Penny Smith

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Campaigner Andrew Wallis offered advice to people caught in the 'sex for rent' trap

'Sex for rent' ads are a cancer in society, says anti-slavery campaigner

'Sex for rent' ads are a cancer in society, says anti-slavery campaigner

Andrew Wallis has described the nightmare facing scores of homeless people to Penny Smith

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

DJ Trevor Nelson joins Penny Smith to discuss how the music industry has changed over time

DJ Trevor Nelson joins Penny Smith to discuss how the music industry has changed over time

DJ Trevor Nelson on how the music industry has changed over time

Trevor Nelson tells Penny Smith that he finds the charts dull now, as there is no real competition between artists

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Kerensa Jennings reveals details on her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

The writer and TV producer swung by the studio to discuss her new book with Penny Smith

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

The BBC presenter's new BBC Two series, 'Turkey with Simon Reeve', explores the country in a series of instalments

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Penny Smith hears of how joining a choir could help to rehabilitate offenders

Penny Smith hears how joining a choir could help rehabilitate offenders

Penny Smith hears how joining a choir could help rehabilitate offenders

The team behind Choirs Beating Time - a charity to stop offenders from repeating crimes - swung by the studio to explain how the charity works

Chloe Brotheridge on her new book The Anxiety Solution: A Quieter Mind, a Calmer You

Chloe Brotheridge on her new book 'The Anxiety Solution: A Quieter Mind, a Calmer You'

Chloe Brotheridge on her book The Anxiety Solution: A Quieter Mind, a Calmer You

The author and trained psychiatrist popped by the studio for a chat with Penny Smith

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Emily Barr chats about her new book 'The One Memory of Flora Banks'

Emily Barr chats about her new book 'The One Memory of Flora Banks'

Emily Barr chats about her new book 'The One Memory of Flora Banks'

The author popped by the studio for a chat with Penny Smith

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

International Women's Day 2017: Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

Hannah Witton, Melanie Eusebe and Catherine Mayer came onto talkRADIO to share more details about the event at the Southbank Centre

'I like books which like to do something different' - Julianne Pachico on her new book 'The Lucky Ones'

'I like books that do something different' - Julianne Pachico on her new book 'The Lucky Ones' and her career

Julianne Pachico on her new book 'The Lucky Ones' and her career

The author popped by the studio for a chat with Penny Smith

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

The author swung by the studio for a chat about his book

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Penny Smith's book club: Kimberley Chambers on her book 'Backstabber'

Penny Smith's Book Club: Kimberley Chambers on her book 'Backstabber'

Penny Smith's Book Club: Kimberley Chambers on her book 'Backstabber'

The best-selling author Kimberley Chambers popped into the studio for a chat with Penny Smith

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Penny Smith's book club: Jane Fallon on her book My Sweet Revenge

Ricky Gervais' partner Jane Fallon discusses her new book My Sweet Revenge with Penny Smith

Penny Smith's book club: Jane Fallon on her book My Sweet Revenge

The best-selling author popped by the studio for a chat with Penny Smith

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Penny Smith's book club: Simon Mayo on his novel 'Blame'

Penny Smith's book club: Simon Mayo on his novel 'Blame'

Penny Smith's book club: Simon Mayo on his novel 'Blame'

The broadcaster entered the Saturday Breakfast book club.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Brexit: UK future has to be focused on more than GDP, insists thinktank director

Brexit: UK future has to be focused on more than GDP, insists thinktank director

Brexit: UK future has to be focused on more than GDP, insists thinktank director

This follows the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, warning against "division and despair" if the government's plan is to focus on money rather than people

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

'There's a lot of similarities between Antarctica and space flight', doctor Beth Healey reveals more about space research in Antarctica

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

European Space Agency researcher Beth Healey talks us through her experience in the freezing cold of Antarctica

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Expert praises the success of Mars simulation experiment in Hawaii

Expert praises the success of Mars simulation experiment in Hawaii

Expert praises the success of Mars simulation experiment in Hawaii

A team of six people have emerged today after living in isolation for one year

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

Asthma UK Chief Executive says NHS treatment of the condition is 'complacent'

A report by the charity revealed there are more than 1,000 needless deaths from the condition

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Brexit: expert warns of economic complacency despite sales increase

Brexit: 'shoppers are ignoring Project Fear and the high street remains buoyant'

