Nine To Noon for Wednesday 10 August 2011
09:05 Massive police presence across London to try and quell worst riots in a generation
Emma Jonathan, Tottenham resident and member of the Communities United Party, based in East London.
09:15 London burning - riots in England
Devon Thomas, chairman of the Brixton business forum. Devon has been involved in debriefings following prior unrest and riots and says authorities seem to have learnt little from the past.
09:20 London burning - riots in England
Reverend Nims Obunge, pastor in Tottenham, and chief executive of the Peace Alliance. He has been supporting the family of Mark Duggan, whose shooting by police sparked the riots.
09:20 Benefits of screening for prostate cancer
As the debate over the benefits of screening for prostate cancer continues, pathologists here and in Australia are taking a stand on the issue and recommend men should be tested from the age of 40.
Professor Brett Delahunt from the Wellington School of Medicine, who is a medical advisor to the Prostate Cancer Foundation - and the Past President of the International Society of Urological Pathology.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Piera McArthur - NZ artist
Piera McArthur began painting in earnest during a 1973 coup in Chile that confined her to the NZ diplomatic compound. She and her husband diplomat John McArthur lived in Paris three times, where expat artist Douglas MacDiarmid became her mentor. They were also posted to Moscow, where she was the first New Zealander to have a solo show at the New Tretiakov Gallery.
Piera's latest exhibition opens at Exhibitions Gallery in Wellington on August 11.
10:25 Book review with Gail Pittaway
Hinterland by Caroline Brothers
Published by Bloomsbury
10:45 Book Reading: The Angel's Cut by Elizabeth Knox
A 15 part series narrated by Jacob Rajan
The angel Xas returns in this sequel to the international bestseller, The Vintner’s Luck. Into a world of movie lots and speakeasies (L.A. 1929) comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, still nursing his broken heart, and determined only to go on living in the air.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Ronnie Spector
1. Be My Baby – The Ronettes taken from 1963 single (Philles)
2. Try Some, Buy Some – Ronnie Spector taken from 1971 single” (Apple)
3. Say Goodbye To Hollywood – Ronnie Spector taken from 1977 single” (Epic)
4. You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory – Ronnie Spector taken from 2006 album “The Last Of The Rock Stars” (Hard Coin)
Marty's website is: www.13thfloor.co.nz
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott-Howman
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
When chimps and human ancestors split about four million years ago, what was it that led to the enormous intellectual gap between us and our closest living relative?