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Saturday Breakfast 1066 Battle of Hastings 15 October 2016

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NEWSQUIZ? What’s The Story? Jason plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story behind the sound?

TRANQUIL TIME: POEM: Edmund Blunden – Preparations For Victory
07:40: FEATURE: James Heappey MP – Future of Energy

8AM: Treasure Hunt
0810: FEATURE: Hilda Ogden – Jean Alexander
08:40: INTERVIEW: John Cameron Childline – Creepy Clowns

9AM: Pick of the NMB 1 Pops; 1979; 1989; 1999; 2009
09:20: FEATURE: Farage –v- Eminem
09:40: INTERVIEW: Michael Carter from English Heritage to talk about the 950th re-enactment of the battle of Hastings.

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106.9 SFM Sittingbourne Jason McCrossan Saturday Breakfast 01 October

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Jason on 106.9 SFM 100% Local Radio for Sittingourne

We start with the NewsQuiz – What’s The Story? Jason plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story behind the sound? If you can – get in touch with Jan.

Our Tranquil Time poem is Song at the beginning of Autumn by Elizabeth Jennings read by Gill Fraser Lee.

8am brings the return of Treasure Hunt and also it appears 80s’ babies are a generation apart when it comes to wealth, compared with people born a decade earlier. A report shows those now in their early 30s are worth an average of 27-thousand pounds. We hear from Personal finance expert Hannah Maundrell.

Pick of the Number One Pops is from the years 1962; 1972; 1982; 1992.

Saturday Breakfast 17 September 2016

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On Jason McCrossan’s Saturday Breakfast Show:

7am – 8am
NEWSQUIZ… Ja plays a clip from the news – but can you work out the story behind the sound?

In Tranquil Time our poem today is by John Clare and is called Colours of autumn.

8am-9am
QUIZ – Play Your Cards Right – Jason will shuffle his giaganic playing cards -to reveal 4 cards – all you have to do is guess whether card 5 is Higher or Lower than card 4. We will hear Nigel Farage’s views on UKiPs only MP (they are not nice) .

Also, one in three people admit to middle-lane hogging on a motorway – according to a new survey. Jason chats to PC Anthony Cope.

9am-10am
Pick of the Number One Pops; 1971; 1981; 1991; 2001 – the songs we play were all number one on this day.

And today is Sport In The Park – Jason will speak to Pete & James Waters – his Saturday Show will be live from the event.

Saturday Breakfast Maritime Ship Show 10 September 2016

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On Jason McCrossan’s Saturday Breakfast show this morning:

It’s the NEWSQUIZ? Jason will play a clip from the news – but can you work out the story? In Tranquil time our poem is read by Gill Fraser Lee.

It was a big week for star trek fans – as the franchise turned 50 on Thursday – we hear from former Trekker Whoopi Goldberg.

Jason calls upon the ancient spirits and call upon the late and great Bob Holness to make an appearance for our Blockbusters Quiz.

A quarter of Britons travelling overseas have no qualms about using free public wi-fi abroad for online banking. Jason chats to security Expert Tony Anscombe about the hidden dangers of using public WiFi.

We start this hour with Pick Of the Number One Pops then the Red Hot Chilli Pipers have made a charity single in memory of firefighters killed in the 9/11 terror attacks which occurred 15 years tomorrow. Later on today it’s the Maritime Ship Show – Jason will chat to event organiser Bernard McCall.

POEM: Billy Collins – Saturday Morning

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Billy Collins, Morning

Dubbed “the most popular poet in America” by Bruce Weber in the New York Times, Billy Collins is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humour but often slip into quirky, tender or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing, and poetry itself.

 

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.

Saturday Breakfast New £5 Custard Pie Championships 04 June 2016

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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.

Saturday Breakfast Euro 2016 & Energy prices 11 June 2016

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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.

POEM You, Darkness by Rainer Maria Rilke

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Every Saturday morning on 106.9 SFM Jason McCrossan runs the radio feature Tranquil Time – a poem on the radio.

Gill Fraser Lee reads the poem You, Darkness by Rainer Maria Rilke was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, “widely recognised as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets”

POEM: May by Sara Teasdale

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Sara Teasdale was born in 1884 and had such poor health for so much of her childhood, she was home schooled until age 9.

Sara’s first poem was published in Reedy’s Mirror, a local newspaper, in 1907. Her first collection of poems, Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems, was published that same year. In 1918 she won a Pulitzer Prize for her 1917 poetry collection Love Songs.

Gill Fraser Lee reads her poem May – broadcast on Jason McCrossan’s breakfast show on 106.9 SFM.