Guest details for Saturday Morning 26 June 2010

8:15 Gillian Armstrong

Australian director Gillian Armstrong has made a number of short films, documentaries and feature films. Her 1979 film My Brilliant Career was the first Australian feature to be directed by a woman for 46 years, and her other films include Starstruck, Little Women, and Oscar and Lucinda. Her documentary, Love, Lust and Lies, is the fifth in a series that has followed three working class Adelaide girls since they were 14 in 1976, and will feature in this year's New Zealand International Film Festivals (from 8 July in Auckland).

8:45 Gillian Turner

Dr Gillian Turner is Senior Lecturer in Physics and Geophysics at Victoria University, Wellington, has won awards for excellence and innovation in science teaching, and is a competitive orienteer. Her interest and research into Earth's magnetic field led her to write North Pole, South Pole: the Epic Quest to Solve the Great Mystery of Earth's Magnetism (Awa Press, ISBN: 978-0-9582750-0-2).

9:05 Pat Schwass and Anthony Lorigan

Pat Schwass is a child advocate for the Ministry of Social Development, and has a continuing association with HAIP, the Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project. She and her son, Anthony Lorigan, suffered violence and drug abuse but have confronted the intergenerational brutality in their family and made a new start. They are among the participants in Tamariki Ora: A New Beginning, a five-hour two-part programme screening on Maori Television (27-28 June).

9:45 Lucy Walker

British filmmaker Lucy Walker (Devil's Playground, Blindsight) recently completed two documentary features. Countdown to Zero highlights the present danger of nuclear weapons; Waste Land examines how art has changed the lives of scavengers at the world's largest landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Waste Land will screen at this year's New Zealand International Film Festivals (from 8 July in Auckland).

10:05 Playing Favourites with Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey is a comedian, musician and actor best known in New Zealand for his work on the television programme Black Books, and for his live shows. He returns to this country and Australia with his new show, Bill Bailey Live 2010, which visits Christchurch (Town Hall, 25 June), Wellington (Michael Fowler Centre, 26-27 June), and Auckland (Civic Theatre, 28-29 June).

11:10 Katherine Mowbray

Craft cheesemaker Katherine Mowbray has been making cheese for 20 years. She shares her knowledge and love of cheesemaking at courses around New Zealand, and is the author of Cutting the Curd: Cheesemaking at Home (Bateson Publishing Ltd, ISBN: 978-0-9582486-8-6).

11: 40 John Black

Linguistics graduate John Black has been studying Traditional Chinese Medicine since the early 1980s, including over six years study in China. He has been operating his Nelson practice for over 15 years, providing acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Tuina massage.

Music played during the programme

Peter Case: The Words in Red
From the 2010 album: Wig!
(Yep Roc Records)
Played at around 11:05

The Divine Comedy: Assume the Perpendicular
From the 2010 album: Bang Goes the Knighthood
(Divine Comedy)
Played at around 11:10

Playing Favourites with Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey: montage featuring Classical Cockney, Jean-Michelle Jarre, Cockney Medley
From the 2000 album: The Ultimate Collection… Ever!
(Sound Entertainment)
Played at around 10:05

Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime
From the 1980 album Remain in Light
Played at around 10:20

The Oscar Peterson Trio: Night Train
From the 1963 album: Night Train
Played at around 10:30

Elvis Costello & the Attractions: Watching the Detectives
The 1977 single
Played at around 10:40

Vladimir Ashkenazy: Bach - No. 21 in B Flat Major BWV866 (Prelude and Fugue)
From the album: The Well-Tempered Clavier
Played at around 10:55

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Hamilton engineer: Andrew McRae
Christchurch engineer: Hamish Doake