Nights for Wednesday 5 April 2017
7:12 Lloyd Esler: Rabbits continued
A few weeks back Bryan spoke with Lloyd Esler, who's written a book about the history of rabbits and possums in Aotearoa he's back again to continue where he left off.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris reviews two rebooted projects - a new comedy based on 70s TV favourite Chips, and the controversial western version of Japanese cult series Ghost in the Shell. And Beauty and the Beast is the latest Disney animated favourite to get the live-action treatment.
8:12 Nights' Overseas - Tabu Butagira
Uganda's police Spokesman was assassinated, in an unprecedented attack, in the capital, Kampala, a fortnight ago. Uganda this past weekend hosted the International Athletics Association of Federations (IAAF) Cross-Country Championships, the first time in the country's history. It picked one gold medal and emerged number 3 out of 59 participating countries.
8:30 Window on the World
How much do mums know about the messages being preached to their children? BBC World Service journalist Shaimaa Khalil meets a group of Muslim mums in London to talk about the everyday fears of parents who worry that extreme interpretations of Islam, often via online preachers, may be infecting the minds of their sons and daughters.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Next week - our Wednesday Drama is 'Meeting Jeff' by Philip Braithwaite = a story of self realisation that happens when an old friend turns up and shows a disillusioned man that life on the edge isn't all it's cracked up to be.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.