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
Good morning and welcome Friday. Slowly but surely (stress on “slowly”) live performances are returning to the stages of Hong Kong. At 10.10 today we’ll meet theatre director Wu Hoi Fai. His company Pants Theatre Production is bringing “Sweet Mandarin” to the Sheung Wan Civic Centre next month. Based on Helen Tse’s novel of the same name, it’s the true story one young lady, a lot of food, and a long, long journey. At 11.10 Danny Hicks will be back with this week’s Sports and All. And, after 12 our film critic James Marsh will be with us, reviewing Disney's Mulan, The Devil All the Time and more. Join everyone on Facebook live throughout.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org )