Nights for Thursday 22 January 2015
7:10 Deepest fish ever
The deepest fish ever (thus far) have been found in the Mariana Trench - Dr Alan Jamieson from the University of Aberdeen, also on the technology that handles the filming at those depths.
7:30 BBC On Screen
From the BBC Arts Hour with Nikki Bedi
We listen to Hollywood star Meryl Streep talking about the witch’s role in Into the Woods, the new film based on Stephen Sondheim’s 1987 smash hit musical. Ava DuVernay, director of Selma the new film about Martin Luther King, explains how David Olewoyo worked wonders in securing her the director’s role. And there are tips from Michael Pennington on how to survive life as a professional actor.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Contemporary Classical Music
RNZ Concert's Sound Lounge host Kate Mead raises the baton on both contemporary classical music plus recent releases of old masters.
9:06 Our Changing World
Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Mixtape: Ria Hall
Since first appearing on the musical horizon as front person for reggae band Hope Road and backing vocalist for Hollie Smith, Ria Hall went on to release a solo EP in 2011 and, a few years later, to feature on Stan Walker’s Te Reo hit ‘Aotearoa’. Hall has been focussing on non-musical projects this past year, such as hosting AIA Marae DIY on Maori Television (to be broadcast on TV3 in 2015). For The Mixtape, Ria Hall joins Melody Thomas to reminisce over the songs that soundtracked her youth.