Nights for Wednesday 15 August 2018
7:12 Playwright International Exchange
Morna Young is a playwright, actress and musician from a wee fishing village in the North East of Scotland. She's currently in New Zealand being hosted by BATS Theatre and Toi Põneke as part of the Playwright International Exchange which is a joint venture by Creative Scotland and Creative New Zealand.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at films that travel the world - Mission Impossible Fallout… The wife, featuring Glenn Close as the spouse of a Nobel Prize-winner… and Mozart in Love in Interlude in Prague.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
It was May 2013 when Cody Wilson went public with his 3D-printed handgun. Since that first successful firing, 3D printed guns and the debate around them has come a long way. The design for Cody Wilson's plastic firearm, dubbed the 'Liberator' has been downloaded from the internet nearly 100,000 times. The US government has tried to block its publication, but is the cat already out of the bag? Today's Window on the world asks the question -Can We Control 3D Printing?
9:07 The Drama Hour
In a special programme recorded in Montreal during the city's world famous comedy festival, Iranian American comedian Maz Jobrani hosts a global line-up of comedians whose roots stretch to Pakistan, Somalia, Lebanon, Iran, Nicaragua, the Caribbean, the USA and Canada.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. This week Nick swaps politics for food, and plays tunes inspired by food and drink, including Kenny Burrell's "Beef Stew Blues", Lee Konitz's "Marshmallow", and the Manhattan Transfer's "Java Jive".