The Gareth Cliff Show

The Gareth Cliff Show

A hybrid of online radio, podcast and YouTube – live from 06h00 to 08h00 – Gareth and his team bring you ‘unradio’ – unscripted, uncensored, real conversations about everything that happens in our world, everything we all experience every day, what makes us think… makes us laugh… makes us cry… makes us angry… inspires us… and makes us human.

It’s about the stuff that connects us on this journey called LIFE. Welcome to it!
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5,287 Episodes
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Groove Season

22.09.23 Pt 2 - Simphiwe gives you groove etiquette 101 with the long weekend ahead. Ben is uncomfortable with a massage therapist touching him, after a recent butt crack exposure incident. And two of the biggest Springboks fans join the show - live from France.
22 Sep 2AM 58 min

You’re not a Tree

22.09.23 Pt 1 - It’s Joburg vs Cape Town in the comments section, after Gareth suggested Joburg’s business district is superior. Simphiwe gives some simple advice, after a discussion about having kids comes up… and how often does Ben think of the Roman Empire?
22 Sep 12AM 1 hr 01 min

Dear South Africa

21.09.23 Pt 2 - Rob Hutchinson - founding Director of OUTA and Dear South Africa - is in studio to discuss the Road Accident Fund, Pravin Gordhan's new state-owned company, and the saga of the fake Dear SA scammer call centre.
21 Sep 1AM 1 hr 02 min

Spare some Change?

21.09.23 Pt 1 - Is an arsonist roaming around Joburg? Phumi has another WhatsApp group debacle, and Gareth is still enjoying the idea of building a new prison for politicians. And Lynn Joffe joins to talk about the upcoming Gothenburg Book Fair.
21 Sep 12AM 55 min

Sex in the City

20.09.23 Pt 2 - Candace Bushnell - critically acclaimed journalist, author, TV producer and the creator of ‘Sex and the City’ - sits down with Gareth to discuss her upcoming one-woman show touring South Africa. She talks about being a woman in New York many years ago, her inspiration behind…
20 Sep 1AM 1 hr 01 min

Beastly Endeavours

20.09.23 Pt 1 - Ryan got some religious indoctrination at a recent braai, and Gareth scolds the humanitarian groups going after Mr Beast’s philanthropy videos. Is Drew Barrymore weak for pulling her show off air in support of the American writers’ strike?
20 Sep 12AM 1 hour

Blood on the Streets

19.09.23 Pt 2 - Jason Goliath is an advocate for living life to its fullest - including smoking his favourite cigarettes and speaking his truth. Jason talks about his life-changing view of literature and his love for the South African comedy industry.
19 Sep 1AM 58 min

Poverty Foam

19.09.23 Pt 1 - There’s a Goliath in the house and his name is Jason. Gareth casts a stone at the Russell Brand situation, while Bakh’abantu stands by his chilling outlook of “the end is nigh”. JJ Cornish joins in for Africanalysis.
19 Sep 12AM 58 min

Empiric Thoughts

18.09.23 Pt 2 - How often do you think about the Roman Empire? Leigh-Ann questions Gareth and Bakh’abantu about living on an island floating in the middle of the ocean… and Shea Karssing joins to discuss the life of a freelancer.
18 Sep 1AM 55 min

Fires and Floods

18.09.23 Pt 1 - Gareth attended a prestigious wedding over the weekend, Sun City caught fire, and the Cape coast was hit by high tidal waves. Dr Hanan shares some useful advice on how to end relationships.
18 Sep 12AM 1 hour

South African Charm

15.09.23 Pt 2 - Why are South Africans generally friendly? Free speech and boobs will never let you down... what else in life is reliable? George Mienie from AutoTrader joins to provide the latest motoring news.
15 Sep 1AM 55 min

Don’t Drink the Bear!

15.09.23 Pt 1 - There’s some fake vodka out there on the streets, Gareth is angered by the worst mom on the internet… and Ben is beyond excited about an upcoming trip.
15 Sep 12AM 1 hr 04 min

The Future of Tshwane

14.09.23 Pt 1 - Mayor of Tshwane, Cilliers Brink, joins the team to unpack the municipal workers’ strike, the network of corruption in the city, coalitions, and the future of the city.
14 Sep 1AM 56 min

Milk the Cockroach

14.09.23 Pt 1 - The team delves into some Kim Jong Un craziness, before moving onto weird farts. Would you drink cockroach milk? And Phumi is speechless after discovering that two legendary songs were both released in 1971.
14 Sep 12AM 59 min

Lost Leaders

13.09.23 Pt 2 - Popping in for a general catch-up is editor-at-large of Sunday Times Lifestyle, Aspasia Karras. They cover a variety of topics, including the fashion sense of dictators, vaping, self-inflicting pain, and much more!
13 Sep 1AM 49 min

Battle of the Gogos

13.09.23 Pt 1 - We get a life update from our technical wizard, Gomolemo Modise. Gareth brings up a conversation that he recently had about witchcraft, which leads to a deep dive into people’s various beliefs… and owls.
13 Sep 12AM 1 hr 02 min

Scammer Payback

12.09.23 Pt 2 - Gareth is taken aback by Elon Musk's child's name, Techno Mechanicus, affectionately known as Tau. The team is delighted to hear about a new beach resort coming to South Africa. And Jaco Voigt from Unbundled joins the team to discuss scams.
12 Sep 1AM 55 min

Hayfever Porn

12.09.23 Pt 1 - Bakh'abantu fell into the rabbit hole of TLC, and is utterly disappointed by how terrible reality TV is! When was the last time South Africa built an incredible monument or university? Gareth vents about old people, sparking the team's search for good old men.
12 Sep 12AM 1 hr 03 min

What’s a Kardashian?

11.09.23 Pt 2 - Gareth shares how to spot if someone is wealthy by their phone, the team has a bit of a rant about Apple products… and find out why Jackie Chan is the luckiest man in the world!
11 Sep 1AM 26 min

Opposites Attract

11.09.23 Pt 1 - To no surprise, the team is delighted about the Springboks’ win, but Gareth still has an issue with their away kit. The weekend sports recap is presented by Leigh-Ann and ChatGPT… and it's another open Q&A with renowned psychologist, Dr Hanan Bushkin.
11 Sep 12AM 58 min
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