Nights for Wednesday 29 May 2019
7:12 Sofa Session - High Society Band
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at two remakes - the live-action Disney film Aladdin, and the English-language version of Chilean favourite Gloria. And he talks to actor Nicholas Hoult about the new biopic about the creator of Lord of the Rings - J R R Tolkien.
8:10 Fair Play
Once the most powerful woman in the United Nations and one of the longest serving prime ministers of New Zealand, Helen Clark is passing on her knowledge in her new role as global patron of the International Working Group (IWG) for Women in Sport, and Women in Sport Aotearoa - an organisation that advocates for change in sport for women and girls.
Zoe George from the Fair Play podcast caught up with her recently.
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's approaching the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing. Kevin Fong presents 13 Minutes to the Moon - a nine part podcast series.
9:07 Words of Love
In the third play in our 'Words of Love' series.Joanne Simpson plays coffee addict Rita in 'Bottomless' by Fiona Samuel
9:30 The Puppet Master
The story of the most powerful man you've never heard of - Vladislav Surkov - continues. His background is in theatre and PR. But his profession is politics. And in this episode, Gabriel Gatehouse tells the story of how it all comes together in a bold statement of Surkov's power and confidence.
Emile Donovan is keeping you up to date if you're up late.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. Kiwi jazz for NZ Music Month: Nick features Whirimako Black, Trevor Coleman, Charmaine Ford, and bass players Tom Botting and Tom Dennison.