Sunday, October 23, 2016

Standing Room Only

stories for 10/23/2016
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Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only for 10/23/2016

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

Irene Gardiner

Irene Gradiner is along for another selection of Screen Gems, today her theme is "Miscarriages of Justice"
Oct 23, 2016 02:55 pm

Gina Cole

Fijian Kiwi family lawyer and writer Gina Cole writes about the impact on Fijians of military dictatorship, life for child sweatshop workers and a man lost on a glacier, in her debut short story collection Black Ice Matter. She reads for us and explains the story behind the story.
Oct 23, 2016 02:50 pm

Elliot: Ropemakers

For generations ropemakers used to walk for kilometres, up and down a long, low, narrow factory in Dunedin, overseeing machines producing long ropes for tugs and other boats. The Donneghies rope factory opened in 1876. Karen Elliot is on the show to discuss the history and heritage of ropemaking.
Oct 23, 2016 02:40 pm

Sleep Concert

We catch up with Jeremy Myall after playing nine hours of concert music with Kent Macpherson and Yotam Levy. 'To Sleep' is the second longest piece of music in history.
Oct 23, 2016 01:50 pm

Frances Fellows

For 50 years, the University of Otago has offered artists a chance to concentrate on their work for a year, by offering a stipend, gallery and accommodation. Former Frances fellows Marte Szirmay, Denis O'Connor and Seraphine Pick join Lynn Freeman.  
Oct 23, 2016 01:33 pm

Filmmaker Rob Sarkies

Rob Sarkies directed Into the Blue about the Aramoana tragedy, the telemovie The Louise Nicholas Story about a woman fighting for justice, and most recently Jean - a biopic about the aviatrix Jean Batten.
Oct 23, 2016 12:50 pm

Bastion Point publicly screened for the first time

No broadcaster dared to screen it and the police tried to confiscate it, which is why Merita Mita's landmark documentary about the Bastion Point conflict was rare to see in the 1970s. But nowadays attitudes are changing and it's about to be publicly screened for the first time. Sarah Davy and Honiana Love talk about what they've been able to achieve and filmmaker Leon Narby, who was filming that day, takes us back.
Oct 23, 2016 12:30 pm

First Lady Mayor

Leslie Lewis worked on both the Bastion Point documentary and the restoration of the second oldest surviving film in New Zealand The First Lady Mayor, which was filmed in 1900. She had to do a lot of detective work on The First Lady Mayor, as well as working with a very fragile master copy.
Oct 23, 2016 12:30 pm


Older stories

A Christchurch festival of reusable materials used in the city
Novel about legendary race-horse Phar Lap
Philanthropy's place in funding the arts
Dunedin collector champions classic plastics
Playwright Jamie McCaskill has created a new play
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions

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