Listen to Syrup Dumplings, Hungry Ghosts, and Radiothon kicks off!01:03:5121 August 2020

Gez reports on her efforts to make golden syrup dumplings; The team share wide-ranging thoughts on Couples Day; Fi Wright reviews Zadie Smith's new essay collection Intimations; Actor Jillian Nguyen talks about new SBS drama Hungry Ghosts; Bill Ross and Turner Ross chat about the MIFF screening of their film Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets; and AFL footy legend Matthew "Richo" Richardson, and journalist Osman Faruqi talk about why they love Triple R, kicking off the first day of Radiothon 2020. With presenters Sarah Smith, Daniel Burt, and Geraldine Hickey.





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

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