On the show tonight
English Heritage is marking the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings by unveiling a sequel to the Bayeux Tapestry – we’ll hear from children’s illustrator Liz Pichon who designed the new Tapestry.
The featured artist of the week is Andrew Gold.
It’s claimed poverty is costing UK taxpayers 78 billion pounds per year. Researchers looked at how much money is spent relieving deprivation and preventative measures – Jason talks to Katie Schmuecker after 8pm. An Australian family living in the Scottish Highlands have a deadline of midnight tonight to find a job or leave the country.
Also, we will have NOT in The News – where we look at stories which haven’t quite made the headlines; the latest music news including new single and album releases and in the final hour we have a tribute to Michael Jackson – who would have had a birthday later this month.
On the show tonight:
We start with sport and hear from three-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome. Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “nobody wants to return to the borders of the past” during her first visit to Northern Ireland. We hear from Mrs May in The World Tonight.
Mick Jagger is our featured artist tonight. He’s one of the most influential figures in the history of rock and roll as frontman of The Rolling Stones and celebrates his birthday on 26 July.
After 8pm Jason we hear how Shamed Sir Philip Green has threatens to sue MP Frank Field who said he was ‘much worse’ than Robert Maxwell for ‘plundering BHS’. We have the latest report.
Paul Doust trained as an actor at the Guildhall School, London and then took to play writing and TV scriptwriting (BBC’s Eastenders / Holby City). He now now runs theatre workshops all over Kent. He joins Jason live in the studio in the final hour.
On Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan today: Jan has the Weather & Travel; Andrew has the news.
Between 7am & 8am
In the News Quiz… Jason plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story?
Our Tranquil Time poem today is : A Bay in Anglesey, Sir John Betjeman READ by Gill Fraser Lee.
8am & 9am
We will have the latest updates from the terrorist incident in Germany including the response from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
We play Treasure Hunt: where we’ll send Jan up in the SFM Helicopter with Jock McSporran – but can you guess where oor Jan is today?
08:40 David Lewis talks to Jason about a report out today which suggest two-thirds of British people are worried about overspending on holidays abroad this summer.
9am & 10am
Pick Of The Number One Pops: 1965; 1975; 1985; 2005
09:40: Peter Flower from the Faversham Nautical Festival will chat to the team about the events happening today in Faversham.
The nation has spoken – and it’s a vote for change.
Yesterday was a historic day for the UK. Prime Minister David Cameron announce he’ll quit as prime Minister (Boris Johnson may succeed him), Labour MPs want rid of Leader Jeremy Corbyn, Scotland and Northern Ireland will seek a referendum to break off from the UK, the pound plunged, English patriotism soared – and in the middle of that – Donald Trump arrived in Scotland to open a gold course.
And that is how we start the show.
Also, Frank Brehanee from the independent travel watchdog HolidayTravelWatch – speaks to Jason about why trips abroad may be be more expensive after the vote to leave the European Union.
And in Euro 2016 – EUR2016 – tonight sees Northern Ireland vs Wales – Calum Leslie is in Paris for SFM.
MPs were recalled to parliament to remember the murdered MP Jo Cox, who was killed on Thursday. We will bring you some of the statements, many emotional, from the house.
It’s thought that over-eating could cause 7 million new cases of cancer, heart disease, strokes and diabetes within 20 years – I’ll speak to Jenny Rosborough from the health group – action on sugar – about the governments delay in tackling the issue.
Jason speaks to the author, journalist and lecturer Sarah Lonsdale – who has written a book which tells the history of – the journalist – through works of fiction and how they have been portrayed in novels, films and theatre.
Lionel Richie the Legendary R&B singer is our featured artist. He recorded such hits as “Dancing on the Ceiling,” – it’s his birthday – he’s 67.
Jan has the news, Kyra has the Travel and Colin has our sport.
In our News Quiz we ask What’s The Story? I’ll play a clip from the news – but can you work out the story?
In the wake of the senseless killings in Orlando US and the murder of MP Jo Cox, Gill Fraser Lee brings this weeks Tranquil Time poem from Christina Rosetti – Remember.
After 8am Rick Astley is at number 1 in the album charts with his album “50” – we hear his latest single from the album. Also after 8am TREASURE HUNT returns with Dickie & Feather.
Jason talks Home Ownership with Tashema Jackson from Uswitch just before 9am and then after 9am it’s Pick of The Number One Pops- songs from 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991
And also after 9am Mike VanDetta speaks to the team because he is performing The Roy Orbison And Del Shannon Story at the Avenue Theatre tonight from 7:30pm.
Saturday Breakfast on 106.9 SFM with Jason McCrossan.
On the show today- the News Quiz between 7am & 8am – can you guess why Jason is playing a Christmas song…so early in the year?
We have our new feature – What Makes Kyra Cross? Followed by Tranquil Time – which is a poem by Kenneth Graham – Duck’s Ditty.
After 8am – Dickie and Feather return in Treasure Hunt – Jason sends Feather out with our scottish pilot Jock McSporran – all you have to do is guess where Feather is to win a host of …our congratulations.
Jason chats to about the new £5 which is due to be released later in summer. Jason speaks to Jonathan Calloway from the International Bank Note Society.
After 9am – it’s Pick Of The Number One pops – all the songs they play were number one on this day – the years this week are 1962, 1972, 1982 & 1992.
And then in final section of the show, Jason, Jan and Kyra speak to Mike Fitzgerald about the annual World Custard Pie Championships.
On Saturday Breakfast for the 11th June.
Jason is joined by Jan on Travel and Colin on the sports desk. To start with Jason starts the show off with the easiest football quiz in the world EVER!! Pit your wit against Jan! In the news quiz – can you guess this weeks clip from the news?
In Tranquil Time – for Euro 2016 Jason reads out a poem from the internet – with predictable results.
The Queens Birthday honours list has been announced – there is a report around 08:10; followed by Treasure Hunt – Jan will disappear with our helicopter pilot Jock McSporran – can you guess where she is?
Also after 8am sports reporter Calum Leslie is in France and will speak to some of the fans as they arrive in Paris. A report suggests that there is a gap between the average big 6 energy tariffs and the cheapest available deal – Jason chats to Pete Moorey from Which?.
After 9am: Pick Of The Number One Pops and we cross to Horseguards Parade for the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations.
Jason has more reaction to those terrible events over in America as President Obama says the Orlando gunman, who shot dead 49 people at a gay nightclub, was a home-grown terrorist. Omar Mateen’s father has condemned his son – saying he’s “sad” but also “mad” about the attack.
We will hopefully cross live to Orlando and get the latest news and reaction.
After 9pm tonight we talk about another murder – but on British soil and one that happened over 30 years ago. Hilda Murrell was 78 and an anti-nuclear campaigner – when she was abducated from her home – stabbed and left to die in the Shropshire country side. Her nepher, former naval commander Robert Green – insists that she was killed by the state and or nuclear interested parties.
There is the latest music news and we may even hear from Nigel Farage who was in #sittingbourne #kent today.
The featured artist is Paul McCartney who turns 74 on Saturday – after 8pm we have 4 non-stop songs from the man with Wings.