Listen to Dark Matters, Botulism & Jigsaw Puzzles01:25:524 August 2023

Nat has taken an interest in puzzles; actor and director Courtney Stewart talks about her latest project Miss Peony; Justin ‘Digga’ Calverley runs through the checklist for the upcoming gardening season; Tilly Boleyn from Science Gallery Melbourne chats about the new exhibition Dark Matters; the team share their run-ins with doors; Simon ‘Bugman’ Hinkley tells us about the thieves of the insect world; Chunky Move's artistic director Antony Hamilton takes us through his latest project 4/4; and Jonathan Schuster has discovered the link between elevation and botulism. 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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