Nights for Wednesday 2 July 2014
7:10 The Mischievious Medals
The Keeper of Coins and Medals at the British Museum, Philip Attwood on how medals have mapped out the path of history, but perhaps not in the way those who commissioned them had envisioned.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 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 Ambassador - Video Games
Joystick ninja and GamePlanet editor Matt Maguire solves the riddles, beats the bad guys and saves the Earth countless times on a myriad of gaming platforms. Who is watching game streaming?
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Nuclear Family, by Desiree Gesentzvey
A comedic drama set in the mid 1980's tracking the fortunes of a colourful bunch of Jewish immigrants from the Soviet Union and Venezuela as they try to come to terms with living as new arrivals and far from their loved ones. An adaptation of the original hit solo stage show featuring Yael Geventsvey. RNZ CAST: Yael Geventsvey and Nick Dunbar with Thomason McKenzie, Nina Smith and Bruno Smith (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz Footprints
Exploring the full spectrum of this influential genre and its musicians (11 of 13, RNZ)