Science and Celebrity Radio: Thursday Mornings from 7.30
Scientist Ben Makin leaves the lab to present your Thursday Breakfast Show on The Source 96.1 FM, bringing you interviews with experts and celebs, bangin’ tunes and chats with world-leading scientists. The best time of the day is BREAKFAST TIME!
Oh, and did we mention that we have two resident professors (David Hosken and Sasha Dall) ready to answer YOUR questions? Get in touch with us (see below)!
Recent special guests have included popstar Rochelle Humes, the legendary Dick and Dom, Amanda Holden, Alexandra Burke, Gloria Hunniford, UB40, Ross Noble, Jamelia, Prof Helen Roy MBE, Ollie Proudlock, the ex-head of GCHQ, the First Lady of Iceland, a real-life space mission flight director and world-leading scientists based right here in Cornwall; we would be delighted if you could join us!
Got any questions or topics that you’d like us to discuss? Or perhaps you’d like a shout-out or have special song requests? Get in touch with us! Check below for details and to listen to past shows.
We occasionally give out freebies, such as event tickets (e.g. for the CAMRA beer festival) and vouchers.
Ben also runs a show on West Cornwall’s Coast FM every Wednesday evening from 18.00; join him and catch ‘CELEBRITY SCIENCE’!
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Listen to this interview with Doctor Who no.8, Paul McGann!
Check out this show, featuring a live chat with an ex-spy (cool, right?) and a discussion (with Dave & Sasha) based on the ‘science’ of Jurassic Park!
Or, how about this one, where you will hear from Tim Peake’s mission outreach manager and space flight director – Libby Jackson – alongside celebrity travel TV show presenter, Charley Boorman?
I just discovered your wonderful station! Wow love it....from Barbara Hepworth to the Buzzcocks! Very cool indeed. I grew up as a kid in Cornwall (St. Day and Grampound) in the 60's my family emigrated to California in 1967. My love for anything brewed in Cornwall is strong! I have spent the last 40 years as a Graphic Designer for TV and Print here in Los Angeles, I was also an online DJ for a local station here. So happy to have discovered Source!James
Just wanted to say what a lovely surprise it was on Monday morning when I first discovered your channel on my tablet. I am an artist and I love to have music and humour playing in my studio. The programme that I discovered was called the Monday Morning Comedy Collective with a presenter called Colin Leggo . A lovely lively entertaining programme with lots of humour and a good variety of music. I think a big strength of the programme is the warm personality and the professional style of the presenter. Colin Leggo was often using funny voices which I found really funny but he also encouraged the listeners to contribute to the programme. He was also interviewing a comedian which was interesting and entertaining. I will definitely catch the Colin Leggo show again and explore the other Source programmes.David Hosking
I can only say how much pleasure Source FM has given us over the years! What an amazing radio station! Unbelievably and consistently excellent! Well done and thank you, Best wishes, JeremyJeremy