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Billy Bragg: how skiffle changed the world

14 Oct 2017

Singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg says 'skiffle' was a youth cultural revolution that's been downplayed in histories of British rock - and he’s written a book about it. Audio

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12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:06 Music after Midnight; 12:30 Insight (RNZ); 1:15 Country Life Story (RNZ); 2:05 The Forum (BBC); 3:05 Seven Voices: Tales of Madness and Mirth by Mike Chunn (10 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 Diversions (RNZ); 5:10 Witness (BBC)

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias: The stories of people in small-town New Zealand - their lives, loves, aspirations, and sometimes dark secrets (8 of 10, RNZ)

Noon Midday Report

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Jim Mora

An hour of discussion featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint with John Campbell

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6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

8:30 PM. The Podcast

(RNZ)

9:06 PM. The Wednesday Drama

LifeAfter by Mack Rogers - Ross discovers spying on the FBI is a lot harder than it looks, as he tries to steal secrets from quirky computer scientist Octavia Roth. His subterfuge leads him to a horrifying discovery and even greater peril (4 of 10, Panoply/GE Podcast Theater)

9:45 PM. The 10PM Question by Kate De Goldi

Frankie finishes writing up his report on his school work experience. He's anxious about Sydney and wishes his mother would go out (Part 4 of 10, RNZ)

10:00 PM. News and Late Edition

RNZ news and the day's best interviews from RNZ National, including

10:45 Dateline Pacific

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news (RNZ)

11:06 PM. Inside Out with Nick Tipping

(RNZ)

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