Listen to Retro Orchids, Prehistoric Insects and Neighbourly Favours01:13:127 July 2023

Nat wonders how much you can ask of your neighbours; Playwright Ash Flanders talks about his new approach to naturalistic drama with his new play This is Living; Justin ‘Digga’ Calverly encourages us to bring back the Cymbidium Orchids; Nat summaries her birthday weekend; Actress and artistic director Rachael Maza discuss the music celebration One Song: The Music of Archie Roach; Bugman Simon Hinkley chats about a lesser known insect; and comedian Prue Blake talks about buses and her dad’s retirement. With presenters Simon Winkler, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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
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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