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Weekend Breakfast 18th Feb!

18th February 2018
Posted by Johnny Jenkins

Another busy (and relatively normal) show this morning with Johnny. Here’s the best bits!

It began with an insight into the childhoods of Prince George and Princess Charlotte:

Celebrity Birthdays:

  • John Travolta, scientologist actor, made his name in ‘Saturday Night Fever’ and went on to star in ‘Pulp Fiction’ via ‘Grease’ (64)
  • Colin Jackson, Welsh 110 metres hurdles runner, former Olympic champion, was a finalist on “Strictly Come Dancing” in 2005 (51)
  • Jermaine Jenas,  England midfielder, Ex QPR and Spurs player – now
    retired (35)

The newspaper front & back pages today:

Yesterday, we had a visit from the Chinese New Year lion/dragon in the studio, this was Johnny’s reaction:

We were also lucky enough to receive a visit from the Basildon Roundtable yesterday, it was so fun that we thought we would re-live the experience;

In the second hour, we learnt about some Chinese New Year superstitions:

This week’s Trump Sings:

Ralphy Ralph Dog has been exploring this week:

Some things you didn’t know this time last week:

  • Oxford could become the first city in the UK to charge visitors a £1-per-night
    tourist tax
  • Coffee shops are banning laptops in a bid to stop freelance workers from
    loitering inside and taking up their tables
  • A third of primary school children are not going to sleep until around midnight
  • 83% of young people in Britain claim they will never be able to buy their own

In hour 3, we learnt all about the Queen’s daily routine:

And heard what happened when Poppy and Abbey met community radio legend, Lol Gellor:

Same time next week, see you on Sunday!