparable Frank Zappa.