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Weekend Breakfast 11th March!

11th March 2018
Posted by Johnny Jenkins

Johnny’s back in the studio after a week off because of the snow! Thanks to Steve for looking after the show last week. It’s Mother’s Day today, and another jam-packed show.

Some countdowns:

  • 6 days till St Patrick’s Day
  • 69 days till Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married
  • 296 days till 2019

We began the show with an insight into a bizarre royal rule that Kate won’t have to follow:

Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born entrepreneur, part-owner of BSkyB and loads of newspapers (87)
  • Jack Rodwell, British football player, plays for Sunderland. Was at Everton from 2007-2012, and then Man City (27)
  • John Barrowman, Scottish-born American actor and TV presenter. Made his name as host of ‘Live and Kicking’ and later played Captain Jack Harkness in ‘Doctor Who’ and its spin-off series ‘Torchwood’ (51)

Your newspaper headlines:

Rachel White joined Johnny to talk about rough sleeping:

Matteo Bergamini joined Johnny to talk about political literacy and Shout Out UK:

This week’s Trump Sings:

Ralphy Ralph Dog has been busy this week:

We were joined by Essex Girl campaigner, Sarah Mayhew:

And some fun facts about dogs:

On this day:

  • 1965 – Tom Jones was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “It’s Not Unusual”
  • 1988 – The pound note ceased to be legal tender. It was replaced by the pound coin
  • 1997 – Beatle Paul McCartney was knighted by the Queen

And a gem from TLM Waste Management:

Thanks for your company, I’ll be back next Sunday from 9!