Nights for Wednesday 10 October 2018
7:12 Black November - 1918
Black November 1918 is a theatre work to mark the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that plagued New Zealand. Tonight we talk to director Kerryn Palmer.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies this week, while Simon Morris is on leave, husband and wife reviewers Doug Dillaman and Sarah Watt review the latest superhero blockbuster Venom, the hard to define Bad Times at the El Royale and the biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, First Man:
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
Hundreds of people are killed by the police in the US each year. Much of the media attention has been on the race of victims, but there is another disturbing pattern to the deaths. A large number of those killed in interactions with police have a disability, with some research suggesting the figure is as much as half of the total number. This prgramme investigates why and finds some deep seated issues concerning not just police culture, but also concerning the attitudes of society as a whole towards the disabled.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Larnach - Castle of Lies is a radio adaptation of Michaelanne Forster's stageplay of the same name.
It's 120 years since the entrepreneur, banker and politician, William Larnach, died in a room at Parliament on the 12th of October 1898. And our drama this week is about his life, loves and his demise.
Bryan Crump brings us the latest news and views from at home and throughout the world.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. Nick features the music of two NZ bands currently touring the country: the Mark Lockett Trio, and The Jac. Plus Cannonball Adderley, Gwilym Simcock, and Natalie Cole.