Listen to Coronation, Koalas and Po-Tay-Toes01:15:275 May 2023

Boil ‘em, mash ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew: Nat reckons the potato might be too versatile; Director Warwick Thornton breaks down his creative process ahead of the Melbourne Writers Festival; Koala field researcher Janine Duffy explains the importance of newly-formed Koala Alliance Victoria; Author and political expert Don Watson tells us what to expect from the coronation; Food writer Besha Rodell talks about the Melbourne sushi scene; Director Bruce Gladwin chats about Back to Back Theatre and their public play small metal objects; and the team discuss how much ignorance is bliss before going to the movies. With presenters Simon Winkler, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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

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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
Thursday 7:15am Simone Ubaldi / Megan McKeough - Screen Reviews
8.15am Sean "Birdman" Dooley and others - 'Feature Creatures' / Guests - Global Affairs
Friday 7:45am 'Friday Funnybugger' with local comedians
8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

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