Monday 1 August
The drama never stops on Shortland Street , and the latest scoundrel to cause a stir is auditor Alex Murphy, played by Bede Skinner! We chat to Bede about what's coming up for his character.
Check out what Astar found when she headed along to the new splashing sensation show "Soap"!
You can catch SOAP at a theatre near you on the dates below:
Wellington, St James Theatre 28-31 July and 4-6 August
Book at 0800 TICKETEK or www.ticketek.co.nz
New Plymouth, TSB Showplace 10-14 August
Book at 0800 111 999 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz
Hastings, Opera House 19 & 20 August
Book at 0800 4TICKETS or www.ticketdirect.co.nz
Auckland, The Civic 24-28 August
Book at 0800 BUY TICKETS or www.buytickets.co.nz
Our Monday MasterClass is with Pete Gawron from renowned Arrowtown restaurant Saffron . He's cooking a Roulade of Bendigo Rabbit with Homemade Black Pudding, followed by a classic Cassoulet of Duck, Pork, Lamb and Cured Meats slowly cooked with Tomato and Haricot Beans.
Culture vulture Wendy Douglas is in to talk about " The Outlook for Someday", a sustainability film challenge for younger people to encourage them to engage with world issues. Plus we check out some of the amazing films on offer!
Chef Martin Bosley is making a delicious Rib Roast with Confit Potatoes and Carrot Marmalade, with a Date and Hazelnut Cake to follow. Yum!
Stylist Trudi Bennett shows us how to make the most of this season's trouser trends.
Indigestion - up to two thirds of New Zealanders suffer from it every year. Dr Daniel Crisafi is in to tell us why it happens, and how we can avoid it.
We catch up on the latest Woman's Day gossip with editor Sido Kitchin.
Film reviewer Gavin Rutherford gives us his verdict on the latest movies, including action hit Captain America , Jennifer Aniston black comedy Horrible Bosses , and gorgeous documentary African Cats .
Psychic medium Sue Nicholson gives a reading to some lucky callers.
Critic Simon Sweetman is in with the lowdown on the newest albums to hit the shelves, including outings by Ruthie Foster and Thievery Corporation (and you could win a copy!)
Sideliners Keith Quinn and John McBeth update us on the world of sport.
And Avril Ringrose is in with Group Active to make a start on that beach body. Head to http://www.cityfitness.co.nz to find a club nearest you and GET ACTIVE. Free Entry all this week, so come and make fitness your new addiction!