15.03.19 Pt 2 – Old people should not operate chainsaws and Leigh-Ann has a story to prove this. The Karoo lion is finally caught after being on the loose for a month. Dave Chappelle on racism, a 3D ear, then George Mienie wraps up the week with the latest from the world of cars.

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15.03.19 Pt 1 – Ben and Leigh-Ann didn’t get to watch The Bachelor last night because of loadshedding, and with that really struggle to find some positive stories for a Friday. Their attempts to do so in the face of so much suffering then unleashes a whole bunch of odd topics. Ben previews the weekend of sport, then a bunch of listener messages.

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Tim Plewman joins us in studio to discuss ‘Defending The Caveman 2019’. Chris Forrest and JP Nobrega chat about the inspiring ‘Celebrity Taxi Dash’, we celebrate the Fleur DuCap Theatre Awards, and revisit Media24’s Anthem Project.

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13.03.19 Pt 1 – Ben has a new revelation on Oprah, after watching her recent Michael Jackson documentary special… and, of course, any mention of Oprah simply gets Siya excited. A Wednesday is incomplete without a dose of Gord. Take a listen to the “Five Things You Need To Know”, the sport and “Said By Siya” too.

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08.03.19 Pt 2 – The Queen is becoming a big deal on Instagram, though Charles has his own thoughts on this. Body language experts delve into R Kelly’s behaviour during the Gayle King interview. The 60 Minutes documentary over Michael Jackson diddling kids, then some listener feedback covering all sorts of things. Leigh-Ann gets excited about a bunch of booze stories, then George comes in for the weekly catch up on the world of cars.

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08.03.19 Pt 1 – The show starts off with a bit of a fight over Gareth’s travel schedules. The Friday Bachelor wrap up adds the usual layers you won’t find in the mainstream media. Your politics-free Friday news, sport with Ben, then Siya’s positive take on the world.

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Nathan talks to the phenomenal Natasha Sutherland about the play ‘Brutal Legacy’, adapted from the bestselling book by Tracy Going, and also starring the talented Charlie Bougenon. We also catch up with Andre The Hilarious Hypnotist, and discuss the human psyche.

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01.03.19 Pt 2 – An interesting listener mail reveals the extent of a local pastor’s car collection and obscene wealth. Then into the much anticipated review of the latest episode of The Bachelor. Ben now feels he is even more of a favourite, having a challenge, and Oprah digging up Michael Jackson’s skeletons, balls in your salsa and growing new brain cells. George Mienie then wraps up the week with the latest from the world of cars.

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Comedians Tumi Morake and Vanessa Frost join us in studio to discuss a ‘sexual awakening’ with their production ‘TEASE’!. Alan Committie, Kim Louis (Broadway star) and Melanie Burke (Chairlady) chat about the 54th Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, and we discuss a new hotspot in Cape Town!

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28.02.19 Pt 2 – There’s much to ponder over when we see our politicians performing grand gestures. What is behind that? Gareth and Phumi discuss that, and so much more, in this week’s edition of The Burning Platform. Kicking things off with a conversation with Mayor of Tshwane, Stevens Mokgalapa, then chatting about everyone from David Mabuza, Willies Mchunu fainting to Jeremy Corbyn.

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