Listen to Breakfasters 18 - 22 November 201901:06:5022 November 2019

The team get a visit from Melbourne illustrator and designer Beci Orpin, who talks about the inspiration behind her new book Take Heart, Take Action; Michelle Bennet returns to the studios and gives her assessment of Edward Snowden’s book Permanent Record; Christmas is for many synonymous with B grade Holiday movies, and Gez has seen newcomer Holiday in the Wild; new production Children of the Evolution features an all-child cast exploring topics of  importance to them, and two of its stars, Zara and Flynn, join the team to discuss their important topics; former RRR Breakfaster, author and comedian John Safran has launched the podcast John Safran vs The Occult, which takes a closer look at John's preoccupations; and with Sarah taking a sick day and Mon Sebire filling in, what better time to talk about sickies! With Sarah Smith, Geraldine Hickey and Daniel Burt, and Mon Sebire.

About this program

Music, news, sport, weather, information, special guests and regular segments each morning.

Monday to Friday from 6am. We post updates throughout the show (including links to books mentioned etc.) on Facebook and Twitter. You can also email us at


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Weekly segments

Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donnison - Sports Wrap
8:15am Ben Eltham - Politics Wrap
Tuesday 7:45am Fi Wright and others - Book Reviews
8:15am Vanessa Toholka - Tech Talk / Adam Christou - Game Changers
Wednesday 7.15am Justin "Digga" Calverley - Down And Dirty / Michael Harden - Food Interlude
7.45am Dr. Jen - Weird Science / Emma Grey - Economics wrap
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Vyshnavee Wijekumar - Screen Reviews
8.15am 'Feature Creatures' with Sean "The Birdman" Dooley and others
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with local comedians
8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

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