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28/04/2012

Duration:
1 hour, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 28 April 2012

Anneka Rice challenges the nation to join her for a hearty Saturday Breakfast show. Get the weekend underway with a terrific mix of music, chat and fun features for the family.

Joining her is poet Mark Niel - who will be Radio 2's resident rhymer on 2Day 10th May when the whole station's amazing and varied programming can be heard in a day. They look forward to 2Day, and Mark explains how being made redundant spurred him on to realize his dream of being a poet.

The famous Challenge has returned but don't expect to see Anneka leaping out of a helicopter - this time the listeners challenge each other. It could be for a family member or friend. Full details of Anneka's Challenge can be found on her showpage on the Radio 2 website. Plus First Tracks - a chance to share memories of your first grown-up track.

Music Played

21 items
  • Image for Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

    Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Steve Harley Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me)

    20 Number 1's Of The 70's (Various), MFP

  • Image for Thea Gilmore

    Thea Gilmore and Sandy Denny London

    (CD Single), Mighty Village, 1

  • Image for Crowded House

    Crowded House Weather With You

    Crowded House - Recurring Dream, Capitol

  • Image for Starbuck

    Starbuck Moonlight Feels Right

    Million Sellers Vol.14 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Honey Ryder

    Honey Ryder Marley's Chains

    (CD Single), Oceanic Music, 1

  • Image for Bronski Beat

    Bronski Beat Smalltown Boy

    Pop & Wave Vol. 1 - The Hits Of The 80's (Various Artists), Columbia, 2

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen Shackled & Drawn

    Wrecking Ball, Columbia Records, 003

  • Image for Kim Wilde

    Kim Wilde Kids In America

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for Madness

    Madness Our House

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series, EMI

  • Image for Train

    Train Drive By

    (CD Single), Columbia, 12

  • Image for Jackson Browne

    Jackson Browne Doctor My Eyes

    The Next Voice You Hear - Jackson Bro, Elektra

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Silenced By The Night

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Sylvia Vrethammar

    Sylvia Vrethammar Y Viva Espana

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt Dangerous

    (CD Single), Rocket, 1

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Hold On

    (CD Single), Relentless

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks You Really Got Me

    The Kinks (Deluxe Edition), Sanctuary, 7

  • Image for Emin

    Emin Baby Get Higher

    (CD Single), Saffron, 1

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross and The Supremes Reflections

    Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Guns N’ Roses

    Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child O' Mine

    The Hits Album 10 (Various Artists), Hits Album

  • Image for The Seekers

    The Seekers Morningtown Ride

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops Walk Away Renee

    The Four Tops - The Singles Collectio, Polygram Tv

  • Today's show starred:

    Milton Keyne's poet laureate Mark Frith – who will also be Radio 2’s official poet on 2Day on the 10th of May.

    Plus we had Flossie talking about her bunny and Caspar singing along to The Seekers.

    Our First Track was chosen by Richard Shelbourne

    Last week's challenger Annie McGirr from Bicester said her husband Dave successfully abseiled down the side of a building

    And next week's challenger Sue Smith will be back telling us how she got on herding her goats.

    Finally, our Knights in Shiny Pyjamas were Kevin Hill in Merseyside, Nathan from Norwich and Max off to Grangemouth.

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