Monday, August 08, 2016

Standing Room Only for 08/07/2016

Standing Room Only


Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
Full programme details are available on the Standing Room Only webpage

Constable's Hay Wain - live!

Two New Zealanders - an artist and a curator - are among the team working on a project that's a tribute to one of British painter John Constable's most famous paintings.
Aug 07, 2016 02:48 pm

Australian Children's Laureate Leigh Hobbs

Writer and illustrator Leigh Hobbs is using his two year stint as Australia's Children's Laureate to promote libraries, which he worries are under threat.
Aug 07, 2016 02:38 pm

Pasifika playwright Victor Rodger

Victor Rodger is sending out a challenge to other Pasifika writers. Where's the PI book that a nui generation will cherish?
Aug 07, 2016 02:25 pm

The real Bully Hayes

The flamboyant Captain William Henry 'Bully' Hayes was a 'thief, pirate, plunderer and kidnapper' according to newspaper headlines of the time and in subsequent books and movies. But what's the true story of this Pacific maritime legend?
Aug 07, 2016 01:45 pm

The actor's F Word

Failure is part and parcel of an actor's life - at auditions, at the hands of reviewers, when a TV series or a movie bombs with the audience.
Aug 07, 2016 01:34 pm

Tim Finn's hit musical Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black is based on a novel about the women who graced Sydney's top department store in the 1950s.
Aug 07, 2016 12:50 pm

Life at the National Film Unit

Part 2 of our look back at the output of the National Film Unit as it marks its 75th anniversary this month.
Aug 07, 2016 12:16 pm


Older stories

Beyonce, a Haka and a Viral Video
Fiona Kidman's new novel
Commedia dell'Arte comes to Aotearoa
The Laugh Track - Nisha Madhan and Stephen Bain
Walker Evans - the Magazine Photographer
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions

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