Listen to Pét Nat, Because the Night and School for UnTourists44:4825 March 2021

Comedian and Triple R ‘Breakfasters’ regular Nat Harris joins Richard Watts to talk about her new show with co-creator Hannah Camilleri, ‘Pét-Nat + Han ah Chocolat’, playing as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Actors Khisraw Jones-Shukoor and Keegan Joyce talk about 'Because the Night', the Malthouse Theatre’s immersive take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Set in the world of Elsinore, the piece allows audiences to choose their path through the story by journeying through different rooms and interacting with different perspectives.

Finally, artist and entrepreneur Andrea Lane discusses 'School for UnTourists', the latest venture by FLOAT project, a floating arts residency on Lake Tyres, Gippsland.

About this program

Visual art, theatre, film and literature. Segments include:

  • 'Art Attack' - fortnightly visual arts reviews with Ace Wagstaff and Tai Snaith.
  • 'Shoot the Messenger' - fortnightly theatre news & reviews with Fleur Kilpatrick.
  • 'Drawn Out' - monthly chat about comic books and graphic novels with Bernard Caleo.

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Richard Watts has many years experience working in the arts industry, including five years as the Artistic Director of the youth arts organisation Express Media, seven years on the Board of Melbourne Fringe (including three years as Chair), and six years on the Committee of Management at La Mama Theatre, where he currently serves as Chair. Richard has helped program a range of festivals including Next Wave, the National Young Writers' Festival, the Melbourne Queer Film Festival and the Emerging Writers' Festival (which he founded) and he has written for various broadsheets, journals, zines and magazines. Currently he pays the rent by working as the Performing Arts Editor at In his spare time he watches old Doctor Who episodes.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.