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Ben’s Breakfast Show

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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’!

Brought to you by the University of Exeter.

 

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Email me: bam206@exeter.ac.uk

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SPOTLIGHT

Listen to this interview with Doctor Who no.8, Paul McGann!

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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?

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