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Monday Matters with Mick Jagger & Paul Doust 25 July 2016

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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.

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Saturday Breakfast Art In The Park & Newington Festival 16 July 2016

Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan running order
Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan running order

On Breakfast this morning with Jason: Jan has your travel; Calum the sport.

Between 7am & 8am
NEWSQUIZ? What’s The Story? Jason plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story?

In TRANQUIL TIME our poem is How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear by Edward Lear.

Between 8am & 9am

Katy Perry has released her first new single in 3 years – we play it around 08:10
Also this hour we play Treasure Hunt: We’ll send Jan up in the SFM Helicopter with Jock McSporran – but can you guess where she is?

A report out this morning from the AA says on average seven children need rescuing from locked cars every day Jason talks to Edmund King from the AA.

Between 9am & 10am
Pick of the number one Pops, playing songs that were number one on this day from; 1970; 1980; 1990; 2000.

It’s Milton Creek – Art In The Park – we cross live to the event with Colin Jones & Pete Flynn and also today is the Newington Village Festival: Sue Flipping will join Jason on the phone.

Monday Matters Tony Blair & the Chilcot Report 11 July 2016

Tony Blair gave a 2 hour press conference to defend his actions
Tony Blair gave a 2 hour press conference to defend his actions

On Monday Matters with Jason McCrossan this week.

After 8pm Jason discusses a research out today which suggests nine in ten people think that drink or drug drivers who kill someone should be charged with manslaughter. Jason speaks to Gary Rae from the campaign charity BRAKE about these findings.

The Pet Shop Boys are our featured group. Neil Tennant celebrated his birthday yesterday. He was 62.

Also celebrating her birthday is the Award-winning singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega. After 9pm Jason will play 4 songs from her live album – In Concert (Live at the Coach House, San Juan Capistano) 1993.

The Chilcot report was published last week Jason speaks to Professor Ruth Blakeley from the University of Kent. We also discuss a project Professor Blakeley is running in conjunction with Westminster University called The Rendition Project – which looks at the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation (RDI) programme.

Saturday Breakfast & Medway river Festival 09 July 2016

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We start with the News Quiz and Tranquil time which features the poem: Love is Not All by Edna St Vincent Millay read by Gill Fraser Lee.

After 8am former racing driver Amanda Stretton joins Jason to talk about their report out today which says we are now paying more than 700 pounds on average for comprehensive car insurance.

Our quiz today is Blockbusters – feature the late and great Bob Holness who Jason will channel just after 0815.

It’s ladies’ final day at Wimbledon and Richard Newman reports from the All England Club.
After 9 we are in Cardiff for the Euro 2016 celebrations yesterday as Wales welcomed back their football team.

Also after 9am today is the Medway River Festival in Chatham: Medway Cllr Howard Doe will join Jason to talk about today’s events.

After 9am in Pick Of The Number One Pops, Jason will play the songs that were number one on this day in….: 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995

Monday Matters Motoring edition 04 July 2016

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On the show tonight we have reaction from another day of resignations – as Ukip’s the latest political party looking for a new leader – after Nigel Farage announced he’s standing down. Nigel said last month’s referendum result means he’s achieved what he set out to when he first entered politics.

The music news is after 8am and a survey out today says that one in eight cars on the roads in east London do not have insurance, according to analysis which names the capital as the worst place in Britain for uninsured drivers. Jason chats to Mark Chiappino is from Churchill car insurance.

The featured artist is Bill Withers who is 78 years old today. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007, his song “Lean on Me” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

A report’s been published suggesting replacing T-junctions with mini-roundabouts could reduce the number of crashes involving older people. Ian Crowder’s from the AA joins Jason after 9pm.

Saturday Breakfast with Wimbledon & scams 02 July 2016

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On Saturday Breakfast – Jason starts by celebrating the Welsh historic win at the Euro 2016’s as the beat Belgium 3-1. Also, can you guess the story behind the news clip in this weeks News Quiz- or is that all just French as well? Gill Fraser Lee returns with Tranquil Time reading the poem – To My Brother by Vera Brittain – as we commemorate 100 years since the Battle of the Somme.

After 8am – Jason test your cryptic thinking with our BrainBox quiz and he gets serious as research out today says that people who fall victim to investment scams lose up to £20,000. Matthew Upton from Citizen’s advice spoke to Jason on the launch of Fraud Awareness month.

After 9am – in Pick of the number one pops – we hear songs from Hot Chocolate, Pet Shop Boys, Faith Evans and Puff Daddy and Rihanna.

And after England’s disastrous knockout at the Euro’s – we hear from FA chairman Greg Dyke about why he thinks England did so badly and we also hear from Calum Leslie in France.

Monday Matters Robotics Week 27 June 2016

Screen Shot 2016-05-18 at 00.40.53In what has been a tumultuous week in our politics – we have reaction from the House of Commons where the Prime Minister spoke for the first time since announcing he was quitting – he was telling MPs about the next steps following the referendum.

It’s a big day for sport – we’ll hear from Wimbledon’s centre court as England Club chief executive Richard Lewis spoke to Richard Newman on Centre Court.

England’s attempt to make the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 starts in the next
hour. They face surprise-packages Iceland in the last 16 in Nice.

A new era of innovation and discovery opens with the beginning of the first Robotics week here in the UK – after 9pm Jason McCrossan chats to Professor Yang – the Director and Co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery at Imperial College London.

The feature artist tonight is noted songwriter, pianist, arranger and producer Tony Hatch who is 77 on Thursday – we play 4 non-stop TV themes – from him after 8.

Saturday Breakfast EU Travel 25 June 2016

 

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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.

Monday Matters 20 June 2016

JM MM JOURNALST.jpgMPs 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.

Saturday breakfast show 18 June

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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.