Phil Whelan: A chat and music show hosted by Phil Whelan,
Weekday programme Morning Brew is a chat and music show. Hosted by Phil Whelan, guests include regular contributors and drop-ins, who span topics from earnest current affairs to cookery to the arts.
Catch it live:
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 1pm
Morning Brew: James Ross in today, Phil's back tomorrow. Comedy this morning as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow @ Fringe Club returns to HK tonight. Billed as one of the most exciting voices in Australian Comedy, Becky Lucas joins us on the show after 11.30. Before that, it's rugby after 10 and Robbie McRobbie, big wig at Hong Kong Rugby Union will update us on the Asian Sevens, the Women's Premiership, and a throw forward to the Rugby World Cup which kicks off on Friday in Tokyo. After 11 we're off to the races with William Nader, Director of Racing at the Jockey Club - HKJC Racing. We round it all off with Paddington Bear! On Saturday 28th the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra are putting a great new concert for kids wrapped around Michael Bond's famous stories of the bear from Peru. Eric Monson is the narrator, and he'll join us after 12 to tell us more! (9:30am-1pm, email email@example.com )
Good morning. On Morning Brew today, commentator Steve Vines will be with us at 10.10. This week we have conclusive proof that Elton John was wrong. It doesn’t seem to be the hardest word. Far from it actually, but the people of Hong Kong don’t seem to be convinced in the slightest by this week’s spate of theatrical self flagellation. There is now a resounding chorus of, “Annnddd?”. Join Steve with your emails, and comments below. Today is World Refugee Day. Refugee status is a hugely grey area in Hong Kong, that even the experts sometimes struggle to explain. The message seems to be “come in but we don’t want you, and we’ll make that very clear to you frequently”. At 11.10 we meet Virginie Goethals who is the co founder of RUN, a NGO for refugees that provides rehabilitation through sport, with a special focus on women who are victims of torture and sexual violence. At 11.40 our vet Dr. David Gething returns. Following on from our chat yesterday with Janice Jensen about things we like to do but our dogs may not, we talk about dosing your furry friends with supplements. After 12, we’re fashionably off to Milan for this week's wine class with JC Viens. (9:30am-1pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org )