Morning everyone! John Jenkins with your Weekend Breakfast from 9-12 every Sunday.
We opened the show this morning to the sad news about musical legend: Joni Sledge, and played a Sister Sledge song at the start of each hour.
— Nile Rodgers (@nilerodgers) March 12, 2017
We discussed the best ‘bops’ of history (used to reference a good song; to say that a song is really good)
Celebrity Birthdays was also on the cards today:
Mitt Romney, 70 (Politician)
Coleen Nolan, 52 (Loose Woman)
Liza Minnelli, 71 (Actress)
Danny Jones, 31 (McFly)
We looked over the front and back pages too:
In hour 2, we heard Poppy and Abby speak with Marie Curie collectors,
We also had Jamie Long’s Entertainment Roundup:
We also had Talking Health:
Our singalong song was I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker – Sandi Thom.
In hour 3, we opened with Sister Sledge – Lost in Music.
Our TV Highlights were:
The Lunchbox – Bafta-nominated Indian film about the unlikely romance between a widower and a young housewife who communicate through notes delivered in a lunchbox. BBC 4 9-10:40
Call the Midwife: The sixth series comes to an end with Barbara’s wedding hastily being brought forward following some unexpected news from her father. BBC 1 8-9
Good Karma Hospital – Tensions run high in the series finale of the drama set in southern India, as the first monsoon rains arrive. ITV 9-10
The Voice UK – Emma Willis hosts the final night of live knockout rounds, and it is time for Gavin Rossdale’s team to sing for a place in the quarter-final. ITV 7:45-9
That’s all for this week, I’ll be back next Sunday from 9 til 12!