Actor Stellan Skarsgård talks Our Kind of Traitor and his friendship with Ewan McGregor
Issue 3977 22nd Aug 2016
Swede Stellan Skarsgård brings understanding to the role of a Russian Mafia man in John le Carré’s latest big-screen outing.
Can Auckland mayoral candidate Victoria Crone go from Xero to hero?
Issue 3978 22nd Aug 2016
Zero political experience and poor polling are no obstacle to beating Phil Goff to the Auckland mayoralty, says Victoria Crone.
Our Kind of Traitor director says the film has a “complex moral message”
Issue Listener Plus 16th Aug 2016
Susanna White, director of new John le Carré film, talks to James Robins.
Olympic shot-putter Tom Walsh - interview
Issue 3975 10th Aug 2016
Tom Walsh played cricket and rugby as a kid but loved the individual nature of shot put and decided to stick with it from age 16. And it’s as well he did, as he won the shot put gold at the 2016 World Indoor Championships and is now a hot medal hope for the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Leading entrepreneur Katherine Corich talks about Happy Child and her fears for the young girls of Brazil
Issue 3977 10th Aug 2016
After a loving Kiwi childhood, Katherine Corich joined a high-profile campaign to save Brazilian girls from a life on the streets.
Gloriavale documentary director Amanda Evans - interview
Issue Listener Plus 3rd Aug 2016
The director who has documented the Christian community of Gloriavale goes back for a third time to look at the role of women.
The Quiet Spectacular by Laurence Fearnley - author interview
Issue 3972 2nd Aug 2016
Award-winning writer Laurence Fearnley often gets a third of the way into a book before she comes to fully know the characters she has created.
Listener writer Karl du Fresne on his new book about the songs of American towns
Issue 3974 22nd Jul 2016
For a new book, frequent Listener contributor Karl du Fresne followed the directions of his favourite songwriters.