Tuesday Report: Through the Nights

星期二特写 : 夜行人

When people drift into slumber in the dead of the night, a group of night workers toil on for livelihood and survival. Nights turn into years; while years of hardships, joys and sorrows culminate in this four-part documentary series. 四集的《夜行人》记录了在三更半夜,仍卖力为生活打拼的人们。他们的辛劳,悲欢冷暖的经历,长年熬夜通宵的生活,带给他们什么样的体会?

When people drift into slumber in the dead of the night, a group of night workers toil on for livelihood and survival. Nights turn into years; while years of hardships, joys and sorrows culminate in this four-part documentary series. 四集的《夜行人》记录了在三更半夜,仍卖力为生活打拼的人们。他们的辛劳,悲欢冷暖的经历,长年熬夜通宵的生活,带给他们什么样的体会?

Ep 1 The Last Of Teochew “Fish Rice”
22 mins

72-year-old Khoo Kong Heng is the third-generation owner of the last Teochew "Fish Rice" factory in Singapore. He starts his day at 1am: buying and brining fish for delivery by 5am. After 50 years, he is now jaded of his routine. Can Mr Khoo safeguard his family business as fish supplies decline, taste preferences change, and with no successors in sight? This episode is narrated by Baey Yam Keng. 72岁的邱光兴,是本地仅存的鱼饭制造厂第三代老板。他半夜1点到鱼市场采购鲜鱼、回厂烹煮...

Ep 1 The Last Of Teochew “Fish Rice”

72-year-old Khoo Kong Heng is the third-generation owner of the last Teochew "Fish Rice" factory in Singapore. He starts his day at 1am: buying and brining fish for delivery by 5am. After 50 years, he is now jaded of his routine. Can Mr Khoo safeguard his family business as fish supplies decline, taste preferences change, and with no successors in sight? This episode is narrated by Baey Yam Keng. 72岁的邱光兴,是本地仅存的鱼饭制造厂第三代老板。他半夜1点到鱼市场采购鲜鱼、回厂烹煮...

Ep 2 The Food Messenger
23 mins

Susan Koh, 73, is the owner of a night-time Nasi Lemak shop in Geylang for the last 30 years. She has witnessed the vicissitudes of life, and had clashes with street thugs. Night shift food deliveryman Arif, 35, cheers his customers on with audio messages. His childhood astronaut dream lives on, as he continues his deliveries under the starry sky. This episode is narrated by filmmaker Royston Tan. 73岁的“芽笼阿嫂”许亚诗在夜间卖了30多年的椰浆饭。她年轻时当化妆品采购员;为了养家...

Ep 2 The Food Messenger

Susan Koh, 73, is the owner of a night-time Nasi Lemak shop in Geylang for the last 30 years. She has witnessed the vicissitudes of life, and had clashes with street thugs. Night shift food deliveryman Arif, 35, cheers his customers on with audio messages. His childhood astronaut dream lives on, as he continues his deliveries under the starry sky. This episode is narrated by filmmaker Royston Tan. 73岁的“芽笼阿嫂”许亚诗在夜间卖了30多年的椰浆饭。她年轻时当化妆品采购员;为了养家...

Ep 3 Traditional Bakery Shop
22 mins

“Sweetlands Confectionery and Bakery”, a traditional bakery that has operated all day, all year round, for the last 60 years. For a decade, two bakers toiled on nightly to fulfil bread orders. Newbie owner Nicholas Tan, 44, took over the shop just a year ago. How will he revive this sunset business, with the help of his veteran bakers? This episode is narrated by veteran actress Xiang Yun. “甜园西果” 是一家拥有60多年历史的传统面包店,它也是本地仅剩十家不到的传统面包店之一。老店铺全年无休...

Ep 3 Traditional Bakery Shop

“Sweetlands Confectionery and Bakery”, a traditional bakery that has operated all day, all year round, for the last 60 years. For a decade, two bakers toiled on nightly to fulfil bread orders. Newbie owner Nicholas Tan, 44, took over the shop just a year ago. How will he revive this sunset business, with the help of his veteran bakers? This episode is narrated by veteran actress Xiang Yun. “甜园西果” 是一家拥有60多年历史的传统面包店,它也是本地仅剩十家不到的传统面包店之一。老店铺全年无休...

Ep 4 The light In The night (Finale)
23 mins

Nathan Lin, 31, left the banking industry to start his 24-hour pest control company four years ago. As he eliminates pests, he sees the realities of life. Ong Eng Sing, 75, has been a wholesaler at Toa Payoh East vegetable night market. He witnesses the rise and decline of the night market after more than 50 years of daily grind. This episode is narrated by Capital 95.8FM presenter Ng Seok Khoong.

Ep 4 The light In The night (Finale)

Nathan Lin, 31, left the banking industry to start his 24-hour pest control company four years ago. As he eliminates pests, he sees the realities of life. Ong Eng Sing, 75, has been a wholesaler at Toa Payoh East vegetable night market. He witnesses the rise and decline of the night market after more than 50 years of daily grind. This episode is narrated by Capital 95.8FM presenter Ng Seok Khoong.

Additional Information

Tuesday Report: Through the Nights
Broadcasted2021
Genrescurrent affairs, documentary, info-ed
Seasons1
Suitable For All Ages