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
412 Episodes
1 – 20

My kid got hold of my phone

It's one thing to give your child a phone, but what happens when they get hold of yours?They do everything from messaging your boss, to spending thousands, and throwing it in the toilet.
21 Feb 5AM 7 min

"I gave my 1 year old a phone"

You may remember a conversation around the topic of kids using phones and their safety. We got a call from a parent who gave her child a phone when she was just a year old. While a lot of people may have raised their eyebrows at the idea, apparently it…
21 Feb 5AM 3 min

Iain Banner talks about next Africa's Green Economy Summit

Africa's Green Economy Summit, 21-23 February 2024 in Cape Town, South Africa, is a platform that unites the global investor community, project owners, and business executives, all under one roof with African governments, cities, and policy-makers. Founder of Go Green Africa and friend of the show Iain Banner popped in…
16 Feb 3AM 6 min

Dear Mammie: Rick writes a letter to his dear late mother

Rick reflected on Valentine's Day and why it's sometimes a sore point for him. His late mom was always his first Valentine and his first love. Ryan suggested he write her a letter and Ricky was kind enough to share it with us today.
15 Feb 5AM 3 min

Your stories that got your ex's name into Love Stinks

We know that Valentine's Day isn't the best time for a lot of people. Sometimes Valentine's Day reminds us of that ex that broke our heart. So we decided to give you the ultimate revenge. With a donation of R100 to the Cape of Good Hope SPCA we allowed you…
14 Feb 2AM 2 min

The stages of an argument

Ryan wanted to know about some of the petty arguments that our listeners recently had with our partners. One caller seems to have been through it all so much that he's identified the 4 stages of a petty argument.
12 Feb 4AM 2 min

The last petty argument you had with your partner

It's the week of love and as Valentine's Day approaches we reflect on the ups and downs of a relationship. Ryan wanted to know about some of the petty arguments that our listeners recently had with our partners.
12 Feb 3AM 4 min

Safety concerns for parents around the Internet, apps, and A.I.

This week we observe Safer Internet Day. With technology moving as fast as it is you might feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to what you, and particularly your children, might be exposed to. Dean McCoubrey, founder of MySociaLife, specialises in educating parents, kids, teens, schools, and even medical…
7 Feb 6AM 7 min

Yoko Ono and the subjectivity of art

Ryan discovered a clip of Yoko Ono doing a performance art piece in a gallery. While the jury's out on whether or not it's actually considered art or not, she definitely knows how to turn some heads.
6 Feb 4AM 3 min

Deacon Blue's Ricky Ross on the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show

Deacon Blue are headed to South Africa for the first time ever. On the 22nd of February you can catch them live at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Ricky Ross is thrilled to embark on the band's debut tour of South Africa and shared his excitement on the Ryan O'Connor Breakfast Show…
5 Feb 3AM 7 min

The wedding organiser that went AWOL

It's wedding season with wine farms around the province alive and well with the sounds of love & marriage. Most people have a story or two about their wedding that they'll never forget - sometimes for all the wrong reasons. But for one Smile FM listener it was a total…
25 Jan 4AM 6 min

Iain Banner on the current and future state of electric cars

It's the 22nd of January and yet it feels like there are still 30 days to go till pay day. You'll be eyeing that fuel gauge with trepidation till the 25th when we can all finally fill our tanks again. The solution to some could be to switch to electric…
22 Jan 6AM 5 min

Getting the most out of your fuel tank

It's the 22nd of January and yet it feels like there are still 30 days to go till pay day. You'll be eyeing that fuel gauge with trepidation till the 25th when we can all finally fill our tanks again. With our minds occupied with making our last rands stretch…
22 Jan 6AM 3 min

The first day of school 2024

The day has finally arrived. Kids are going back to school and for 93 thousand grade one kids it's their first day of big school.
17 Jan 4AM 4 min

Hello, 2024!

Happy New Year and compliments of the season (that's the last time we say it)! We're so happy to be back. Of course we get you to school and work laughing every morning. Here's what went down on Monday 15 January.
16 Jan 6AM 3 min

Nance from Twenty 4 Seven

The world's biggest retro bash comes to Cape Town on 7 January 2024, featuring the best international artists and DJs from the 80`s and 90`s ever assembled in South Africa. Twenty 4 Seven will be on the line-up and Nance from the iconic dance group spoke to Ryan about the…
22 Dec 2023 2AM 3 min
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