Legendary singers/actors, Lois Du Plessis (Israel/New Breed Alive) and Neels Clasen (Mamma Mia, Tent, Annie) join us in studio to discuss Rock of Ages. Chef Ryan Cole chats about his phenomenal new restaurant, Salsify at the Roundhouse in Cape Town, Nicole Capper (Survivor SA/Mrs SA) chats about her new online magazine, we celebrate children’s theatre with Jaco van Rensburg, and Brandon and Natalie Eilers Le Riche (Strictly Come Dancing) talk about a great charity initiative.More Info
Stars of the broadway hit ‘Kinky Boots’, Stephan van Huyssteen and Catherine Isaacs are in studio with a great performance. Nicole Ross discusses an exciting new coffee collaboration. And ‘Born To Perform: SHINE’ director/producer Bryan Schimmel joins us with young performers showcasing their magic.More Info
The international cast of the smash hit STOMP joins us in studio with a phenomenal performance. He has captivated audiences with his world class mystification in studio… we also welcome Mo Magic. We chat the world of cruising and holidays with Cruises International, plus some singing and dancing from the cast of Burn The Floor.More Info
Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green opens the show as she hands over her title and crown this week to a new winner. Pieter-Dirk Uys chats about his new show, #HeTwo, a tribute to Evita Bezuidenhout. Ben Utecht (NFL Superbowl champion), Mark Masri (Grammy Award nominee) and Andre Venter (SA Multi-Platinum artist), join us in studio to chat about their new international pop group reBORN and sing a few amazing acapella songs. Comedian Dalin Oliver has us laughing, and Meghan Picerno (Christine in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’) inspires young musical theatre performers.More Info
International drag artist and comedian Bianca Del Rio joins us live from LA to discuss her South African tour. In studio, the cast of ‘The Dead Tinder Society’ – Sharon Spiegel-Wagner and Mpho Osei-Tutu – have us in fits of laughter and song. Hazel Feldman (Showtime Management) chats about the international production ‘Stomp’ coming to SA, Yebo-Gogo’s Michael de Pinna chat about a new variety charity show, and Larry Hodes opens his new restaurant, Voodoo Lilly.More Info
Nicole Capper (former Mrs South Africa) chats about SurvivorSA and the launch of Luxuria Lifestyle Magazine South Africa. Comedian Stuart Taylor discusses Big5 Comedy, Josh Ansley (VoiceSA) plays more wonderful music in studio, and the cast of ‘Aspoestertjie’ – Tiaan Rautenback and Marlee van der Merwe – share what it’s like to scare kids on stage as villains. We end the show with Chef Shimmu Sello from The Intercontinental Towers with his secret Springbok Shank recipe.More Info
You know the name but you’ve never heard his story told quite this way. Ahead of the Johannesburg leg of his Final Journey world tour, Johnny Clegg sits down with Gareth to highlight some of the stories from his 40+ years in the music industry, beginning with how his character was shaped and his personality emancipated by falling in love with the Zulu culture as a young man. Hear how his jazz singer mother and stepfather who left when he was 14 impacted him, as well as how he’s been touring since 1983. And hear Johnny detail one of his all-time favourite moments: performing ‘Asimbonanga’ with Nelson Mandela on stage. This interview originally aired on 3 October 2017.