With the weather remaining glorious why not sit in the garden and listen to another entertaining and information packed schedule on 4LEGS Radio. As is the norm we’ve a marvellous selection of music on The Breakfast Show. We’ll then hear from 4LEGS Sponsor Sovereign about the support and services they are providing for their clients and communities which will be followed by a conversation with a young woman who’ll tell us how she’s gone about etching out a career in social media and as a freelance writer. There’s chat with another local pub landlord about his food offerings and on a more serious note we’ll find out about how domestic abuse has been on the increase in recent weeks and what help there is out there. Also our vicar will discuss how her role has changed since the outbreak of Corona Virus and that there’s still positives to take away from the situation. We’ve also got another entertaining Pop Quiz and two different aged women from Shefford will be offering contrasting perspectives on the impact of the current lockdown. Plus a 4LEGS presenter becomes a TV critic and there’s a stack of stories, local information, classic comedy sketches and an array of different music. Enjoy!
7am – 9am The Pete Brady Breakfast Show
The weather is great and the music, even better. We are all stuck at home so why not start your Friday with two hours of music to get you going in the right mood. The featured band this week, following the eight o’clock news, is The Kinks. Don’t Miss it!
9am – 12 noon The Yabber Yabber Show with Chris Capel
Another two great telephone guests this week. The first on the line is Sophia Razvi (pic right) who’s just started a career working in social media and as a freelance writer for popular magazines. With the next batch of young people soon to leave college and University Sophia will explain what she did to move into a very competitive area and any hints and tips she can pass on to people looking to do the same. Sofia will also talk about her has aspirations of becoming an actor. The second is Rachel Peters (pic left) from 4LEGS Radio sponsor Sovereign. Rachel will share the the type of support and services Sovereign are providing to both their clients and local communities and how people can access these. Plus as well as playing his type of music Chris will be playing another couple of sketches from classic comedy TV & Radio shows.
12 noon – 1pm This Week with Penny
Penny talks to Duncan Jones (pic left) from Lambourn, former chef at The Bell in Ramsbury who took over The Five Bells in Wickham in November and is working hard to provide a supply of groceries, freshly made pies and fish and chips to residents in the valley. In addition Penny has an interview with Melany Slack (pic right) about domestic violence which has increased in recent weeks. Melany explains that there are a lot of vulnerable people in their homes suffering from abuse but there is help out there from the authorities.
1pm – 1.30pm Knock Knock with Suzi Cairns
Suzi catches up with Rev. Julie Mintern (pic) and hears how her role has changed in the past month. With no weddings or baptisms taking place and mourners at funerals limited, Julie looks for the positives that her parishioners can cling to. At the end of this conversation the Reverend and her husband Keith, hold a short evening service for villagers to enjoy.
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1.30 – 2.30 Pop Quizzical with Tim Stutt
Another hour of this very popular Pop Quiz from our Tim which includes the very tricky ‘connections’ round which is not easy to get on the first clue
2.30pm – 4.30pm Face2Face with Tim & Linda Forrester
On Face2Face this week, Tim and Linda have two guests offering contrasting perspectives on the impact of the current lockdown. Denise Herrington tells us about the wonderful video stories she has been producing for the Under 5s (and those a lot older), whilst Becky Howard is totally compelling as she explains what an impact the virus has had on her plans as an eighteen year old on the cusp of her life. Pat plays TV critic this week and recommends two current series, whilst we start the life story of our fifth musical giant. Who sold nigh on a million records, tapes, CDS or downloads and won an Oscar for Best Actor? Plus lots, lots more.