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Charl Leslie

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Charl Leslie

Charl chats to a range of guests with topics that will have you turn up the volume so you don't miss a thing.

Sundays 09:00am - 12:00pm
Rodriguez fans don't miss this show!
Rodriguez fans don't miss this show!
pulse icon29 January 2024 11:11 / Charl Leslie

Touring with the Legend: "RODRIGUEZ TRIBUTE SHOW" - Graham Gillot spent many years touring with the iconic "Sugar Man" - Charl gets the low down!

Ballyhoo's Fergie is ready to rock the Eastern Cape!
Ballyhoo's Fergie is ready to rock the Eastern Cape!
pulse icon27 November 2023 10:56 / Charl Leslie

Charl caught up with the legendary Irish muso ahead of his band's tour to the Eastern Cape in December. In case you need reminding, this is the band that brought us the smash hit “Man On The Moon” – the song that took them to the top of the charts in

Part Four : The dos and don’ts of good mental health
Part Four : The dos and don’ts of good mental health
pulse icon27 October 2023 09:20 / Charl Leslie

Charl and psychologist Rose Gowar wrap their chat by unpacking a list of non-negotiable ways to take care of one's mental health.

Part Three : Substance abuse and mental health
Part Three : Substance abuse and mental health
pulse icon27 October 2023 09:10 / Charl Leslie

From drug abuse to overeating - Charl and psychologist Rose Gowar discuss the role substance abuse can play in someone suffering from mental health issues.

Part Two : The mental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Part Two : The mental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
pulse icon27 October 2023 08:53 / Charl Leslie

Charl and psychologist Rose Gowar discuss the part played by the pandemic in the current mental health crisis.

Algoa FM launches mental health care initiative
Algoa FM launches mental health care initiative
pulse icon27 October 2023 07:55 / Charl Leslie

Algoa FM is committed to creating a Mental Health Awareness resource across its various platforms. To launch this initiative Charl caught up with esteemed Gqeberha psychologist Rose Gowar to discuss several aspects of the mental health crisis in South Afr

The inspiring and uplifting cancer journey of Algoa FM PA Gill Forlee
The inspiring and uplifting cancer journey of Algoa FM PA Gill Forlee
pulse icon23 October 2023 09:27 / Charl Leslie

When she is not busy as the PA to our MD Alfie Jay, Gill is intent on inspiring others who are facing the big C. No matter the stage of her cancer journey, Gill always showed up to work with a smile on her face - we call her our "warrior woman." This is

Dr Cathy Walton - the oncologist changing the face of cancer care
Dr Cathy Walton - the oncologist changing the face of cancer care
pulse icon13 October 2023 12:15 / Charl Leslie

As the oncologist for our very own Gill Forlee, Executive PA to our MD, we have heard firsthand of the compassionate care, respect, and dignity with which all her patients are treated. With the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer just around the corner, it wa

Part two of Charl's chat to plastic surgeon Dr Ronel Gowar
Part two of Charl's chat to plastic surgeon Dr Ronel Gowar
pulse icon06 October 2023 11:54 / Charl Leslie

In part two of Charl's chat, the focus turned to what it’s like to be a plastic surgeon specializing in the treatment of cancer patients. Gill Forlee, Algoa FM’s PA to the MD, was one of those patients - "Words cannot begin to describe the amazing care th

Part one : Dr Ronel Gowar – the plastic surgeon turning medical culture on its head
Part one : Dr Ronel Gowar – the plastic surgeon turning medical culture on its head
pulse icon06 October 2023 11:17 / Charl Leslie

Ahead of the 25th Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, Charl sat down with a specialist doctor who has been on countless cancer journeys – including her own mother’s. In part one of this heart-to-heart chat, Gowar documents how her mother’s breast cancer diagnos

Joseph Clark - vocalist extraordinaire - releases tribute song to Freddie Mercury
Joseph Clark - vocalist extraordinaire - releases tribute song to Freddie Mercury
pulse icon11 September 2023 08:44 / Charl Leslie

The former principal ballet dancer from Amarillo, Texas, is acclaimed the world over for his show,' The Music of Queen'. No stranger to audiences in Algoa Country, Clark chats to Charl about his musical journey and the release of his tribute to Freddie,'

In conversation with Claire Johnston
In conversation with Claire Johnston
pulse icon21 August 2023 09:51 / Charl Leslie

Charl has another down-to-earth chat with one of South Africa's iconic female artists in celebration of Women's Month. Claire has been the lead singer of the unstoppable Mango Groove since the age of 19.

