Nights for Wednesday 4 October 2017
7:12 Classic Kiwi Trucks and Commercials
Trucks and commercial vehicles are so hard-wired into the Kiwi psyche and cultural iconography and yet they're often overlooked in our transport story. Steve Reid's new book celebrates their pivotal part in our history.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris checks out the new New Zealand film The Changeover, starring Timothy Spall and based on a Margaret Mahy book. He also looks at the remake of the Nineties hit Flatliners, and another hit from the Film Festival - the acclaimed Lady Macbeth.
8:12 Catalonia In Context
With protests and violence breaking out during the recent independence elections in Catalonia, Victor Lapuente an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden joins Paul to give some historial and political contect to the situation.
8:30 Great Ideas
This week, Great Ideas looks at how technology might impact the work that we do, where we do it, and how we survive when we can't work.
9:00 The Drama Hour
9:07 Episode two of "LifeAfter" by Mack Rogers
At first Ross is overjoyed to be reunited with the voice of his lost wife Charlie. But her increasingly strange behavior leads him to a stunning discovery.
9:30 Episode two of 'The 10pm Question' by Kate de Goldi.
Only Ma listens patiently to 12 year old Frankie's 10 p.m. anxieties. But of course, it is Ma who is the cause of the most worrying question of all, the one that Frankie can never bring himself to ask.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International,
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping dedicates the programme to the music of Lennon and McCartney with jazz tunes that reinvent the Beatles - from Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald to fusion players Allan Holdsworth and Marcus Miller.