Nine To Noon for Thursday 29 May 2008
Nine to Noon for Thursday 29 May 2008
09:05 Is drug policy working?
Mike Sabin, Director Methcon group and former detective working with P labs; and Ross Bell, from the NZ Drug Foundation.
09:30 Downstage in trouble
Miranda Harcourt, Wellington actor and director; and Colin McColl, former Artistic Director of Downstage, currently Artistic Director of Auckland Theatre Company.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
10:05 Yorkshire Ripper
Richard McCann, son of first victim of the Yorkshire Ripper, the notorious serial killer Peter Sutcliffe. Richard was five when his mother became the Ripper's first victim.
Richard McCann's biographies are called Just a Boy, about his childhood, and the sequel, Into the Light?
10:30 Book Review with Michele A'Court
Is She Still Alive? by Tessa Duder
Published by HarperCollins NZ
ISBN 978 186 950 7107
10:45 Reading: Desperate Man by Matthew O'Sullivan
The fourth of five Hartley Manners Stories
11:05 Maori Issues
Tahu Potiki, head of Ngai Tahu's Otago Runanga
Barry Heard, Australian Vietnam veteran and author. He has released his second book - a memoir called The View from Connor's Hill - a kind of pre-quel to his book "Well Done, Those Men" on the damage caused to him by fighting in the Vietnam War.
11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson