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with Lynn Freeman
Sunday, Midday - 4pm
12:40 Stepping Out
Raewyn White reviews Auckland Theatre Company's production of Stepping Out which heads to Hamilton, New Plymouth, Hawkes Bay and Tauranga after its Auckland season at Skycity.
The cast of Stepping Out.
12:50 The state of Maori theatre
We bring together Maori playwrights Whiti Hereaka and Albert Belz, and actor Rawiri Paratene, to consider ahead of a festival of Maori playwriting in Auckland.
Raising the Titanic
Rawiri Paratene and Roimata Fox in Purapurawhetu.
The war of the sexes - Sex and the City, Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky and the home life of the Tolstoys in The Last Station.
1:30 Lucy Orbell joins some young film-makers at Boot Camp
1:40 On The Rocks
We preview a play about the brief and fiery relationship between writers DH Lawrence and Katherine Mansfield, and their partners - On the Rocks has its New Zealand premiere this week at Christchurch's Court Theatre.
The cast of On the Rocks.
1:55 Paul Diamond reviews Whiti Hereaka's new play, Te Kaupoi
2:00 The Laugh Track
Actor and entertainer, Mark Wright.
An exhibition of art by prisoners who want to be judged solely on their artistic merit.
2:30 Chapter & Verse
Our featured writer today is Pip Adam, who's continuing New Zealand's fine tradition of disconcerting short story writing in her new collection, Everything We Hoped For, published by VUP.
2:40 Charles Koroneho
Charles Koroneho, (right) is a true all rounder: dancer, choreographer, Elam school of fine arts graduate and lecturer in Performing and Screen Arts.
2:50 Music censorship in Russia under Stalin
A look into music censorship in Russia post the second world war under Stalin and why Prokovev was forced to rewrite the finale to his 7th symphony.
Pictured left: Alexander Lazarev
3:00 The Sunday Drama
Fiona Samuels' Blonde Bombshell looks back to the days of Marilyn Munro when a small-town New Zealand teenager decides to go blonde - and has to face the consequences.
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Raewyn White reviews the Auckland Theatre Company's production of Stepping Out, featuring former infomercial queen Suzanne Paul. (4′43″)
A panel of Maori playwrights and actors consider the current state of play of Maori theatre, Rawiri Paratene remembers the old days before there was much around. (16′44″)
Escalator is a New Zealand Film Commission project to encourage, and ultimately develop new low-budget feature films. Lucy Orbell joins some young film makers at Boot Camp. (11′49″)
A play that reunites the tempestuous literary neighbours Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry, and D H Lawrence and his feisty wife Freida. (9′04″)
Paul Diamond reviews Whiti Hereaka's new play, Te Kaupoi. (4′50″)
Inside Out is an exhibition of art by prisoners who want to be judged solely on their artistic merit. We hear from curator Ellie Drummond and to former prisoner"Jason" (8′18″)
Today's feature writer is Pip Adam, who's continuing New Zealand's fine tradition of disconcerting short story writing. (12′34″)
Lynn talks to Charles Koroneho, a dancer, choreographer, Elam School of Fine Arts graduate and lecturer in Performing and Screen Arts. (11′52″)
Music censorship in Russia and why Stalin forced Sergei Prokoviev to rewrite the finale to his 7th Symphony. (6′51″)
Produced by Simon Morris and Lynn Freeman
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