Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Thursday 19 March 2015

1:10 Your Song

I Love You, Suzanne by Lou Reed.  Chosen by Auntie Hiatus (#AUNTIERADIO) 

1:20 New Zealand A to Z - AmDrams

Today's A to Z explores New Zealand's Amateur Dramatic Societies

Jenny Quin is vice president of Upper Hutt Musical Theatre

Craig Ogilvie is the marketing manager and board member for Showbiz

Grant Meese is an Auckland based freelance director

2:10 Kiwi Slang

Stephen Adams talks Kiwi on the BancFirst (Oklahoma) Ad 

2:13 Solar Storm! - Bob Evans  

A massive solar storm has caused an impressive Aurora, most easily seen in the south of the country.  Bob Evans runs the Aurora and Solar section of the Royal Astronomical Society.

aurora Pye
Photograph sent in by listener, of the aurora over Dunedin on Tuesday night, from Andersons Bay. You can see the International Space Station satellite as a streak on the right hand side, and a squid boat fishing on the left hand horizon. Photo by Nicola Pye

2:20 Afghan Adventures - Heidi Godfrey

For more than a decade this country has built a particular relationship with Afghanistan.  That's because of the Defence Force, which has worked in reconstruction and training in a country which has long suffered from conflict.
Now another New Zealander, involved in a different type of work, has just returned from Afghanistan.  Heidi Godfrey says she wants to dispel any notions that it's a dangerous place to be 

2:30 Festival Review - Justin Gregory

Justin and friends review the Auckland Arts Festival 

2:45 Feature album

Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees  

3:10 The Expats - Simon Moffatt

This week's Expat is Simon Moffatt, who is living and working (and skiiing on a daily basis) in Banff, Canada

3:20 BBC Witness - Suite Francaise

As the film of the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovksy, Suite Francaise, is released in cinemas Witness hears the extraordinary story of the manuscript which lay undiscovered in an old suitcase for more than 50 years after Irene Nemirovsky's death in Auschwitz. We hear from her great-granddaughter, and from the man who eventually published Suite Francaise, Olivier Rubinstein

3:35 Our Changing World - Veronika Meduna

Spider courtship can be a deadly affair. As the smaller male enters the female's web, he risks being mistaken for prey and eaten on the spot. Massey University zoologist Anne Wignall finds that courting males pluck the web's strings to deliver their best pick-up line 

Stories from Our Changing World.

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

With Jim Mora, Zara Potts, Ellen Read and Gordon McLauchlan

 

MUSIC DETAILS

Thursday 19 March

YOUR SONG:

ARTIST: Lou Reed
TITLE:  I Love You Suzanne
COMP: L.Reid
ALBUM: The Very Best Of   
LABEL: BMG 166046

NZ A - Z  

ARTIST: Jesus Christ Superstar
TITLE:   Hosanna
COMP:  Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
LABEL: Polydor 521589

ARTIST: Michael Crawford/Sarah Brightman
TITLE:  All I Ask Of You
COMP: Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
ALBUM: The Phantom Of The Opera
LABEL: Real Useful 543 928

ARTIST: Madonna
TITLE:  Buenos Aries
COMP: Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
ALBUM: Evita
LABEL: Warner 246432

FEATURE ALBUM:

ARTIST: Boz Scaggs
TITLE:   Lowdown
COMP:  David Paich
ALBUM: Silk Degrees
LABEL: Not Stated

ARTIST: Boz Scaggs
TITLE:   What Can I Say
COMP:  Boz Scaggs David Paich
ALBUM: Silk Degrees
LABEL: Not Stated

ARTIST: Boz Scaggs  
TITLE:   Lido Shuffle
COMP:  Boz Scaggs David Paich
ALBUM: Silk Degrees
LABEL: Not Stated

AFTER 3PM

ARTIST: Bedouin Soundclash
TITLE:   When The Night Feels My Song
COMP:  Bedouin Soundclash
ALBUM: Read About The Music Where it Really Matter
LABEL: NME 844459

ARTIST: Jefferson Starship
TITLE:   Miracles
COMP:  BMG 123247
ALBUM: Gold (hits)
LABEL: BMG 123247

PANEL HALF TIME:

ARTIST: Bedouin Soundclash
TITLE:   When The Night Feels My Song
COMP:  Bedouin Soundclash
ALBUM: Read About The Music Where it Really Matter
LABEL: NME 844459

ARTIST: Meghan Trainor
TITLE:   Dear Future Husband
COMP:  Meghan Trainor/Kevin Kadish
ALBUM: Title
LABEL: EPIC 501688