Shoppers are ignoring 'Project Fear' and high street remains buoyant post-Brexit

But expert Annie Shaw reckons 'it's too early' to tell if this increase will curb recession

Calls for the Olympic victory parade to be held outside of London

Olympic victory parade 2016: 'There should be a discussion about which city should host the parade', says Baroness Tessa Jowell

Tessa Jowell says discussion needed over Olympic parade venue

Jowell says 'we should respect fact our winning athletes come from right across the UK' while former London mayor Ken Livingstone backs parade

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Lentil Vadas

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Lentil Vadas

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear a new recipe each week

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Masala Dosa

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Masala Dosa

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Masala Dosa

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear a new recipe each week

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - John Redwood MP on why we need Trident

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood defends Trident decision

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood on Trident decision

The Conservative MP spoke to Penny Smith following the Commons vote to update Britain's nuclear deterrent

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Surf & Turf

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Surf and Turf

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Surf and Turf

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

Political commentator claims respect for institutions is 'eroding' after Baton Rouge police shootings

Political commentator claims Obama, not guns, to blame after Baton Rouge police shootings

US commentator claims Obama administration partly to blame for police shootings

Talk-show host Charlie Wolf insists 'these people aren't thinking twice about shooting cops' after Baton Rouge horror

'The band's the happiest it's ever been', Cheryl Baker on why Bucks Fizz turned down £1 million

Making Their Mind Up: Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker on turning down £1m reunion

Making Their Mind Up: Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker on turning down £1m reunion

Band members rejected big money offer for reunion TV show

'You realise how ridiculous the whole thing is', says the man who played Pokémon Go without a phone

'You realise how ridiculous the whole thing is', says the man who played Pokémon Go without a phone

'How ridiculous', says the man who played Pokémon Go without a phone

Writer Oobah Butler decided to try out Pokémon Go...without the app

'Elton John had gone to enormous lengths to cover it up' - Lawyer explains singer's sexual harassment case

'Elton John had gone to enormous lengths to cover it up' - Lawyer explains singer's sexual harassment claim

Media lawyer explains Sir Elton John's sexual harassment claim

Mark Stephens said the singer 'had gone to enormous lengths to cover it up'

Monday, July 11, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Paella

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Paella

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

Friday, July 8, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016

'A paper you can carry like a badge of honour' - The New European editor on it's launch

'A paper you can carry like a badge of honour' - The New European editor on its launch

The New European editor: 'A paper you can carry like a badge of honour'

The New European newspaper is aimed at those who supported the Remain campaign

Dallas shooting: 'It was a conversation about whether the parents of my child's friends owned weapons', says an African American lawyer

Gun control: 'We wondered whether the parents of my child's friends had weapons', says US lawyer

'We wondered whether the parents of my child's friends had weapons'

African American lawyer Melissa Jean Beay discusses the issues of guns in the US

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Poke

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Poke

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

Monday, July 4, 2016

Monday, July 4, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Pulled Pork Buns

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Pulled Pork Buns

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra: Before I Go To Sleep author S.J. Watson reveals his secrets

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra: Before I Go To Sleep author reveals his secrets

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra

Novelist S.J. Watson tells Penny Smith all about the challenges of being a man writing in a woman's voice

Mars Approach: Astronomer tells you how you can see the Red Planet from your home

Life on Mars: Get great views of the Red Planet on Monday night

Life on Mars: Get great views of the Red Planet on Monday night

British Astronomical Association's Dr. John Mason gave Penny Smith a lowdown on what to look out for

Why do we love superheroes so much? Behavioural Psychologist Jo Hemmings explains

Superheroes: Why do we love them? A behavioural psychologist explains…

Superheroes: Why do we love them? A behavioural psychologist explains…

TV shrink reveals why adults adore the comic-book characters

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Death of rare animal sparks "big ethical question" says The Gorilla Organization

Monday, May 2, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager Laurie Scott

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager Laurie Scott

'Tips should 100 per cent go to the staff', insists restaurant manager

Laurie Scott wholeheartedly agrees with the government's report suggesting employees should keep their tips in full

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach Francesca Blechner reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach Francesca Blechner reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Kid, kip hooray! Lifestyle coach reveals the secrets to a great night's sleep

Francesca Blechner on what you should do before bedtime

'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

Kids' Strike: 'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

'Blame the parents' - Best-selling author Liz Fraser on children's exam stress

Kids as young as six will be staying away from school tomorrow in protestover tougher SATs