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Radio with Pictures

Radio with Pictures

Producer TVNZ

With Presenters Karyn Hay and Dick Driver

For many Radio with Pictures is the ground-breaking television show that not only enlivened Sunday night but also opened up access to a world of music not given air time on popular radio. From the mid-70s a generation stayed up late for RWP followed by the Sunday Night Horror!

Throughout NZ Music Month we're celebrating with nine Radio with Pictures episodes that will screen at 5.30pm, Wednesday to Friday and on Saturday afternoons in double-bill ‘featurettes’.

And we have Karyn Hay Live at our cinema on Thursday 31 May at 6pm. See what's she'll be doing here.

Episode Schedule:


Wednesday 30 May at 5.30pm: The Chills in London

 1986, 47 minutes, presented by Dick Driver, PG

Dick Driver presents rock videos, tonight a NZ music special including the mini documentary “The Chills in London”. Videos include: Blam Blam Blam, The Clean, Tall Dwarfs, Sneaky Feelings, Craig Watt.


Friday 1 June at 5.30pm: Neon Picnic

  1988, 47 minutes, presented by Dick Driver, PG – offensive language

Dick Driver introduces a weekly programme of progressive music, including tour information and music news. Tonight a look at the failed Neon Picnic music festival and interviews with acts who played at the replacement, Tim’s Picnic. Videos include: Robbie Robertson, Nona Hendryx, Prince, The Chills, Graham Brazier, Shona Laing, The Pogues, Roy Orbison & KD Lang