Listen to Hellraiser, Hobby Horses & Spelling Bees01:04:237 June 2024

Playwright Joanna Murray-Smith talks about new stage production Julia at Melbourne Theatre Company; the team takes a closer look at the increasing popularity of hobby horse competitions; foodie Besha Rodell sums up 40 years of the Olive Jar as they close their doors; musician, sound artist, and "laser lord" Robin Fox chats about re-scoring the music to Clive Barker's horror classic for the show Hear My Eyes: Hellraiser at RISING; and Nat shares her fascination with American Spelling Bees with the team. With presenters Monique Sebire, Daniel Burt & Nat Harris.




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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
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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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