Listen to Standing Ovations, Ethics of Milk & Emus in the City01:16:3724 May 2024

The team discuss the tradition of standing ovations at the Cannes Film Festival; Megan McKeough reviews Tran Anh Hung’s The Taste of things; Michael Harden talks about the ethics and significance of milk; writer Patricia Cornelius chats about the play The Audition currently showing at La Mama theatre; book reviewer Laura Pietrobon talks about The Tower by Flora Carr; and Olivia Swain tells us about the new emus at La Trobe’s Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary. With presenters Monique Sebire, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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Monday 7:15am Andrew "Donno" Donnison - Sports Wrap
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8:15am The Breakfasters Breakdown Quiz
8:45am Breakfasters Live

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