Monday Matters with Jason McCrossan is broadcast on 106.9 SFM in Sittingbourne & Swale – also on www.sfmradio.com.
The featured group is Culture Club: 1961: Roy Hay – the guitarist celebrates his birthday on Wednesday. In the Night-Time Report – A judge has said that 69 people who “liked” a pupil’s Facebook boast about stabbing his teacher in the stomach are “sick”. This comes after a 14 year old boy was sentenced to 11 years detention. Madonna celebrates her birthday on Saturday – not quite the big 60 – but only a few notches away from it – she’ll be our tribute in music and interviews after 9pm.
In the final hour Jason McCrossan speaks to Judge Chris Greenland – a former South African High Court Judge to discuss the prospects of former para-Olympian Oscar Pistorius – being released on 21st August. Judge Greenland thinks the trial Judge got the verdict wrong – and explains why. Also – the music news; my favourite things & a return of Let There Be Love.
On Monday Matters tonight – we have a Cilla Black special in memory of the wonderful Liverpudlian who died on the 1 August 2015 – she is our featured artist.
Also, new measures to enable private landlords to evict illegal immigrants without a court order have been announced. We have a report after 8.
Then our final hour is Cilla hour – music and interviews from her life – including an interview with local Sittingbourne man Dale Howting – who was known as the Whistling Postman and who was surprised by Cilla – on her Surprise Surprise programme in March 1990.