In conversation with PJ Powers
In conversation with PJ Powers
pulse icon14 August 2023 11:00 / Charl Leslie

Charl catches up with the inimitable and down-to-earth PJ Powers in recognition of Women's Month. A most timely chat - Powers won a Life Time Achievement award at the annual Basadi Music Awards held in Johannesburg last night.

In conversation with Robin Auld and Wendy Oldfield
In conversation with Robin Auld and Wendy Oldfield
pulse icon10 July 2023 10:26 / Charl Leslie

In our neck of the woods for some shows, Charl caught up with the two iconic SA musos who are a formidable talent as 'Auldfield.'

Charl catches up with Roland Gaspar to talk that 'pain in the neck'
Charl catches up with Roland Gaspar to talk that 'pain in the neck'
pulse icon22 May 2023 09:01 / Charl Leslie

Charl put a call through to the Eastern Cape's favorite Drivetime Host to see how his recovery is going following a surgical procedure called an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Hope to hear you back on the airwaves soon Roland!

 Charl catches up with music industry legend Jarrod Aston
Charl catches up with music industry legend Jarrod Aston
pulse icon08 May 2023 11:13 / Charl Leslie

Remember the group Cinema? if you said yes, then you will know the name Jarrod Aston - now a well-respected music, entertainment, digital media, and business entrepreneur.

Conor Maynard in conversation with Charl Leslie
Conor Maynard in conversation with Charl Leslie
pulse icon20 January 2023 09:16 / Charl Leslie

n the winter of 2022, pop star Conor Maynard disappeared from social media leaving his 13M plus followers scratching their heads. The silence from the famous YouTuber, after a headline tour hitting more than 20 cities across the US and Europe, was perplex

Smokie's Pete Lincoln on touring to SA
Smokie's Pete Lincoln on touring to SA
pulse icon05 December 2022 11:44 / Charl Leslie

Charl catches up with lead singer, Pete Lincoln, ahead of their trip to Mzansi.

Algoa FM's Cornelius Poisat on the Sunday Sitdown
Algoa FM's Cornelius Poisat on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon28 November 2022 09:24 / Charl Leslie

Algoa FM's multi-talented Breakfast Show Producer was in the hot seat for the last on-air edition of the Sunday Sitdown - does he dish any "dirt" on Wayne, Lee, and Charlie T? If you missed the chat, find out right here!

The vivacious Mandisa Magwaxaza LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
The vivacious Mandisa Magwaxaza LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon15 November 2022 12:14 / Charl Leslie

The delightful and multi-talented Mandisa, the latest addition to Algoa FM's weekend lineup, was in the hot seat for this week's edition of the Sunday Sitdown.

Trailblazing entrepreneur Alasia Hayward LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
Trailblazing entrepreneur Alasia Hayward LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon07 November 2022 10:04 / Charl Leslie

The fascinating life story of Benoni-born Alasia Hayward - from starting up a chain of aerobic studios in Greece to owning and running the Newton Park SUPERSPAR and sharing her marital bed with 8 dogs and three cats! 1

Paramedic Leon Rossouw on surviving prostate cancer
Paramedic Leon Rossouw on surviving prostate cancer
pulse icon31 October 2022 09:07 / Charl Leslie

Gardmed paramedic, Leon Roussouw, was this week's Sunday Sitdown guest ahead of the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer happening on 5 November - he proved yet again that early detection is key.

Surviving cancer - Algoa FM'S Executive PA on the Sunday Sitdown
Surviving cancer - Algoa FM'S Executive PA on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon24 October 2022 08:56 / Charl Leslie

The pint-sized PA to Algoa FM's MD, Gill Forlee, packs plenty of punch! She has fought cancer not once, but twice. A double mastectomy later, she's still smiling, an inspiring and fitting guest indeed ahead of Algoa FM's Big Walk for Cancer on November 5.

The Executive Mayor of NMB LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
The Executive Mayor of NMB LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon17 October 2022 10:26 / Charl Leslie

Getting to know the man behind the public image, the recently appointed Executive Mayor of the Metro, Retief Odendaal, was in the Sunday Sitdown seat, quite fittingly on World Bosses Day.

