Nights for Wednesday 6 March 2019
7:12 The Cinema in a Truck
Iain McColl has just been awarded a BAFTA for his work with The Screen Machine - a mobile cinema that tours the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks briefly at the Oscars, then checks out three very different movies: Stan and Ollie, about the last hurrah of Laurel and Hardy… Vox Lux, a sardonic take on modern pop stardom… and live video-game Escape Room.
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
In a series of five programmes, Neil MacGregor explores how other countries see Britain. In this second episode how Egypt sees Britain. In Egypt, Neil hears from political historian Said Sadek; magazine publisher and editor Yasmine Shihata; and writer and activist Ahdaf Soueif.
9:07 The Drama Hour
'Close Shave' by Barbara Anderson.
Every day, medical laboratories test shipments of samples sent to them as part of a precautionary regime designed to protect New Zealanders and our vital agriculture industry. Our short play 'Close Shave' today takes us to one such laboratory when a microscope reveals something the staff had seen previously only in Textbooks: A bacterium that looked just like Bacillus Anthracis. . .Anthrax.
‘Fall of the Shah’ by Steve Waters
Part 2 of our BBC Drama series about the Iranian Revolution that changed the world.
As protesters take to the streets, the Shah mobilises his army on a day since known as Black Friday.
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 celebrates the 60th anniversary of Miles Davis' Porgy and Bess.