Listen to Free Orchards, Vexing Vampires & Awkward Whiteboards59:1917 February 2023

Simon, Nat and Daniel share their deep passion for allocated seating; Justin "Digga" Calverley explains the importance of pruning summer fruit trees and the joys of a free orchard; Book reviewer Fi Wright shares highlights from Yiyun Li’s The Book of Goose; Anne Jacobs from Support Act explains the 'Support Act Supports Us All' campaign; Game enthusiast Dan Morganti explores turn-based online game Your Only Move is HUSTLE; Writer Keziah Warner chats about the Malthouse production of her adaption of Nosferatu; and Nat has a bone to pick with white boards. With presenters Simon Winkler, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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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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