The Drama Hour

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Sunday, 24 August 2014

Bard Fest: The Shakespeare Monologue Project

Monologues by William Shakespeare

Phebe’s monologue from As You Like It (Act III, Scene V)
Performed by Sophie Hambleton

Engineered by Phil Benge and produced by Francesca Emms

Encore: The Story of New Zealand Theatre

A dramatised documentary produced and presented by Lynn Freeman. 

Act Ten: The Rise and Rise of Maori Theatre. Maori actors and writers take centre stage and create some of the most powerful and lyrical theatre to grace New Zealand stages. We also profile several Maori plays which have packed a huge emotional punch with audiences throughout the country and overseas, from Kouka’s Waiora to Grace Smith’s Purapurawhetu.

Voices heard: Don Selwyn, Rawiri Paratene, George Henare, Jim Moriarty, Rangimaona Taylor, Hone Kouka, Roma Potiki, Colin McColl, John Broughton, Briar Grace Smith, Rachel House

Engineered by Jason McClelland and Brian Mahoney

Vilma Skulsky and The Tree of Fortune By Ronda Bartle

A neurotic man saves the life of a Russian immigree and is nearly killed with kindness.

Performed by KC Kelly

Engineered by Phil Benge and produced by Steve Danby