Annelu Le Roux LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
Annelu Le Roux LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon03 October 2022 09:28 / Charl Leslie

Getting to know the gorgeous and multi-talented Annelu Le Roux, Algoa FM's newly appointed in-house copywriter, and Saturday night presenter.

Linda Mzamane LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
Linda Mzamane LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon26 September 2022 09:23 / Charl Leslie

In the Sunday Sitdown seat this week was the dynamic and multi-talented Linda Mzamane. Describing herself as a veteran 'mag hag', Linda is currently the Editor-In-Chief of the Clicks ClubCard magazine.

Algoa FM's JP Botha LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
Algoa FM's JP Botha LIVE on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon19 September 2022 11:08 / Charl Leslie

Algoa Country gets to know the person behind the velvety smooth tones of JP Botha - the new voice and face of Algoa FM's popular Top 30 Show.

 Yvonne DelaRey Smith on the Sunday Sitdown
Yvonne DelaRey Smith on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon12 September 2022 09:34 / Charl Leslie

The HOD of Westering High is about to hit the road to settle in the fair Cape. Undoubtedly one of the most highly esteemed in the teaching profession, her vibrant personality and passion for her learners will indeed be our loss.

Brett Adkins on the Sunday Sitdown
Brett Adkins on the Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon05 September 2022 08:57 / Charl Leslie

Veteran journalist and editor-at-large, radio man, thespian, and now popular YouTuber - Charl caught up with PE's "City Slukker" for a highly entertaining edition of the Sunday Sitdown.

Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Rochelle Skead
Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Rochelle Skead
pulse icon29 August 2022 08:29 / Charl Leslie

As Women's Month comes to a close, Charl was joined by Rochelle Skead, a Specialised Kinesiologist and Conscious Living Coach. If you missed it, take a listen, Rochelle has a passion for helping people thrive through overcoming mental health issues and st

Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Jennifer Lindridge
Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Jennifer Lindridge
pulse icon22 August 2022 08:22 / Charl Leslie

The multi-talented and vivacious Jennifer Lindridge, described by her husband as a "tiny blonde tactile missile", was an instant choice for our Women's Month Series. And not one to miss an opportunity, the dynamic animal lover has set Charl Leslie a chall

Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Robyn Mafanya
Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Robyn Mafanya
pulse icon15 August 2022 08:52 / Charl Leslie

An indomitable spirit has seen East London's Robyn Mafana turn the hardship of financial loss, brought about by the pandemic, into an opportunity to uplift others through the founding and exceptional work of the Nyara Youth Development Centre. Take a list

Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Lindsay Ziehl MBE
Sunday Sitdown Women's Month Series - Lindsay Ziehl MBE
pulse icon08 August 2022 08:17 / Charl Leslie

The indefatigable women's rights activist, therapist, mediator, and recipient of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Lindsay has turned grief into an opportunity to make a real difference in the fight against domestic abuse.

The Good News Guy on The Sunday Sitdown
The Good News Guy on The Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon13 June 2022 09:44 / Charl Leslie

To use a cliché - does Brent Lindeque need any introduction? Charl caught up with him in recognition of Gay Pride Month. Take a listen.

Nasrene on The Sunday Sitdown
Nasrene on The Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon09 May 2022 10:39 / Charl Leslie

The talented singer/songwriter, now calling Sweden home, joined Charl for a special Mother's Day chat following her recently dropped new single titled “Little Things”, an ode to her mother and all the mothers around the world.

Doreen Loubser on The Sunday Sitdown
Doreen Loubser on The Sunday Sitdown
pulse icon29 April 2022 10:56 / Charl Leslie

With 15th years under her belt at Algoa FM, it’s fair to say that Doreen Loubser has done it all, from the graveyard shift to hosting her own show, and everything else in between. Now the Online News Editor for Algoa FM, Doreen proved to be a captivating

Blind athlete Cornelia Liebenberg on conquering IRONMAN 70.3
Blind athlete Cornelia Liebenberg on conquering IRONMAN 70.3
pulse icon11 April 2022 10:55 / Charl Leslie

Charl caught up with this awe-inspiring athlete for this week's edition of the Sunday Sitdown.