Smile FM Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show

Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show

Cape Town wakes up to the Ryan O' Connor Breakfast Show every weekday morning 6am - 9am with a chance to crack Ryan's R 50 000 Noise! Sucess Lekabe on traffic, Ricky Shroeder on sports, Merentia van der Vent on News and Producer Phil De Lange.
Daily English South Africa Comedy Interviews Narrated by Success Lekabe, Ricky Schroeder
477 Episodes
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Jimmy Nevis pays homage to the Luxurama

Jimmy Nevis and Craig Lucas have joined forces for the first time to create a powerful new single, ‘Never Forget’. This collaboration is not just a musical milestone but also a significant cultural event, as the song features prominently in the upcoming documentary, "A Cape Town Song: The Story of…
19 Jul 5AM 6 min

A trip down memory lane with TV shows

MacGyver could make a bomb out of matches and bubblegum. Brakanjan was a heroic, sword fighting dog. Die Swart Kat might have inspired the concept of neighbourhood watch. These are all things that wouldn't make sense to someone who didn't grow up watching TV in the 80s and 90s. We…
18 Jul 5AM 1 min

Anthea opens up about the tragic loss of her son

Last month 17 year old cyclist Calib de Kock, of the Phoenix Cycling Club, tragically lost his life on a training ride in Sea Point when someone opened their car door, and he collided with it. Ryan spoke to his mom to see how the family is coping.
17 Jul 6AM 6 min

The hardest thing any parent can do

It's been just over a month since the tragic death of 17 year old cyclist Calib de Kock. According to information, the 17 year old Calib de Kock, of the Phoenix Cycling Club, was out for a training ride in Sea Point when someone opened their car door, and he…
17 Jul 5AM 3 min

R50 000 goes to Mark for cracking Ryan's Noise!

It's been 67 days and someone finally cracked Ryan's latest R50 000 Noise. Mark Petersen correctly identified the 3rd noise of 2024 as "an avocado being crushed by a car's wheel". Tune in at 7am and 8am to hear Ryan's new R50 000 noise.
15 Jul 3AM 3 min

Stepping up to save Little Nicela

Nicela Naude was abandoned by her biological mother in hospital and was adopted by Maddy and Jacques Naude. Life hasn't been easy for the family as Nicela was diagnosed with Klippel Trenaunay Webber Syndrom - a rare, potentially fatal disease. Unfortunately Maddy and Jacques aren't able to keep up with…
10 Jul 2AM 4 min

Little Nicela's fight continues

Nicela Naude was born at Groote Schuur Hospital and abandoned by her biological mother. She was adopted by Maddy and Jacques Naude. Nicela was diagnosed with Klippel Trenaunay Webber Syndrom - a rare, potentially fatal disease. Nicela needs daily medication and treatment to improve her quality of life. Unfortunately Maddy…
10 Jul 1AM 9 min

A UFO trampoline and wheelie bin escaped!

Another cold front has hit Cape Town bringing heavy rain, snow, and strong winds to the city, Overberg, Drakenstein and Stellenbosch areas. With stormy conditions you might also see a few bizarre things on your commute.
9 Jul 6AM 2 min

The back to school sigh of relief

Admit it, you're happy that schools are back for the 3rd term. You just needed a break from the last three weeks of balancing work, life, and keeping the kids entertained.
9 Jul 5AM 3 min

Sexy Socks joins Smile FM to get 100 000 socks to children in need

Sexy Socks is a unique, proudly South African business. For every pair sold, they donate a pair of school socks to a child in one of South Africa’s underprivileged schools. As of July 2024, they will have donated over 500,000 pairs! Founder and CEO Dave Hutchison joined us for a…
1 Jul 4AM 5 min

Sexy Socks - where style meets mission

The Sexy Socks range, proudly designed and made in Africa, consists of bamboo, cotton and active socks in countless unique, bright designs. For every pair sold, they donate a pair of school socks to a child in one of South Africa’s underprivileged schools. As of July 2024, they will have…
1 Jul 4AM 5 min

The Joy live in studio

In less than three years, South Africa’s The Joy has become known for its ability to spread instant euphoria with a unique sound that has the ability to transcend genre and continents alike. They’re fast gaining international attention and recently performed to 100 000 people with Doja Cat at Coachella…
27 Jun 6AM 3 min

Robbie Maddison and Freestyle Kings are headed to Cape Town

Freestyle Kings LIVE is the newest and biggest freestyle motocross and BMX spectacle to hit the world stage. Fresh off a 13 stop tour of Australia and New Zealand, and is heading to South Africa for the first time this November and you can see it live at DHL Stadium…
26 Jun 4AM 8 min

Breaking records comes with many challenges

On the morning of May 10th, at an altitude of 6,405 meters, the Madswimmer team surpassed the previous record of a high altitude swim of 6,370 meters set by Australian Dan Bull in the Andes Mountains in South America. This means they now hold the highest swim record and it…
21 Jun 5AM 7 min

Vanes-Marie du Toit breaks a world record with the Madswimmers

Former Proteas netball player, award winning TV presenter, and overall superstar Vanes-Marie du Toit finally found some time to pop by for a visit. Vanes-Marie is also pushing herself to greater heights and recently found herself up in the Himalayas, conquering mountains and world records.
21 Jun 4AM 5 min

What's causing our drop in I.Q.?

Apparently IQ levels have been falling since 1975. Research indicates this decline in IQ scores is due to environmental factors in various countries rather than genetic changes. The show got talking about what the environmental factors might be…
19 Jun 6AM 4 min

To be stingy...or not to be stingy?

A lot of us would be considered stingy to our peers and it seems like we see it everywhere - from the way people handle money, to splitting bills, and even bring-and-braais.
19 Jun 6AM 4 min

She owns over 400 pairs of shoes

How often do you think about the amount of shoes you own? Who do you know that owns the most shoes you've ever seen? We think we might have found that person.
19 Jun 6AM 4 min

Neil Sandilands is about to hit the road

When he's not lighting up the big screen in Hollywood he enjoys spending his time at home. Neil Sandilands is back in South Africa with some exciting projects on the horizon. Not only is Neil an Emmy nominated actor, but he is also a SAMA nominated musician. He told us…
18 Jun 4AM 6 min

From 7de Laan to Hollywood Boulevard - Neil Sandilands

When he's not lighting up the big screen in Hollywood he enjoys spending his time at home. Neil Sandilands is back in South Africa with some exciting projects on the horizon. He popped into our studios for a chat.
18 Jun 4AM 6 min
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